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Christmas Presents of 1952 – Part Three

Christmas Presents of 1952 – Part Three

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 26th 2017

Running 65 years ago today in The New York Times, Bosley Crowther’s affirmative-with-mild-reservations review of the newly opened screen adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s romantic period thriller My

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The Prides of March

The Prides of March

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 31st 2017

Born in Racine, Wisconsin, 120 years ago today, Fred Bickel – professional name Fredric March (1897-1975) – “is a good instance of the durable leading man, much relied upon by major studios, but ne

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Rossen's Great Quest

Rossen's Great Quest

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 28th 2017

Midway through the 12 years between his two best-loved and Oscar®-honored studies of driven men rising to and falling from the top of the heap – All the King’s Men (1949, available on Twilight Time

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March Preorders / Primed for Smith

March Preorders / Primed for Smith

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 2nd 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EST/1PM PST) for five new Twilight Time Blu-ray releases arriving March 15: three long-awaited Academy Award® winners, Anastasia, Exodus and Lilies of the Field, plus

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Claire the Conqueror

Claire the Conqueror

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 15th 2016

Turning 85 today, London-born Claire Bloom has a nearly seven-decade résumé of stage, movie and television roles that few if any working actors can hope to equal. She has collaborated with pantheon

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