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Helen MacInnes, the Queen of Spy Thrillers, is Back on the Market

Last summer, Helen MacInnes’ bestseller spy novels were reissued in paperback and now some of her classic spy thrillers are available electronically from Amazon for download to your Kindle. If you’re not familiar with Helen MacInnes’ books, you might be aware of the exciting films that were produced based on four of her novels: Above Suspicion (1943) starring Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurry, Assignment in Brittany (1943) starring Jean-Pierre Aumont and Susan Peters, The Venetian Affair (1967) starring Robert Vaughn and Elke Sommer, and The Salzburg Connection (1972) starring Barry Newman and Anna Karina. Continue reading

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Hollywood Goes Apoplectic as Atlas Shrugs

Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, Part I, is now playing at movie theaters throughout the country. The film premiered in DC the other night and several of the actors were on hand to mark its debut. Below is a clip from PJTV that includes scenes from the movies and well as quicky interviews with two of the actors in the film. Take note of the actors’ comments Continue reading

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