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Silver Screen Standards: Celebrating Screwball

Silver Screen Standards: Celebrating Screwball The world can be a sad, scary place much of the time, and when I feel overwhelmed by bad news there are certain kinds of classic movies that ease my anxiety and remind me to … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Sylvia Scarlett (1935)

Silver Screen Standards: Sylvia Scarlett (1935) Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant starred in four movies together, two of which, Bringing Up Baby (1938) and The Philadelphia Story (1940), are now widely celebrated classics, but their first pairing went so badly … Continue reading

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Lives Behind the Legends: Cary Grant – Finding Happiness

Lives Behind the Legends: Cary Grant – Finding Happiness If there ever was a quintessential classic Hollywood gentleman, it was Cary Grant. Sure, he was handsome, but it was his charm and sophistication that set him apart from the rest. … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Silver Screen Standards: Bringing Up Baby (1938) Katharine Hepburn was one of my earliest classic movie star idols, and I love all of her films, but the chaotic, eccentric, funny Kate of Bringing Up Baby (1938) remains my absolute favorite. … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943)

Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943) Lately, I’ve only been interested in comedies and musicals, the kinds of pictures that make the viewer feel happy in spite of whatever madness is at work in the world outside. Depression … Continue reading

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Cooking With the Stars: Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

Cooking With the Stars: Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies Happy summer, classic movie chefs! After months of writing about some incredible stars and recipes for this column, I knew that I wanted to do something truly special to ring in the second … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant

  5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant Like that today is his birthday. Happy 111th Birthday to the legend Cary Grant. ….. 1) He wasn’t actually Cary Grant… Cary Grant or Archibald Leach? You decide. Cary Grant. … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month for December: Cary Grant

Turner Classic Movies’ December Star of the Month: Cary Grant Cary Grant Charming, athletic with dashing good looks and an effortlessly carefree attitude, Cary Grant remains the ultimate Hollywood star. From his breakout-leading role in the George Cukor flop Sylvia … Continue reading

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Just for Fun! Asta the Dog — Hollywood’s Most Famous Canine Scene-Stealer!

Just for Fun! Asta the Dog! One of Hollywood’s most famous Canine Scene Stealers, Asta the terrier was born ‘Skippy’ in 1931 (or possibly 1932).  Asta* appeared in 12 film and television roles, most notably as ‘Asta the Dog’ in The … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Walter Catlett

Born February 4, 1889 Character Actor Walter Catlett! Character Actor Walter Catlett appeared in over 150 roles including Bringing Up Baby (the constable that locks everyone up in jail), Yankee Doodle Dandy (the distracted stage manager), Mr Deeds Goes to … Continue reading

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