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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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Classic Movie Travels: Rhodes, Greece (Lindos)

And, continued from my last blog post, I was fortunate enough to see yet another film site, this time — in Greece… On Rhodes Island (and yes, I saw where the Colossus once stood — which was mind-boggling), they did … Continue reading

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Honor, Duty, Country: Veterans of the Classic Hollywood Era

Honor, Duty, Country.  These famous words spoken by General Douglas MacArthur are mantra to which all the men and women in the armed forces live by. When the call of duty arises, they are the first to put country before … 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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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 38 and 37 — The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

38. The Great Ziegfeld (1936) Other Nominated Films: Anthony Adverse, Dodsworth, Libeled Lady, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Romeo and Juliet, San Francisco, The Story of Louis Pasteur, A Tale of Two Cities, Three Smart Girls Florenz Ziegfeld was one of the … Continue reading

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