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Classic Movie Travels: Billie Burke

Classic Movie Travels: Billie Burke – New York The beautiful Billie Burke. While best remembered for her portrayal of Glinda the Good Witch of the North in The Wizard of Oz (1939), Billie Burke led a fascinating life and career … Continue reading

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Billie Burke: The Good Witch For Cats

Billie Burke: The Good Witch For Cats In common folklore and throughout history, witches and animals have been inextricably linked. Particularly ubiquitous are the images of a cackling hag stirring a brew with a black cat at her feet or … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Billie Burke

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Billie Burke, born on August 7th in 1884! Birthday girl Billie Burke has an especially coveted role, not only in film history, but in global pop culture, as well. The actress herself may … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 38 and 37 — The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

38. The Great Ziegfeld (1936) Other Nominated Films: Anthony Adverse, Dodsworth, Libeled Lady, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Romeo and Juliet, San Francisco, The Story of Louis Pasteur, A Tale of Two Cities, Three Smart Girls Florenz Ziegfeld was one of the … Continue reading

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