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To Kill a Mockingbird: The Casting of Atticus Finch

  The Filming of To Kill a Mockingbird: The Casting of Atticus Finch Exclusive Excerpt from “Why to Kill a Mockingbird Matters” A Big Thank You to author Tom Santopietro for hand-picking this excerpt about the casting of Atticus, from … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duos in Classic Film: Doris Day and Rock Hudson

Doris Day and Rock Hudson: Always Good for a Smile I’m not exactly sure when I first ‘discovered’ the Doris Day/Rock Hudson romantic comedies, but I do remember that it was at some point in my childhood when my parents … Continue reading

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The Agnes Moorehead Blogathon: A Silent Desperation

  Agnes Moorehead in All That Heaven Allows A Silent Desperation  “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” The quote’s probably Henry Thoreau’s most famous, and lies at the center of Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows. Like much of … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Rock Hudson

  Rock Hudson: The Tale of Two Legacies  As I’m sure you are well aware, every month Turner Classic Movies celebrates a certain star from the classic era. For an entire month TCM dedicates their Thursday prime-time slot to one … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Thelma Ritter

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Thelma Ritter, born February 14th, 1902! Friendship is something most people strive for. Humans are naturally social, pack-like animals. We like to be in groups, we like to play on teams, and in … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Director Michael Gordon

Born September 6, 1909 Director Michael Gordon! Michael Gordon directed over 20 films, including I Can Get It For You Wholesale, Cyrano de Bergerac, Move Over Darling and my personal favorite Pillow Talk! You are my inspiration (insert name here). … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Elaine Stritch Part 2

Known more for her work on the stage than on the big screen, Elaine Stritch was born February 2, 1925 to Mildred and George Stritch in Detroit, Michigan. Born into a wealthy family, Stritch had the opportunity to pursue her … Continue reading

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