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5 Things You May Not Know about Elsa Lanchester

5 Things You May Not Know about Elsa Lanchester   Like that today is her birthday. Happy 114th Birthday to the legend Elsa Lanchester. …. 1.) She had some pretty hip parents I couldn’t find any photos of her parents, … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Billy Wilder at Work

Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Hunchback of Notre Dame (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Hunchback of Notre Dame Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Hunchback of Notre Dame (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Hunchback of Notre Dame Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Albert Finney Part 2

Nominated for five Academy Awards, Albert Finney was born May 9, 1936 to Alice Hobson and Albert Finney, Sr. in Salford, Greater Manchester. Finney received his education at Tootal Drive Primary School, Salford Grammar School and the Royal Academy of … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Robert Mitchum

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Robert Mitchum, born August 6 in 1917. Wesley Snipes. Russell Crowe. Colin Farrell. Or as the tabloids likes to call them — Hollywood bad boys. A decades old trope that blends the public … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Charles Laughton

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Charles Laughton, born July 1, in 1899! I like to think of Charles Laughton as somewhat of a film and theatre Renaissance man. Acting, he did that. Directing, he did that, too. Producing, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 4 — The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

4. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Other Nominated Films: Peyton Place, Sayonara, 12 Angry Men, Witness for the Prosecution I said this in an earlier post, but I feel that it’s only right to say it again: Davis Lean is one of … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 22 and 21 — Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and Hamlet (1948)

22. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Other Nominated Films: Alice Adams, Broadway Melody of 1936, Captain Blood, David Copperfield, The Informer, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Les Misérables, Naughty Marietta, Ruggles of Red Gap, Top … Continue reading

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