Tag Archives: Cecil Kellaway

Noir Nook: Femme Entrances

Noir Nook: Femme Entrances Recently, during a viewing of The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) on TCM, I tweeted about Lana Turner’s first appearance in the film, stating that it was one of the best screen entrances, ever. One of … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Top Films Noirs – Part 2

Noir Nook: Top Films Noirs – Part 2 Earlier this year, I decided to take a look at my favorite films noirs – a task that I periodically love to tackle because, depending on the season, my mood, or even … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Creature Feature Fans owe a Debt to ‘The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms’

Creature Feature Fans owe a Debt to ‘The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms’ With its thick legs, protective scales, spiked back and laser-sharp teeth, the 200-foot-long fictional Rhedosaurus is a terrifying creature. As the title character of The Beast from 20,000 … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir

Noir Nook: 75th Anniversary Noir There are so many noirs out there – some are good, some are not so good. Some are great. And some are legendary. This month, the Noir Nook is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Cecil Kellaway

Born August 22, 1890, Character Actor Cecil Kellaway! Hollywood’s favorite Leprechaun, Cecil Kellaway, just happened to be Santa Claus’ (Edmund Gwenn‘s) cousin! 🙂 But on a more serious note: Kellaway played 140+ roles, many times as wise or mischievous characters. … Continue reading

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