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Classic Movie Travels: Percy Helton

Classic Movie Travels: Percy Helton Percy Helton was a beloved character actor during the Golden Age of Hollywood, in addition to performing on stage and television. He was born Percy Alfred Helton on January 31, 1894, in Manhattan, New York. … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: White Christmas (1954)

Silver Screen Standards: White Christmas (1954) I’m not really a Christmas person. My overwhelming mood through the holiday season tends to be a combination of anxiety and depression that only lifts when we reach December 26, at which point I … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude: Costume Design for Musicals

Costume Design for Musicals Musicals aren’t just about singing and dancing… deciding what a performer is going to wear during a musical number is also an important factor in bringing a scene to life. Simply put, if an actor is … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude: Singing and Dance Through the Holidays

Singing and Dancing Through the Holidays Christmas in Musicals Music can set the mood for the holidays. While tunes may blare out of our radios, some favorites originated in movie musicals, such as the songs “White Christmas” and “Have Yourself … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: White Christmas” (Giveaway runs through November 24)

Win tickets to see “White Christmas” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Dec 9 and Wed Dec 12! “How can a guy THAT ugly have the nerve to have sisters?” CMH continues into our 3rd year of our … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Michael Curtiz

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Michael Curtiz, born December 24, 1886! Some directors are remembered for a specific reason. Hitchcock will be forever known as the master of suspense, Cuckor earned the moniker of “womans director,” and Ed Wood … Continue reading

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