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Death Becomes Bruce

Death Becomes Bruce

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 4th 2018

As IMDB tells it, he’s quite alive and kicking on screen with a vengeance, with no less than a dozen 2018 projects listed in various stages of completion and release, pre- and post-production. But two

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Not So Hushed

Not So Hushed

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 9th 2017

Schools are still on their summer break, Congress and the President are each taking time off and at this time in 1964, a movie involving major Hollywood stars and top behind-the-camera talent was s

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Production Support

Production Support

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 24th 2017

“This is immodest, but I think Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) is one of the better Western spoofs ever made.” The film’s star James Garner (1928-2014) made that gentlemanly assertion in his 201

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Hush...Hush, Sweet Music by De Vol

Hush...Hush, Sweet Music by De Vol

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 20th 2016

On what would have been his 105th birthday today, prolific big- and small-screen composer Frank De Vol (1911-1999, aka “Music by De Vol”) remains best known to generations of rerun-gobbling TV viewe

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Best Supporting Bowers

Best Supporting Bowers

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 18th 2016

Born 100 years ago yesterday, William Bowers (1916-1987) started out as a journalist but his reporter’s skills for generating a good story led him to Hollywood, where he worked as a scenarist/scree

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