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5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant

  5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant Like that today is his birthday. Happy 111th Birthday to the legend Cary Grant. ….. 1) He wasn’t actually Cary Grant… Cary Grant or Archibald Leach? You decide. Cary Grant. … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month for December: Cary Grant

Turner Classic Movies’ December Star of the Month: Cary Grant Cary Grant Charming, athletic with dashing good looks and an effortlessly carefree attitude, Cary Grant remains the ultimate Hollywood star. From his breakout-leading role in the George Cukor flop Sylvia … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Gene Lockhart

Born July 18, 1891 Character Actor Gene Lockhart! Gene Lockhart appeared in over 145 film and TV roles, some of his most memorable being the Judge that ‘tries’ Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Bob Cratchit in A … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Thomas Mitchell

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Character Actor Thomas Mitchell, born July 11, 1892! Veteran Character Actor Thomas Mitchell has appeared in such a wonderful array of iconic films — and has portrayed such a diverse palette of characters — … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Gary Cooper

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Gary Cooper, Born May 7th, 1901! In an episode of the Sopranos, Mob Boss Tony Soprano asks “What ever happened to Gary Cooper?” Of course he’s not actually talking about the actual Gary … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Cary Grant

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Cary Grant, Born January 18th, 1904! If there were an equation for the perfect Hollywood Male Star persona it would probably go a little something like this: ridiculou good looks + charm  ­+ … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only please, … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor George Irving

Born October 5, 1874 Character Actor George Irving! George Irving appeared in over 250 roles — and played LOTS of judges & doctors — but I know him best as Mr Peabody in Bringing Up Baby! And, quite frankly, just … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Lauren Bacall

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Lauren Bacall, born on September 16, 1924! Lauren Bacall is a survivor. And not just in a sense that she survived her late, idolized husband Humphrey Bogart.  No — her will to survive goes … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Ginger Rogers

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Ginger Rogers, born July 16 in 1911! When I think of Ginger Rogers, I can’t help but think of Fred Astaire. Who doesn’t? The two are among the finest on-screen couples to ever grace … Continue reading

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