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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Sidney Poitier

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Sidney Poitier, Born February 20th, 1927! It’s always a hard task to write about a ground breaker. It’s an even harder task to write about an African American ground breaker during black history … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Cecil Kellaway

Born August 22, 1890, Character Actor Cecil Kellaway! Hollywood’s favorite Leprechaun, Cecil Kellaway, just happened to be Santa Claus’ (Edmund Gwenn‘s) cousin! But on a more serious note: Kellaway played 140+ roles, many times as wise or mischievous characters. He … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear it for the Dads: Three Father-Centric Classic Films

If you’ve been to, oh say, any store in the last couple of weeks, you are well aware of what time of year it is — Father’s Day. And of course all the stores are telling you, in brightly colored … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 12 and 11 — In the Heat of the Night (1967) and My Fair Lady (1964)

12. In the Heat of the Night (1967) Other Nominated Films: Bonnie and Clyde, Doctor Dolittle, The Graduate, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Prior to compiling this countdown list, I’d never seen a Sidney Poitier movie. I knew who he was, and I knew about the profound effect he had … Continue reading

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