Tag Archives: Classic Movies

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 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 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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The Agnes Moorehead Blogathon: A Silent Desperation

  Agnes Moorehead in All That Heaven Allows A Silent Desperation  “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” The quote’s probably Henry Thoreau’s most famous, and lies at the center of Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows. Like much of … 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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Happy National Adoption Day! Nine Classic Movie Parents and Their Adopted Kids

Happy National Adoption Day! An Ode to Adoptive Parents in Classic Hollywood You may not know this, but every Saturday before Thanksgiving is National Adoption Day. And, in case you’re wondering, yes, that means today. Adoption is a wonderful thing … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month October: Christopher Lee

Turner Classic Movies: Star of the Month Renaissance Man Sir Christopher Lee Singing. Dancing. Acting. When a person has mastered all three skills it’s known as a Triple Threat. Some people even go beyond that and master the art of directing, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Claudette Colbert

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Claudette Colbert, born on September 13th, 1903! The realm of Classic Hollywood sometimes gets a bad rap for being a place rife with misogyny. And, of course, these criticisms are not without merit. … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Olivia de Havilland

  Turner Classic Movies: Star of the Month Olivia de Havilland  A lot can happen in a century. Between 1916 and 2016, there have been two world wars, the rise and fall of the Soviet Union, the advent of the … Continue reading

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