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Five Facts About Fred MacMurray

  Five Facts About Fred MacMurray Other than that he was beautiful… ….. 1) He was a super hero Can you see it? Fred MacMurray has the power of superhuman strength/speed, flight as well as a genius level intellect. OK, … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Billy Wilder at Work

Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Shirley MacLaine

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Shirley MacLaine, born April 24th, 1934! The “Hooker with a Heart of Gold” is pretty common trope, dating back to ole the pre-feudalism days. The trope is pretty self-explanatory: you have a character who’s … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Jack Lemmon

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Jack Lemmon, born February 8th, 1925! Some stars are created. They spend years perfectly crafting their screen images, refining everything from their manner of speech to the way they dress to the minutia of … Continue reading

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DVD Giveaway: Jack Lemmon America’s Everyman

Hollywood Collection DVD Giveaway Week Four: Jack Lemmon America’s Everyman We are wrapping up our month-long DVD giveaway this week with a DVD about one of my all-time favorite actors! CMH is giving away FIVE copies of the Hollywood Collection … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Billy Wilder

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Billy Wilder, born June 22 in 1906! The dictionary describes a hero as follows: A person who is admired for courage or noble qualities. And of course, every child has a hero growing … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Tony Curtis

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Tony Curtis, born June 3 in 1925! Ah, the versatile, Tony Curtis — as a ‘man’:  Cpl. Paul Hodges in Blake Edward’s The Perfect Furlough opposite real-life wife Janet Leigh as Lt. Vicki Loren. … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Shirley MacLaine Part 2

Actress. Singer. Dancer. Author. Activist. There seems to be nothing that Shirley MacLaine can’t do. Shirley MacLaine Beaty was born April 24, 1934 in Richmond Virginia to Ira Owens Beaty and Kathlyn Corinne. Shirley was performing in front of people … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 9 — The Apartment (1960)

9. The Apartment (1960) Other Nominated Films: The Alamo, Elmer Gantry, Suns and Lovers, The Sundowners Billy Wilder’s follow-up to Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, is a witty, sardonic, and touching film about corporate politics, adultery, integrity and love. Jack Lemmon plays … Continue reading

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