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TCM Trailblazing Women: Anna May Wong

  Turner Classic Movies Trailblazing Women in Film Breaking Barriers: Anna May Wong Continuing on the success of last year’s programming, Turner Classic Movies will once again host the series Trailblazing Women of Hollywood, celebrating the actresses who have made … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month October: Christopher Lee

Turner Classic Movies: Star of the Month Renaissance Man Sir Christopher Lee Singing. Dancing. Acting. When a person has mastered all three skills it’s known as a Triple Threat. Some people even go beyond that and master the art of directing, … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Olivia de Havilland

  Turner Classic Movies: Star of the Month Olivia de Havilland  A lot can happen in a century. Between 1916 and 2016, there have been two world wars, the rise and fall of the Soviet Union, the advent of the … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movie Film Festival: Day One

  Turner Classic Movie Film Festival Day One On Thursday April 28th, I have to admit I woke-up in somewhat of a panic. You see, dear readers, it was at that precise moment that the gravity of my situation sank … Continue reading

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TCM Classic Film Festival 2016: The “Pre-Show”

 2016 Turner Classic Movies Film Festival The “Pre-Show” On Tuesday, April 27th, at approximately 4:15am (EST) I stepped out of my apartment, wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, and stepped into the backseat of an awaiting taxi. Now, I’m sure you’re wondering not … Continue reading

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Five Facts About Fred MacMurray

  Five Facts About Fred MacMurray Other than that he was beautiful… ….. 1) He was a super hero Can you see it? Fred MacMurray has the power of superhuman strength/speed, flight as well as a genius level intellect. OK, … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Frank Sinatra

  Turner Classic Movies Star of the Month Frank Sinatra Chairman of the Board. Ol’ Blue Eyes. The Sultan of Swoon.  No matter what name you call him, everyone past voting age will know who you are talking about: The … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving with TCM

  Thanksgiving with Turner Classic Movies It’s that time of year again. The time when leaves have completed their journey to the ground, winter jackets become a permanent fixture, and turkeys everywhere are in a constant state of panic.  Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know About Norma Shearer

  5 Things You May Not Know About Norma Shearer Norma Shearer ….. 1.) She was hatched from the icy north That’s totally a polar bear she is laying on Despite being one of classic Hollywood’s greatest stars, Shearer was … Continue reading

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Val Lewton: His Brand of Fear

Val Lewton His Brand of Fear In the magical world of movie making, it’s the director that usually gets all the creative glory. Heck, there’s even a popular notion in film criticism called the auteur theory that rests on that … Continue reading

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