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The Funny Papers: Operation Petticoat (1959)

The Funny Papers: Operation Petticoat (1959) There are classic comedies that capture the perfect blend of superior direction, cast, writing, and appealing aesthetics. You can tell that it works well when we find ourselves forming nostalgic bonds to such films. … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Elaine Stritch Part 2

Known more for her work on the stage than on the big screen, Elaine Stritch was born February 2, 1925 to Mildred and George Stritch in Detroit, Michigan. Born into a wealthy family, Stritch had the opportunity to pursue her … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Greatest: Then and Now – Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch Prominent Roles The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Phyllis Rycker Three Violent People (1956) as Ruby Lasalle A Farewell to Arms (1957) as Helen Ferguson The Perfect Furlough (1958) as Liz Baker Providence (1977) as Helen Wiener Two’s Company … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Tony Curtis

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Tony Curtis, born June 3 in 1925! Ah, the versatile, Tony Curtis — as a ‘man’:  Cpl. Paul Hodges in Blake Edward’s The Perfect Furlough opposite real-life wife Janet Leigh as Lt. Vicki Loren. … Continue reading

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