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Tread Perilously — Maude: The Slumlord

Tread Perilously begins a month of Women First television shows with an episode of Maude called “The Slumlord.” When a man pickets in front of Maude’s house, she discovers Walter invested in a slum. After inviting the man in, she … Continue reading

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“Don’t Shoot the Dog” and Other Tales of the Hunter

When director Brian Helgeland delivered his cut of “Payback,” he learned an important lesson: “Don’t Shoot the Dog.” In his film, based on the novel “The Hunter” by Donald Westlake (under the name Richard Stark), a dog named Porter is … Continue reading

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