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Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943)

Silver Screen Standards: The More the Merrier (1943) Lately, I’ve only been interested in comedies and musicals, the kinds of pictures that make the viewer feel happy in spite of whatever madness is at work in the world outside. Depression … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week One (Feb 1)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week One ‘Tis the season to be jolly.  No, I am not talking about the Holidays… I’m talking about every movie lover’s favorite time of the year: Awards Season. Yes, … Continue reading

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Musicals 101 (Part Three): Analyze the Dance, Part 1: Progression Integrated

Musicals 101: Analyze the Dance. Part 1: Progression Integrated. As I mentioned before, not all musicals are made the same. Although housed under the genre’s umbrella, the integrated musical and backstage musical evolved into very different creatures in relation to … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Fred Astaire

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Fred Astaire, born May 10th, 1899! Eleven. That is the number of Fred Astaire films I own. He manages to pop up in my film collection more than any other star. Sure, part of … Continue reading

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