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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Ben-Hur” (Giveaway runs now through Mar 30)

Win tickets to see “Ben-Hur” 60th Anniversary on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Apr 14 & Wed Apr 17 You’re either for me or against me! – Messala If that is the choice, then I am against you. … Continue reading

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The Big Country 60th Anniversary Blu-Ray Giveaway (now-Aug 4)

The Big Country 60th Anniversary Special Edition Blu-Ray Giveaway “Kino Lorber’s majestic Blu-ray presentation of The Big Country is nearly an essential presentation of William Wyler’s masterpiece, on a disc loaded with enough extras to satisfy casual and rabid collectors … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four (Feb 22)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Four ….. Sunday February 22nd: One Flew Over the Cuckcoo’s Nest at 10:30pm EST Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975, Milos Forman … Continue reading

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: Olivia de Havilland in The Heiress

 And the Academy Award goes to Olivia de Havilland in The Heiress! Ah, the wonderful Olivia de Havilland.  The sweet and lovely ingenue who starred opposite Errol Flynn in eight fabulous adventure films… and of course, the actress who played … Continue reading

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Silent Chicago: Chariot Races and Copyright Infringement: A Tale of Ben Hur (Remakes and the Early Days of Film, 4)

  Chariot Races and Copyright Infringement: A Tale of Ben Hur In 1907, the state of the American film industry was rather poor and was still, largely, in its infancy. D.W. Griffith had just joined the industry as an actor, … Continue reading

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: Oscar Snubs – Myrna Loy!

  Never Even Nominated: Myrna Loy Award season has begun, which means it’s that time of year, again — the time when the below meme makes its way across the far reaches of the Internet. Leonardo DiCaprio every Oscar night. … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Child Actor Rex Downing

Born April 21, 1925 Child Actor Rex Downing! Rex Downing appeared in over 30 films and shorts (including a few of the Our Gang shorts) but is probably best known for his roles as young Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights and … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Bette Davis

Happy Birthday to CLassic Movie Lengend, Bette Davis, born April 5th, 1908. “Well behaved women seldom make history” Wonderful saying, right? One thing I’ve always loved about Classic Hollywood is that you can find a whole slew of history-making ‘not-so … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness: A Very Special ‘Vacation’ Magnet (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness is winding down… This particular magnet is very special to me because I bought it while I was on vacation last summer… drum roll please…  In order to win today’s SPECIAL Classic Movie Magnet, be the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Teresa Wright

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Teresa Wright, born on October 27, 1918! One thing that I’ve always liked about Teresa Wright was her integrity and control over her own image. Although the height of her career was during WWII, … Continue reading

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