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Actor of Choice: John Carradine

Actor of Choice: John Carradine

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 5th 2018

Born 112 years ago today, “John Carradine [1906-1988], the historical figure, looms larger than the man himself. He is remembered as one of cinema’s greatest character actors and the patriarch of a

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Twilight Annals of War

Twilight Annals of War

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 11th 2016

Revisiting favorite war movies – and their varying elements of bravery in battle, crises of conscience, cruelties of leadership, lone-wolf espionage, soldierly camaraderie, unexpected heroism, jeopa

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Mohawk's Matchless Miss Oliver

Mohawk's Matchless Miss Oliver

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 9th 2015

Today’s birthday celebration covers a multitude of memorable movie characters: Cimarron’s Mrs. Tracy Wyatt, Alice in Wonderland’s Red Queen, master sleuth Hildegarde Withers, David Copperfield’s A

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Film Festivity

Film Festivity

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 25th 2015

The 53rd annual New York Film Festival is off and running through October 11, serving a feast of important new movies from Hollywood and abroad along with screenings of restored classics sparklingl

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Say YES to DFZ

Say YES to DFZ

Posted by Twilight Time on Sep 4th 2015

One-hundred thirteen years ago tomorrow, one of the greats of Hollywood history was born in Wahoo, Nebraska. Darryl Francis Zanuck – soldier, writer, producer, director, editor, production head, stu

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