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The Whales of August – Exclusive Interview with Producer Michael Kaplan

The Whales of August An Interview with Michael Kaplan As I cozied up on my couch to watch The Whales of August on a delightful winter day, I had no idea what to expect. Well, that’s not entirely true…I did know to … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt

  5 Things You May Not Know about Conrad Veidt  Like today is his birthday. Happy 125th Birthday to the legend Conrad Veidt! ..… 1. Conscription: The Alt-Theater Camp And who says war is good for absolutely nothing Due to … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

  5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend Bela Lugosi! ..… 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden

5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden   Like today is his birthday. Happy 101st Birthday to the legend Sterling Hayden! ….. He was a beauty So pretty. Sure, most stars during the classic era of Hollywood were beautiful … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Month: Breaking Barriers

  Women’s History Month Breaking Barriers When it comes to being a person of color in Hollywood, it’s never been easy. Even today there is still a troubling lack of non-white faces on the silver screen as demonstrated by last … 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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5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon

5 Things You May Not Know about Merle Oberon   Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 106th Birthday to the legend Merle Oberon! ….. She was not always who she said she was…. The face of deception We … Continue reading

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Oscar Losers – Not Even in the Buidling

Oscar Losers – Not even in the Building The Never Nominated Club. Angela Lansbury. Peter O’Toole. Glenn Close. Deborah Kerr. Those are the names that always pop up when the conversation steers towards The Oscars. All great actors, all with … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter

  5 Things You May Not Know about Thelma Ritter Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 115th Birthday to the legend Thelma Ritter! 1.) She was a born romantic The face of romantic… Well, perhaps she wasn’t … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Kathryn Grayson

  5 Things You May Not Know about Kathryn Grayson   Like that today, February 9th, 2017, would have been her 95th birthday!  ….. 1.) She owes her singing Career to a Janitor I just really want to draw your attention … Continue reading

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