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Silents are Golden: A (Brief) History of Early Hollywood

Silents are Golden: A (Brief) History of Early Hollywood Today Hollywood, California is one of the most famous places in the world, the thriving axis of the movie industry. For decades it’s drawn countless dreamers hoping to make it in … 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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Turner Classic Movie Film Festival: Day One

  Turner Classic Movie Film Festival Day One On Thursday April 28th, I have to admit I woke-up in somewhat of a panic. You see, dear readers, it was at that precise moment that the gravity of my situation sank … Continue reading

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TCM Classic Film Festival 2016: The “Pre-Show”

 2016 Turner Classic Movies Film Festival The “Pre-Show” On Tuesday, April 27th, at approximately 4:15am (EST) I stepped out of my apartment, wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, and stepped into the backseat of an awaiting taxi. Now, I’m sure you’re wondering not … Continue reading

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TCM Film Festival Day Four: I’m going to be one of the first to enlist (for next year!)

  Turner Classic Movies Festival Day Four: Sunday, April 28 The Birds with Tippi Hedren Interview by Ben Mankiewicz (TCL Chinese Theater): Yes, another highlight for me! I always love to hear Stars talk about working with renowned directors — … Continue reading

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TCM Film Festival Day Two: Am I on my feet?

Turner Classic Movies Festival Day Two: Friday, April 26 The Night of the Hunter (Egyptian Theater): Charles Laughton’s directorial debut, and an interesting choice for me given that I enjoy mostly ‘light-hearted’ fare — but I couldn’t resist the thought … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Maurice Chevalier

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Maurice Chevalier, born on September 12, 1888! Maurice Chevalier is what some like to call a born entertainer. His impeccable comedic timing and exaggerated heavy French accent combined with poor-working class background made … Continue reading

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