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The Funny Papers: Make Love, Not War – The Sex Comedies of the Sixties

Make Love, Not War: The Sex Comedies of the Sixties Doris Day Wedged between the cookie-cutter conformities of the fifties and the Women’s Lib movement of the funky seventies, the swinging sixties exploded into history. The film world has a … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin at Essanay

  Charlie Chaplin at Essanay A celebratory dance and a hefty paycheck signaled the start of Charlie Chaplin’s stay with the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, but his year-and-a-half stay with the studio produced more than that. It was the start … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Ernest Lubitsch

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Ernst Lubitsch, born January 28, 1892! I want you to do me a little a favor. Read the following loglines from three different classic films: “A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Groucho Marx

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Groucho Marx, born on October 2, 1890! Sometimes you have a bad day. Your car won’t start, your computer at work crashes, or your boss blames you for all the problems in the office. … Continue reading

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