Video: 'Zsa Zsa Gabor - Mad Mad World George Burns Cinerama Dome 1963 Hollywood Backstage' (Nov. 7, 1963, at 1:06)
(Thursday, November 7, 1963) — It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, an epic comedy film about a group of greedy clowns who tear up the countryside in search of buried treasure, premiered tonight at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California. Read more on ‘It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’ premieres in Hollywood 50 years ago tonight (1963)…
Video: '007 #2: From Russia with Love - Official Trailer '
(Thursday, October 10, 1963) — James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE in From Russia with Love, second entry in the James Bond film series which premiered today at the Odeon Leicester Square in London.
Directed by Terence Young, the film stars Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, Pedro Armendáriz, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee and Daniela Bianchi.
Video: 'Tom Jones' trailer
(Sunday September 29, 1963) — Tom Jones, a British adventure comedy film about a country boy in 18th-century England who becomes a playboy, premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Read more on ‘Tom Jones’ premieres at Venice Film Festival 50 years ago today (1963)…
Video: 'Blood Feast (1963) - Full Movie'
(Friday, July 6, 1963) — Blood Feast, the cult horror film about a psychopathic food caterer who kills people so that he can include their body parts in his meals and perform sacrifices to his “Egyptian goddess” Ishtar, had its world premiere at a drive-in theater in Peoria, Illinois. Read more on ‘Blood Feast’ premieres at Peoria drive-in theater 50 years ago today (1963)…
Video: 'Lilies of the Field' trailer
(Friday, July 5, 1963) — Lilies of the Field, a film about an African American itinerant worker who encounters a group of East German nuns, who believe he has been sent to them by God to build them a new chapel, opened today in West Germany.
Directed by Ralph Nelson, the film stars Sidney Poitier and Lilia Skala.
Video: 'The Great Escape' trailer
(Thursday, June 20, 1963) — The Great Escape, a film about an escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II, premiered today in London.
Directed by John Sturges, the film stars Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence and James Coburn.
Video: 'Cleopatra' trailer
(Wednesday, June 12, 1963) — Cleopatra, an epic drama film that chronicles the struggles of Cleopatra VII, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperialist ambitions of Rome, premiered today in New York City.
Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, the film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Roddy McDowall, Martin Landau, Hume Cronyn, and George Cole.
Video: 'The Nutty Professor' trailer
(Tuesday, June 4, 1963) — The Nutty Professor, a science fiction comedy feature film about a timid chemist discovers a potion that unleashes his sleazy side (a parody of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), opened today in U.S. theaters.
Directed by Jerry Lewis, the film stars Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore and Kathleen Freeman.