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Classic Movie Travels: Lucille Bremer

Classic Movie Travels: Lucille Bremer – New York and Mexico Lucille Rita Bremer (pronounced “Bray-mer”) was a film actress and dancer, particularly remembered for her work in MGM musical films. Born in Amsterdam, New York, to Richard Bremer and Sarah … Continue reading

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Five Actresses You Didn’t Know Were Ziegfeld Girls

Five Actresses You Didn’t Know Were Ziegfeld Girls Florenz Ziegfeld was called the Great Glorifier because he could take almost any girl and make her look absolutely gorgeous. Many of the silver screen’s most iconic actresses actually began as Ziegfeld … 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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