Cinema: Together Again For the First Time

Not long ago, people went up to the attic to stow clutter away. Today they bring it down. Nostalgia and its bastard cousin, camp, have transformed debris into antiques, and trivia into gold. In the Hollywood attic, two losers have been moldering for over a year, waiting for a miracle that would render them profitable. The leftovers are Fearless Frank and Madigan's Millions, and the miracle is Midnight Cowboy, which reinforced the reputation of Dustin Hoffman and elevated Jon Voight from a cipher into a star with a six-figure salary. This month American International Pictures, with the calculation of a jeweler...

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