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Film Noir Review: Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)

 “Operator, I’ve been ringing Murray Hill 35097 for the last half hour and the line is always busy.” While the film noir continues to thrive in the modern day, a stylistic shoot-off, the melodramatic noir, remains frozen in the ember … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Harry Belafonte

5 Things You May Not Know about Harry Belafonte  Like today is his birthday. Happy 90th Birthday to the legend Harry Belafonte! ….. In the Navy… OK, so this may be a promotional picture of Belafonte from Carmen Jones (1954, director Otto … Continue reading

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getTV Rita Hayworth Blogathon: Separate Tables

  getTV Rita Hayworth Blogathon: Separate Tables Without the use of special effects, violence, or even a slick, polished plot, Delbert Mann’s Separate Tables remains one of the most riveting films I’ve ever seen. The 1958 masterpiece weaves together the … Continue reading

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TCM’s Star of the Month: Burt Lancaster

  TCM Star of the Month Burt Lancaster This month Turner Classic Movies is celebrating Burt Lancaster as its Star of the Month. With a career spanning five decades and with more than 85 films to his credit, Lancaster has … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Buddy Adler at Work

  Born June 22, 1909 Producer Buddy Adler! Buddy Adler produced 24 movies in a span of only ten years (1948-1958) including the classic films From Here to Eternity (for which he won the Best Picture Oscar), Love is a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Burt Lancaster

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Burt Lancaster, born on November 2, 1913! When I think Burt Lancaster, the first thing that pops into my head is simple: man. For me, Lancaster is the go-to example for testosterone-driven manliness … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Deborah Kerr

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Deborah Kerr, Born September 30, 1921! Deborah Kerr is not what one would call a household name. If you were to ask most people under the age of 50 who she is, well, you’d … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 20 and 19 — All The King’s Men (1949) and From Here to Eternity (1953)

20. All The King’s Men (1949) Other Nominated Films: Battleground, The Heiress, A Letter to Three Wives, Twelve O’Clock High I’m not someone who is very knowledgeable when it comes to the world of politics. While I may watch a … Continue reading

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