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The Shadow starring Alec Baldwin turns 20 years old today

Posted in movies, pop culture with tags , , on July 1, 2014 by Paxton

The Shadow

Today marks the 20 year anniversary for Russell Mulcahy’s The Shadow starring Alec Baldwin, Penelope Ann Miller and John Lone. I saw it in the theater and it has been one of my favorite movies ever since.  We recently discussed this movie on Episode 15 of the Cult Film Club.  We also listed out 30 of the things we love about The Shadow right here.

Shadow newspaper ad

Here’s what the newspaper ad for this movie looked like when it premiered on July 1, 1994.

I’ve been quietly collecting and picking up memorabilia from this movie over the last few years.

shadow_movie_magazine

Like many movies of the time, The Shadow received an official movie magazine which featured articles interviewing the cast and crew and talking about the character of The Shadow.

Shadow novel

It would also receive a novelization written by genre superstar James Luceno.

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