Tag Archives: National Velvet

This World Needs Its Dreamers: Clarence Brown’s National Velvet (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young)

“This World Needs Its Dreamers” Clarence Brown’s National Velvet (1944) Exclusive Guest Post by Author Gwenda Young In a reappraisal of National Velvet written in the 1960s, Pauline Kael observed that “it touches areas in our experience that movies rarely … Continue reading

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The getTV Mickey Rooney Blogathon – The Unexpected Ascend to Manhood

  Mickey Rooney and The Unexpected Ascend to Manhood Mickey Rooney was a powerhouse of career longevity. From his earliest screen appearances as a baby during the silent era to his final performance in the still unreleased Dr. Jekyll and … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Anne Revere

Born June 25, 1903 Character Actress Anne Revere! Anne Revere appeared in over 45 film and TV roles. She played her share of hard-working and wise mothers, as well as sympathetic and sometimes sharp-tongued friends.  She won an Oscar for … Continue reading

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