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What a Character Blogathon 2013: Roscoe Karns

  Believe You Me, Roscoe Karns is quite a Character! “Fun-on-the-side Shapeley.” Yep, that was the very first time I encountered character actor Roscoe Karns. And, to this day, I still roll with laughter when I see the relentless, fast-talking Oscar Shapeley … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Clark Gable

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Clark Gable, born February 1st, 1901! Clark Gable is the type of man you don’t want to bring home to mother. Not because she wouldn’t approve – how could she not approve of all … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Todd Karns

Born January 15, 1921 Actor Todd Karns! Todd Karns appeared in over 35 film and TV roles — most famously as Harry Bailey (Jimmy Stewart‘s brother) in It’s a Wonderful Life.  Todd Karns also just happens to be the son … Continue reading

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What a Character! Blogathon: Erik Rhodes and Alan Hale

Erik Rhodes and Alan Hale: Two of my Favorite Character Actors! I am so excited to be participating in my very first Blogathon! And what makes this even more special for me, is that this Blogathon celebrates Character Actors — … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Roscoe Karns

Born September 7, 1891, Character Actor Roscoe Karns! Roscoe Karns appeared in over 145 roles, many times as a street-wise, wisecracking fellow. My favorite Roscoe Karns role??? Well, that would have to be Shapely in It Happened One Night! You … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Firsts: Guest ‘Appearance’ on “A Cinemental Journey”

A very special day for me! Just wanted to say that I am thrilled and honored to be included in Aurora’s “A Cinemental Journey” series on The Cinementals today, June 3rd! A very special THANK YOU to Aurora (known to … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 10 — It Happened One Night (1934)

10. It Happened One Night (1934) Other Nominated Films: The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Cleopatra, Flirtation Walk, The Gay Divorcee, Here Comes the Navy, The House of Rothschild, Imitation of Life, One Night of Love, The Thin Man, Viva Villa!, … 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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