Tag Archives: Sunset Boulevard

Noir Nook: Noirs I Watch Over and Over

Noir Nook: Noirs I Watch Over and Over I was talking to a co-worker the other day, and she remarked that she didn’t understand how people can read the same books or watch the same movies and television shows over … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Sunset Boulevard” (Giveaway runs through April 28)

Win tickets to see “Sunset Boulevard” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun May 13 and Wed May 16! “They took the idols and smashed them, the Fairbankses, the Gilberts, the Valentinos! And who’ve we got now? Some … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: William Holden

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, William Holden, born on April 17th, 1918! William Holden, the Golden Boy I’ll be honest with you, (hopefully) loyal reader, it took me a while to ‘get’ William Holden. My first experience with … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Gloria Swanson

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Gloria Swanson, born March 27th, 1899! There is a common myth in classic movie folklore. Well, there’s many myths in classic movie folklore actually, but I plan to focus on just one for … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Erich Von Stroheim

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Erich Von Stroheim, born September 22, 1885! To quote Sunset Blvd, “There were three young directors who showed promise in those days: D. W. Griffith, Cecil B. DeMille, and Max Von Mayerling.” If … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Billy Wilder

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Billy Wilder, born June 22 in 1906! The dictionary describes a hero as follows: A person who is admired for courage or noble qualities. And of course, every child has a hero growing … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 6 — All About Eve (1960)

6. All About Eve (1960) Other Nominated Films: Born Yesterday, Father of the Bride, King Solomon’s Mines, Sunset Boulevard 14 Academy Award nominations. Four female acting nominations. #28 ranking on AFI’s Top 100 films. One of the first 50 films to be … Continue reading

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