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Celebrating Judy Garland’s Birthday with Her Friend and Confidante, Dottie Ponedel (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Danny Miller)

Celebrating Judy Garland’s Birthday with Her Friend and Confidante, Dottie Ponedel Judy Garland and Dottie Ponedel always found time for laughs on set. Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Judy Garland, by any measure one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Ben Mankiewicz on His Grandfather’s Oscar-Winning ‘Citizen Kane’ Coming to Theaters

Among classic movie lovers, the topic of the greatest film of all time is one that always leads to a lot of controversy. I tend to be an outlier when I read such lists. I’m shocked by all the people … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Debbie Wileman Channels Judy Garland Like No One Else

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for the entire planet, to say the least, but it has also produced some unexpected gifts. If not for the pandemic, a British woman named Debbie Wileman, who hadn’t sung professionally in years, would … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Director of ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It’

I adore Rita Moreno. I mean, who doesn’t? The 89-year-old actress has it all. I loved her as silent movie star Zelda Zanders in the MGM classic Singin’ in the Rain, I loved her as poor Tuptim in the spectacular … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Adam-Michael James Brings the Beloved ‘Bewitched’ Characters Back to Life in His New Book ‘Samantha’s Seventies’

There’s no one on the planet who knows more about the classic TV series Bewitched than talented writer Adam-Michael James. His deliciously comprehensive first book, The Bewitched Continuum, was an encyclopedic tome packed with everything you ever wanted to know about the series that ran … Continue reading

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The 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival is Here!

Four Fantastic Days of Films, Interviews,Special Presentations and More! Well, what can I say, except that, year after year, I look soooo forward to attending the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. And, although times have changed over the past year … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Jacqueline Bissett and the Stars of ‘West Side Story’ Talk About the 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival

I have attended all of the TCM Classic Film Festivals since TCM premiered the festival in Hollywood in April 2010. It is my favorite classic movie event and many of us look forward to it all year long, talking about … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: The Late Michael Apted, Director of the Acclaimed ‘Up’ Documentaries

In my opinion, the most extraordinary documentary series in the history of the medium is the late director Michael Apted’s “Up” films. Beginning in 1964 with “Seven Up,” a group of 14 British children from various socio-economic backgrounds were interviewed … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Oscar-Nominated Ronee Blakley Talks About Her Iconic Role as Barbara Jean on the 45th Anniversary of Robert Altman’s ‘Nashville’

Ronee Blakley discusses her role as Barbara Jean in Robert Altman’s “Nashville” on the 45th anniversary of the film’s release Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Vivien Leigh Slays in Zoom Call with Samuel Goldwyn, Kenneth Tynan, and Edward R. Murrow

During this isolated time of quarantine, I’ve been catching up on some of my favorite conversations with the classic movie artists that I love. One of the greatest conversations I’ve ever seen among show biz folk occurred in 1958 on … Continue reading

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