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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Jerome Cowan

Born October 6, 1897 Character Actor Jerome Cowan! The dapper and moustachioed Character Actor, Jerome Cowan, played over 200 roles including Dagwood’s boss in the Blondie films and Arthur Miller in the Astaire/Rogers film, Shall We Dance — but he … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Peter Lorre

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Peter Lorre, born June 26 in 1904! When I think of Peter Lorre two things come to mind: those big, buggy eyes and that sneery, nasally voice. I guess it makes sense that … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Christopher Lee Part 2

One of the most respected actors of all time, Christopher Lee has been in the industry since 1946, and has performed roles in about 275 films, making him the Guinness World Record holder. Lee was born on May 27, 1922 … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Marilyn Monroe

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Marilyn Monroe, born June 1 in 1926! Marilyn Monroe as Evie (waitress) in Dangerous Years, her first ‘real’ role — although it was a small role, it was her first credited and her first … Continue reading

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U.S. Postal Service Honors Legendary Classic Movie Directors Capra, Ford, Huston and Wilder: May 23, 2012

Fun news for all us Classic Movie Fans! The US Postal Service is honoring four Legendary Classic Movie Directors — Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston and Billy Wilder  — with the issuance of the Great Film Directors First-Class Forever … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Michael Caine Part 2

Michael Caine wasn’t always “Michael Caine.” Maurice Joseph Micklewhite (that’s his real name…took me by surprise) was born March 14, 1933 to Ellen Frances Marie and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite. The family lived in Southwark, South London, but had to be … Continue reading

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