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5 Things You May Not Know About Sidney Poitier

  5 Things You May Not Know About Sidney Poitier Like that today is his birthday. Happy 90th Birthday to the legend Sidney Poitier. ….. 1.) He’s a Loyalist and a Patriot… Loyal to Both The States and The Crown Sidney … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Harpo Marx

  5 Things You May Not Know about Harpo Marx   Like that today, Nov. 23, is his birthday. Happy 128th Birthday to legend Harpo Marx! ….. 1) Hair wasn’t really his thing Harpo: au natural When you think Harpo, … Continue reading

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Five Facts About Fred MacMurray

  Five Facts About Fred MacMurray Other than that he was beautiful… ….. 1) He was a super hero Can you see it? Fred MacMurray has the power of superhuman strength/speed, flight as well as a genius level intellect. OK, … Continue reading

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Sinatra: 100 Years of Greatness

  100 Years of Greatness December 12th, 2015 marks a very special day. Not only is it the 26th birthday of your favorite classic movie blogger (yes, that would be me), but it also marks the 100th birthday of some … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Frank Sinatra

  Turner Classic Movies Star of the Month Frank Sinatra Chairman of the Board. Ol’ Blue Eyes. The Sultan of Swoon.  No matter what name you call him, everyone past voting age will know who you are talking about: The … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month for October: David Niven

  TCM Star of the Month for October David Niven Gregarious and quick witted, posh and debonair, David Niven remains one of the United Kingdom’s best exports and is Turner Classic Movie’s Star of the Month. David Niven the Gentleman … Continue reading

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5 Little Facts: Happy Birthday to Gene Kelly

5 Little Facts: Happy Birthday to Gene Kelly Celebrating Gene Kelly’s birthday ….. 1) It wasn’t exactly Rain he was singing in… Considering it’s Kelly’s most famous of all dance numbers, you’d think it’d be rain that the legendary song … Continue reading

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British Empire in Film Blogathon: Lawrence of Arabia

British Empire in Film Blogathon Lawrence of Arabia: Part One –The Creation of Myth A portrait of the real Lawrence of Arabia. We open on a lone motorcycle – the very symbol of freedom, the open road – and escape … Continue reading

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The getTV Mickey Rooney Blogathon – The Unexpected Ascend to Manhood

  Mickey Rooney and The Unexpected Ascend to Manhood Mickey Rooney was a powerhouse of career longevity. From his earliest screen appearances as a baby during the silent era to his final performance in the still unreleased Dr. Jekyll and … Continue reading

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TCM Star of The Month: Melvyn Douglas

  Melvyn Douglas: A Lesson in Longevity  There’s a famous quote by a certain famous artist that goes a little something like this: “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” When Andy Warhol said that all the way … Continue reading

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