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Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four (Feb 22)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four ….. Sunday February 22nd: One Flew Over the Cuckcoo’s Nest at 10:30pm EST Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975, Milos Forman … Continue reading

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Musicals 101 (Part Six): Fred and Ginger

  Musical 101: Fred and Ginger, The Reigning Royalty of Dance Without a doubt, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are the king and queen of the movie musical. Although absolutely wonderful on their own, together the two add up to … Continue reading

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Four Fun Classic Movie Dances on Roller Skates: Charles Chaplin, Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, Donald O’Connor and Gene Kelly

Just for Fun: 1936:  Charlie Chaplin, marvelous — poetic and funny — on roller skates in Modern Times, with Paulette Goddard (1936, Charles Chaplin director) ….. 1937:  Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers skating to “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” in … Continue reading

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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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