Tag Archives: The Awful Truth

Musical Interlude: Musical Remakes

  Musical Remakes Remakes are nothing new. Since films began, they were remade. Stories are revised, plot lines are shifted and new actors are cast in roles someone else made their own years before. Other times, the story, scenes and … Continue reading

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Just for Fun! Asta the Dog — Hollywood’s Most Famous Canine Scene-Stealer!

Just for Fun! Asta the Dog! One of Hollywood’s most famous Canine Scene Stealers, Asta the terrier was born ‘Skippy’ in 1931 (or possibly 1932).  Asta* appeared in 12 film and television roles, most notably as ‘Asta the Dog’ in The … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Leo McCarey

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Leo McCarey, born on October 3rd, 1898! Some directors are remembered for their style. While watching an Orson Welles film, it’s easy to pick up that Welles liked wide-angle lenses and rather long takes. … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 36 and 35 — The Life of Emile Zola (1937) and Mrs. Miniver (1942)

36. The Life of Emile Zola (1937) Other Nominated Films: The Awful Truth, Captains Courageous, Dead End, The Good Earth, In Old Chicago, Lost Horizon, One Hundred Men and a Girl, Stage Door, A Star is Born I’m going to … Continue reading

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