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Turner Classic Movies: Summer Under the Stars

  TCM: Summer Under The Stars August should be a time of outdoor fun. With only one month left of summer, trips to the beach, the park, or the country should be as frequent and as they are carefree. Then … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: W.S Van Dyke

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, W.S Van Dyke, born March 21st, 1889! W.S. Van Dyke is a producer’s dream director. Not only was he capable of directing multiple genres, he had an unprecedented skill of finishing pictures on-time … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: William Powell

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, William Powell, born July 29 in 1892! William Powell: Master of the Screwball Comedy. More so than Cary Grant, more so than Clark Gable, more so than James Stewart; in my humble opinion, Powell represents the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 38 and 37 — The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

38. The Great Ziegfeld (1936) Other Nominated Films: Anthony Adverse, Dodsworth, Libeled Lady, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Romeo and Juliet, San Francisco, The Story of Louis Pasteur, A Tale of Two Cities, Three Smart Girls Florenz Ziegfeld was one of the … Continue reading

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