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The Bridge on the River Kwai: Honor, Duty, and Madness

The Bridge on the River Kwai: Honor, Duty and Madness – an Unforgettable Film even 62 Years Later… In honor of the anniversary of the US theatrical release of The Bridge on the River Kwai on December 14, 1957, a … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Before Valentino – 6 Heartthrobs Of The 1910s

Silents are Golden: Before Valentino – 6 Heartthrobs Of The 1910s When Rudolph Valentino became a 1920s superstar thanks to the megahits The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) and The Sheik (1921), he basically changed the definition of “matinee … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Sessue Hayakawa

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Sessue Hayakawa, born on June 10th, 1889! Some stars, long after they are gone, manage to stay front and center in the scope of pop-culture. People like Audrey Hepburn, James Dean, and Marlon … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 4 — The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

4. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Other Nominated Films: Peyton Place, Sayonara, 12 Angry Men, Witness for the Prosecution I said this in an earlier post, but I feel that it’s only right to say it again: Davis Lean is one of … Continue reading

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