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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 Egg and I (1947)

Silver Screen Standards: The Egg and I (1947) Adapted from the 1945 bestseller by Betty MacDonald, The Egg and I (1947) depicts the misadventures of newlywed couple Betty and Bob (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) as they struggle to transform … Continue reading

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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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Cooking with the Stars: Joel McCrea’s (and Frances Dee’s) Boot Kicking Range Top Casserole

Cooking with the Stars: Joel McCrea’s (and Frances Dee’s) Boot Kicking Range Top Casserole As the leaves have started to fall from the trees and I’ve begun bringing out the autumnal decorations in the house, my mind has been wandering … Continue reading

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