Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Dean Martin in the title role as “San Francisco’s toughest attorney,”

Hey pallies, likes today's post 'gain proves likes you just never know where Dino-devotion will pop up! From the blog, "beta blook.BAM/PFA" comes a very very intriguin' Dino-post that puts the accent on our great man in one of his last big screen appearances, "Mr. Ricco."

Likes BAM/PFA stands for the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive at the University of Cali. Media Relations Manager of BAM/PFA Mr. Peter Cavagnaro has scribed a post featurin' some original poster art from "Mr. Ricco" as well as a very hard to find vid clip of a movie trailer from this flick.

Why are the pallies at this university art museum and film archives featurin' our Dino? Well likes as you will read below, Ricco "features a shootout in the BAM/PFA galleries" no less. Rememberin' seein' this flick and of course likes remembers that shootout scene, but likes never knew where it was filmed.

Likes never woulda expected our most beloved Dino to have shown up at this educational pad, but that's the transformin' power of our Dino...'cause Dino-devotion knows no barriers what so ever!

ilovedinomartin sends out our deepest and truest Dino-appreciato for this most unique and delightful Dino-postin, and 'specially to Mr. Peter Cavagnaro for doin' the Dino-research. To view this in it's original format, likes just clicks on the tag of this Dino-message. Keeps lovin' our Dino..and keeps wonderin' where our Dino will turns up next! Dino-forever, DMP

Mr. Ricco :: Dean Martin, Bullets, and BAM/PFA
Peter Cavagnaro. Posted March 19, 2012 12:47 PM

A patron recently clued us in to the existence of this trailer for Mr. Ricco. The film stars an aging Dean Martin in the title role as “San Francisco’s toughest attorney,” who has been hired to defend a black militant accused of murder. But the real star of this now hard-to-find 1975 gem is BAM/PFA. Check out this trailer, which features a shootout in the BAM/PFA galleries. We promise no Hans Hoffmann works were hurt during the filming!

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