Woody Allen wrote, directed and stars in this comedy as bungling criminal Virgil Starkwell. He abbeers with several background neons including Olympia, Hamm’s, Budweiser and a partial Burgermeister ‘Burgie’ sign.
Kirk Douglas plays a cowboy who goes to the city to get imprisoned in order to spring his friend. There is great bar room stuff on display including cases of Pabst Blue Ribbon, Carta Blanca, Burgermeiser, Coors and Budweiser. There are also Carta Blanca signs and sixers. Carroll O’Conner (aka Archie Bunker) abbeers in between Schlitz and Burgermeister neon.
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.
Steve McQueen is an up and coming poker player trying to prove himself in a high stakes game. The opening credits give us an outdoor Schlitz sign. Colorful, vintage Hamm’s bottles are seen during the cock fighting scene and the lovely Ann-Margret is in frame with what I believe to be bottles of Burgermeister.
‘Beers on Film’ Hall of Famer Clint Eastwood does it again with another excellent post. This time he’s an Arizona lawman who heads to New York to escort a fugitive. There’s some beautiful Ballentine and Piels neon on display and we get what I believe are 2 types of Burgermeister cans displayed behind the bar.
This is an excellent, five star addition to ‘Beers on Film’. There’s major star power and absolutely fantastic beer sightings. Clark Gable appears with a Hamm’s neon and Eli Wallach is spied under a beautiful and rare Regal Select neon. Not to be outdone, Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift are spotted in a huge pile of vintage cans including Coors, …