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5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant

  5 Things You May Not Know About Cary Grant Like that today is his birthday. Happy 111th Birthday to the legend Cary Grant. ….. 1) He wasn’t actually Cary Grant… Cary Grant or Archibald Leach? You decide. Cary Grant. … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Director Stanley Donen

  Born April 13, 1924 Director and Choreographer Stanley Donen! Short and sweet, three of my favorite Stanley Donen dance scenes, in no particular order: “I’m singin’ and dancin’ in the rain” – Gene Kelly, Singin’ in the Rain (1952, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Stanley Donen

Happy Birthday to Classic  Movie Legend, Stanley Donen, born April 13th, 1924! Stanley Donen has a special place in my heart. Though never reaching the levels of cultural fame achieved by his peers such as Vincent Minnelli or frequent co-worker … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: On The Town (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s On The Town Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only please, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Frank Sinatra

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Frank Sinatra, born December 12, 1915.  December 12 is a historically significant day. In 2000 the United States Supreme Court released its decision in Bush v Gore, in 1991 the Russian Federation gained independence … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Gene Kelly

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Gene Kelly, born on August 23, 1912! As mentioned before with James Cagney, a prerequisite for stardom in classic Hollywood cinema was to hold the moniker triple threat. But what about a quadruple … Continue reading

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