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Winning (1969) was a Sports - Action Film directed by James Goldstone and produced by John Foreman and Paul Newman.

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Film Albums: Connie Francis Sings Award Winning Motion Picture Hits

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 27, 2023 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

For this month's Film Albums post, we have a gem of an album from MGM Records: Connie Francis Sings Award-Winning Motion Picture Hits. If you like Connie Francis and you like movie music, you will love this album because there is a nice selection of songs spanning the 1920s to the 1950s all of which... Read full article


By Christy Putnam on Oct 24, 2019 From Christy Putnam

Finding Andy Warhol The Dallas Docufest hosted several films whose directors were in attendance at Angelika Film Center screenings on the weekend of October 4-6. Docufest artistic director Bart Weiss also secured a Dallas visit with Academy-Award Winning Director, Writer, and Editor Chuck Workman wh... Read full article

Congratulations to Jimmy Stewart in winning the 2016 Favorite Classic Movie Actor Tourney

By monty on Jul 30, 2016 From All Good Things

Well it's official...Jimmy Stewart is the Favorite Classic Movie Actor of 2016 after defeating William Powell 28-22. Jimmy joins the tourney's first winner Cary Grant and he pretty much dominated from the get go. His match with William Powell was his closest one. I like to thank John of Mythical Mon... Read full article

Top of the World: 20 Favourite Oscar Winning Performances by an Actor

By Virginie Pronovost on May 4, 2016 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

This week’s top is similar to last week’s one, but this time we’ll take a look at the Oscar Winning Performance by male performers. I couldn’t made up my mind on only 15 performances, so I went with 20 instead. Remember, this is a top list for the actors who DID won an Oscar.... Read full article

Top of the World: 15 Favourite Winning Oscar Performances by an Actress

By Virginie Pronovost on Apr 28, 2016 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

Are you ready for a new top list? I know you are! I’ve promised myself to come back with a new one every week and, so far, I haven’t really kept my promise… But I’m working on it! So, today, I present you my top 15 favourite Oscar winning performances by an actress (to those ... Read full article

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Quotes from

Frank Capua: What's that for?
Charley: You celebrate, I celebrate, too.
Frank Capua: Oh, come on. You don't drink.
Charley: Hey, what kind of a put-down is that? I gotta start sometime. I'm sixteen.
Frank Capua: You wouldn't even like it.
Charley: How do you know unless you try?
Frank Capua: Take a sip.
Charley: Salud.
[takes a sip]
Charley: Good!
Frank Capua: Oh, my God. Hey!
Charley: I'm gonna get drafted in two years!
Frank Capua: So you'll drink when you're drafted!
Charley: I won't know how.
Frank Capua: You'll know how.
Charley: What do you want me to do? Drink with strangers?
Charley: Salud.
Frank Capua: If you get sick, don't say I didn't warn you.
Charley: Salud.
Frank Capua: Salud.

Charley: Hey, Frank. You know what? What about a little sugar in his gas tank? That'll fix him. I read that in a magazine about how the saboteurs work.
Charley: You think I'm drunk?
Frank Capua: I don't need any sugar in his gas tank 'cause I'm gonna beat that son-of-a-bitch anyway!

Frank Capua: People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.

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Facts about

A portion of the film's main theme ("500 Miles") from Dave Grusin's score was used in the 1970s and 1980s by Cleveland, OH station WEWS-TV (Channel 5) as the theme for their "Million Dollar Movie".
Additional footage needed after the 1968 Indy 500 was filmed at Indianapolis Raceway Park.
This was originally to have been a low-budget, made-for-TV movie. However, Paul Newman, who had just caught the "racing bug", heard about it, decided it was the kind of movie he wanted to do, and it was soon elevated to a big-budget "A"-list feature film.
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