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Classic Movie Travels: Mary Carlisle

Classic Movie Travels: Mary Carlisle –Hollywood and Beverly Hills During her time in the film industry, Mary Carlisle took on many roles as an ingénue. A talented singer, dancer, and actress, she appeared in over 60 Hollywood films. Carlisle was … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Four (Feb 22)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four Saturday February 22: The Red Shoes at 8:00PM 2 Wins: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Color, Best Music-Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture; 3 Nominations: Best Picture, Best Writing-Motion Picture Story, Best … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Joan Crawford

  TCM Star of the Month Joan Crawford As a relatively young fan of classic movies, my introduction to Hollywood stars is not always through their films. More than once, I have encountered the myth of a movie star before … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: John Barrymore

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, John Barrymore, born February 15th, 1882! Theatrical Royalty. Super Stardom. Tragic Decline… Barrymore was born into the famous Barrymore/Drew theatrical family; his parents were Maurice Barrymore and Georgie Drew Barrymore (formerly Georgiana Emma Drew) … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 18 and 17 — Grand Hotel (1932) and Midnight Cowboy (1969)

18. Grand Hotel (1932) Other Nominated Films: Arrowsmith, Bad Girl, The Champ, Five Star Final, One Hour with You, Shanghai Express, The Smiling Lieutenant One of the first films to feature an ensemble cast in the history of cinema, Grand Hotel succeeds … Continue reading

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