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All in the Family: Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland

Sisters Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland… Joan Fontaine was born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland on October 22, 1917 to British parents Walter Augustus de Havilland (patent attorney) and Lilian Augusta (former stage actress). Olivia de Havilland, her elder sister,was born Olivia … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: George Sanders

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, George Sanders, born July 3, in 1906! The sophisticated and quite often ‘villainous’ George Sanders… ….. George Sanders in his Oscar winning role for Best Supporting Actor as the acerbic theater critic, Addison DeWitt, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Sir Laurence Olivier

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Sir Laurence Olivier, born May 22 in 1907! I cannot live without my life! I cannot die without my soul! –Laurence Olivier as Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights ….. She looks tolerable enough but I … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 5 — Rebecca (1940)

5. Rebecca (1940) Other Nominated Films: All This and Heaven Too, Foreign Correspondent, The Grapes of Wrath, The Great Dictator, Kitty Foyle, The Letter, The Long Voyage Home, Our Town, The Philadelphia Story Finally, we are at the Top 5. … Continue reading

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