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Pre-Code Corner: A Look at the Atlanta Better Films Committee

A Look at the Atlanta Better Films Committee I spend many a Tuesday evening buried in the Motion Picture Association of America Production Code Administration (PCA) records housed at the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library in Beverly Hills. My first exposure … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 18 and 17 — Grand Hotel (1932) and Midnight Cowboy (1969)

18. Grand Hotel (1932) Other Nominated Films: Arrowsmith, Bad Girl, The Champ, Five Star Final, One Hour with You, Shanghai Express, The Smiling Lieutenant One of the first films to feature an ensemble cast in the history of cinema, Grand Hotel succeeds … Continue reading

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