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  1. Ten things that we love about Stanley, County DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Chronicle Live

    ... 5: Renowned RSC actor Alun Armstrong was born in Annfield Plain and went on to make his debut in 1971 classic Get Carter. 6: North Durham Academy. The new multi-million pound school was formed in 2011 when Greencroft Business and Enterprise ...

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  2. Get Carter extras recall the making of a North East - set classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Chronicle Live

    Locals to attend VIP screening of Michael Caine hit to celebrate unveiling of a commemorative Get Carter plaque in Gateshead Gateshead blasted back to the seventies with a special celebration to mark the town's part in the making of classic British film Get Carter starring Michael Caine.

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  3. Get Carter screening sparks memories of locals who featured in gangster classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    ... state. "So I said to the producer 'we can't have this; after you go away, I have to get them out'. Next week, Get Carter is having a VIP showing at Gateshead's Vue Cinema in Trinity Square , as part of a blast back to the seventies to celebrate ...

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  4. Mind games: 'Perception' with Eric McCormack intelligently solves crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... thinking while she's more grounded. Cook has played a variety of roles over the past 16 years in movies like "Get Carter," "Josie and the Pussycats," "Descent" and "Nancy Drew." She says that playing Moretti has been one of the most challenging for ...

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  5. Rounding up the old Caine gang: Were you in Get Carter? The search is on for film's extrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    Fans of local classic can also get lucky with ticket offer to screening to celebrate new plaque on site of Gateshead's Get Carter car park The search is on for any locals who appeared as film extras in North East-made Get Carter to join a special seventies celebration of the gangster classic which will see a plaque unveiled at the site of one of ... (more)

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  6. A new publisher revives old mysteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... focus on out-of-print mysteries and crime fiction. The first novel, coming in September, will be Ted Lewis's "Get Carter" (originally titled "Jack's Return Home"), which has been unavailable in the U.S. for 40 years. "Lewis is now considered a ...

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  7. 'Flash Gordon' remake in the works at FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | UPI

    ... Hans Zarkov and love interest Dale Arden, and the trio must combat the planet's evil ruler, Ming the Merciless. Get Carter director Mike Hodges directed a British-American adaptation of the comic in 1980. The movie is a campy cult classic, and ...

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  8. Review: Dom HemingwayRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... blue-collar tough guys before they die: It's the Hollywood way. The best of the lot includes Michael Caine in Get Carter and Daniel Craig in Layer Cake , but the list of Brits who blazed amok in some nearby nihilistic universe contains nearly ...

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  9. 4th Week of April 2014's Picks & Peeks: Sorcerer, Get Carter, Pawnbroker, Slasher horror & moreRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... this was Pan & Scan. This is VASTLY superior in just giving us the original aspect ratio back. Once upon a time, GET CARTER conjured a single solitary brilliant film to mind. For the lucky, it still does and it points to the movie that Michael Caine ...

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  10. Tuesday - 4/22: Speech Jammer Gun ReviewRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    ... in the Australian outback. Think No Country for Old Men without the pseudo-intellectual posturing. New on Blu-ray Get Carter (1971, R) Crime drama Michael Caine is at his best as a gangster looking into his brother's murder. (The inconsequential ...

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  11. Two thrillers from the 1970s are the best bets among the new releasesRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    It is a quiet week for releases. The best choices are oldies - the newly restored “Sorcerer” from director William Friedkin and a Blu-ray edition of “Get Carter,” starring Michael Caine.

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  12. Five great British gangster moviesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... me going. That and the pervading sense of cool. Herewith, five of my favorites, and my 60-second take on the Dom. Get Carter (1971) - A dashing Michael Caine goes on a quest for revenge, and director Mike Hodges puts on a clinic in chronological ...

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  13. Judge Rules for HarperCollins in Ebook Suit | PubCrawlRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Library Journal

    ... a lot of rare, out-of-print titles. That's how he encountered Ted Lewis, a long-forgotten UK author famous for Get Carter (1970; originally titled Jack's Return Home ), made into a film starring Michael Caine in 1971. (For more on the forthcoming ...

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  14. Five must-see British gangster films, from 'Get Carter' to 'Sexy Beast'Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... are some must-see crime flicks with an English accent. Share your favorites in the comments section below. 1. "Get Carter," directed by Mike Hodges, 1970: Michael Caine stars as Jack Carter, a London gangster seeking retribution for his brother's ...

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  15. "So many good memories": Mrs Clements retires after 43 years at the blackboard in ThetfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | Eastern Daily Press

    When Barbara Clements started her teaching career at Staniforth Secondary School in 1971, Ted Heath was Prime Minister, Michael Caine was gracing the screen in Get Carter, and the UK had just switched to the decimal system.

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  16. Syndicate Books Announces Distribution Agreement with Soho PressRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... been published in North America. Syndicate's lead title, which publishes in September, is Lewis' best known work, Get Carter, a book which has been adapted to film three times, most famously by Mike Hodges in 1971 and starring Michael Caine as the ...

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  17. Syndicate Launches, Partners with SohoRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... some sort of 'wow' factor for readers and writers alike." The new house's first release is the late Ted Lewis's Get Carter , due out in September. The book has been adapted to film three times, most famously by Mike Hodges in 1971, with Michael ...

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  18. Get Carter in pictures: Michael Caine in NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    Newcastle United fans have reacted angrily after the FA gave manager Alan Pardew a three game stadium ban, four game touchline ban and A 60,000 fine Newcastle United youngster Remie Streete today made his first appearance in a black and white shirt since his dressing room bust-up with Willie Donachie Get Carter starring Michael Caine became an ... (more)

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  19. City break: A trip to Newcastle has a lot more colour than just black and whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    Sir Michael Caine would struggle to recognise Newcastle these days. The city's transformation since its - and his - finest silver-screen appearance in the 1971 Brit gangster flick Get Carter has been dramatic The industrial gloom that hung over Geordieland then has been replaced with a dynamic bar and restaurant scene, boutique hotels galore and an ... (more)

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  20. 'Closing the Circle' by Jim Wilsky and Frank Zafiro ends trilogy with a bangRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... smarter than he appears. This makes him kind of like Sylvester Stallone's portrayal of Carter in the remake of "Get Carter." He is relentless in the pursuit of his goals, and this would make him seem almost admirable if one of those goals wasn't ...

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