Monday, February 26, 2007

The Return of Captain Invincible

Congratualtions are due to to Alan Arkin for getting the nod for Best Supporting Actor from the Academy for "Little Miss Sunshine".

I haven't seen it myself, but it has dislodged a memory of "The Return of Captain Invincible", yet another movie that caught me unawares on late night TV years ago, that I've never managed to see again.

As I recall the plot Captain Invincible (Arkin) is a superhero who hits Skid Row after his contribution to World War II is twisted by the McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee who label him a "premature anti Fascist) ......

The Return of Captain Invincible [1983] (REGION 1) (NTSC) is available from Amazon, unlike Michael Rimmer, so I've added it to my wish list. Here's my new theme song:

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