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Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Otto Preminger directed this crime drama that was nominated for 7 Oscars. James Stewart abbeers in a few scenes with rare bottles of Bosch. We also spot a nice six pack of cans of the brew from Houghton, Michigan under the bar. Finally, flat top cans of Schlitz and Blatz are observed in the garbage can at the end of …

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Bridges of Madison County, The (1995)

There are plenty of bottles of Rainier visible as bridge photographer Clint Eastwood woos the affections of housewife Meryl Streep. The love birds are also spotted canoodling with bottles of Schlitz under the glow of an Olympia neon sign at the bar which also features beautiful Blatz and Budweiser Clydesdales signs.

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Sniper, The (1952)

Arthur Franz plays a sharp shooter with major woman issues in this crime drama. He goes BTM (beer to mouth) with a beautifully displayed bottle of Blatz.

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Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)

Henry Fonda passes 2 beautiful Busch Bavarian six packs to Lucille Ball in this family comedy. There are also vintage sixers of Burgermeister, Blatz and Fisher on the shelf of the commissary.

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Winning (1969)

There are some fantastic vintage sightings in this Paul Newman racing drama starting with window Meister Brau and outdoor Blatz signs. Joanne Woodward and Richard Thomas (John Boy Walton) are seen with cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon and Robert Wagner is spotted with an array of bottles including Schlitz. At the race track we get a fan drinking Stroh’s and …

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Big Heat, The (1953)

Glenn Ford plays a tough cop who takes on a powerful crime syndicate in this thrilling crime drama. We see a pair of nice Blatz flat top cans that appear to be being opened upside down.

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Carlito’s Way (1993)

Al Pacino brings back a couple of his buddies from “Scarface” in this Puerto Rican crime drama. Dos Equis bottles are generously spotted and we get also Blatz and XX neon signs while Al is delivering a pool stick beat down. There’s also a background Schmidt’s clock.

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Death Proof (2007)

Quentin Tarantino wrote, directed and appears in the thrilling adventures of ‘Stuntman Mike’, played by Kurt Russell, who uses his cars to terrorize hotties. There’s excellent neon on display here including Shiner Bock, Dos Equis, Hamm’s, Blatz, Schlitz, Tecate, Corona, Pabst a ‘Hot Chili Cold Bud’ and more.

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Reluctant Astronaut, The (1967)

Don Knott’s stars as the title character in this comedy that features some outstanding items. There’s an excellent Eastside Old Tap sign and beautiful Pabst & Schlitz signs as well. We also spot rare PBR boxer and Blatz figurines and a dark haired Leslie Nielson with one of 3 different Falstaff signs.

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Back to School (1986)

Rodney Dangerfield stars as Thornton Melon who’s the world’s oldest living freshman. There’s plenty of Miller products to be seen and we get a nice variety of neon including Harp, Magnum and Little Kings. Adrienne Barbeau and Burt Young appear and Robert Downey Jr. is spotted with a nice vintage Blatz sign.

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Sixteen Candles (1984)

Suburban Chicago is the setting for this John Hughes directed high school romantic comedy. Anthony Michael Hall and John Cusack appear with an excellent ‘Beer-a-myd’ constructed of Special Export, Blatz and Old Style & O.S.Light cans. A neck braced Joan Cusack is also spotted in one of the many Old Style scenes.

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Blues Brothers, The (1980)

Joliet Jake and Elwood star in the Grand-Daddy of ’em all with 16 different brands documented. There’s excellent neon sightings including rare Rhinelander and Huber and we get the boys both going BTM (beer to mouth) with bottles of St Pauli Girl. A great Drewry’s sign is spied at Aretha Franklin’s soul food restaurant and we see 2 extremely scarce …