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Classic Movie Travels: Betty Grable

Classic Movie Travels: Betty Grable Betty Grable was one of World War II’s most celebrated pin-up girls, in addition to being a gifted actress, singer, model, and dancer. A top box office star, she was one of the highest-paid women … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Celebrating Screwball

Silver Screen Standards: Celebrating Screwball The world can be a sad, scary place much of the time, and when I feel overwhelmed by bad news there are certain kinds of classic movies that ease my anxiety and remind me to … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Silver Screen Standards: The Gay Divorcee (1934) I knew I wanted to write about Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers for this month’s column, but with ten movies to choose from the hard part was deciding which one I particularly wanted … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Producer Pandro S. Berman

Born March 28, 1905 Legendary Producer Pandro S. Berman! Before I start, I must add a quick ‘disclaimer’ —  this post is only labeled a ‘Mini’ tribute because it is ‘mini’ in ‘written’ content — but given that Pandro S. Berman … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Alice Brady

Born November 2, 1892 Actress, Alice Brady! The fabulous (in my humble opinion!) Alice Brady appeared in over 75 roles, both Silent and Sound, including  In Old Chicago (won Best Supporting Actress), My Man Godfrey (nominated for Best Supporting Actress) … Continue reading

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What a Character! Blogathon: Erik Rhodes and Alan Hale

Erik Rhodes and Alan Hale: Two of my Favorite Character Actors! I am so excited to be participating in my very first Blogathon! And what makes this even more special for me, is that this Blogathon celebrates Character Actors — … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Cole Porter

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Songwriting Legend, Cole Porter, born June 9 in 1891! Whenever I think of the Fabulous Cole Porter, I can’t help but think of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing to “Night and Day” in The … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 10 — It Happened One Night (1934)

10. It Happened One Night (1934) Other Nominated Films: The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Cleopatra, Flirtation Walk, The Gay Divorcee, Here Comes the Navy, The House of Rothschild, Imitation of Life, One Night of Love, The Thin Man, Viva Villa!, … Continue reading

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