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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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Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Three (Feb 15)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Three ….. Sunday February 15th: The Bridge Over River Kwai at 8:00pm EST William Holden in Bridge On the River Kwai (1957, David Lean director) Ok, so I will … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Billy Wilder at Work

Born June 22, 1906 Legendary Director Billy Wilder! There’s really nothing ‘mini’ about this Tribute except for a lack of ‘written’ content — but, really, anything I could say here would be a gross understatement anyway. So, here is a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Shirley MacLaine

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Shirley MacLaine, born April 24th, 1934! The “Hooker with a Heart of Gold” is pretty common trope, dating back to ole the pre-feudalism days. The trope is pretty self-explanatory: you have a character who’s … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Jack Lemmon

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Jack Lemmon, born February 8th, 1925! Some stars are created. They spend years perfectly crafting their screen images, refining everything from their manner of speech to the way they dress to the minutia of … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Fred MacMurray

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Fred MacMurray, born on August 29, 1908!  Fred MacMurray is remembered mostly as the affable, good-natured father figure in the lexicon of  Classic Hollywood. So clean-cut, so moralistic – one can almost say … 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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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Shirley MacLaine Part 2

Actress. Singer. Dancer. Author. Activist. There seems to be nothing that Shirley MacLaine can’t do. Shirley MacLaine Beaty was born April 24, 1934 in Richmond Virginia to Ira Owens Beaty and Kathlyn Corinne. Shirley was performing in front of people … Continue reading

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Coming To A Theater Near You — Casablanca / Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Shirley MacLaine

Before I go on to talk about fantastic actress Shirley MacLaine, I wanted to let you know about a wonderful event happening on Wednesday, March 21st — Casablanca will be re-released in select theaters around the country. As you already … Continue reading

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2011 Best Picture Winner – The Artist

2011 Best Picture Winner – The Artist Other Nominated Films: The Descendants, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree of Life, War Horse When I first decided to do my Best Picture Countdown, … Continue reading

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