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Tom Laughlin Turns 80! And You Can Be There!

Tweet We have a few important events and announcements: We are restoring ALL of Tom Laughlin’s films to glorious 1080p HD We are close to a deal for the films to begin playing on TV again (and could use your help, see below) Tom Laughlin turns 80! Restoration A few years back we undertook a…

‘The Young Sinner’ Stars of Tomorrow

Do you recognize the incredible child performers in this clip from Tom Laughlin’s early film, ‘The Young Sinner’? One of them would go on to star in the ‘Billy Jack’ movies, singing songs and being wonderful. The other would

Young Stephanie Powers in ‘The Young Sinner’

How cute is Stephanie Powers? I may have seen this film before, but I have no memory of it. It’s like seeing a brand new movie from 52 – yes, FIFTY-TWO years ago.

‘Young Sinner’ Prelim Box Art

It is still very early in the production process, we still have a lot of work to do restoring the picture and sound, but I couldn’t resist putting together some preliminary cover art. Our preliminary restoration work suggest the picture is going to polish up beautifully.

Coming Soon! ‘The Young Sinner’

Tweet Tom Laughlin’s second film, Young Sinner, is about to be available again! We recovered the only surviving elements from the film in our deal with Warner Brothers, and we’ve transferred the film to HD video, and are about to get the sound transferred to digital file. Once complete, we’ll begin restoration on the film…

Billy Jack Opening in Cincinnatti, OH

This is it! The ad that started it all!

Delores Taylor Video Passess 133,000140,000 Views

Thirteen weeks ago we posted the post-rape scene between Jean and Cindy (Delores Taylor and Susan Foster) from Billy Jack. I mentioned how Marlon Brando stood up in a crowded theater, stopped the film, and announced for all to hear that Delores’ performance in this scene was THE yardstick by which…

Sam Wanamaker, E.G. Marshall in Billy Jack Goes to Washington

Billy Jack Goes to Washington had an endless list of great performances, from Lucy Arnaz in her first starring role in a movie, to veterans like Peter Donat and Pat O’Brien, to the two masters pictured below, Sam Wanamaker and E.G. Marshall. The pair starred as …

Pat O’Brien in Billy Jack Goes to Washington

One of Tom’s heroes growing up was Knute Rockne as portrayed on screen by Pat O’Brien, so Pat became a double hero. In 1971 Tom and Delores bought a house in Brentwood, CA, that had been…

Billy Jack Goes to Washington: Grand Canyon Shoot

Billy Jack Goes to Washington is an updated remake of the Frank Capra classic Mr Smith Goes to Washington, with James Stewart. Most of the film takes place in Washinton, D.C., but there are early scenes in the film that are set in the typical Billy Jack setting of the Southwest. In this scene…