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E.G. and Keye

E.G. and Keye

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 18th 2018

Capable and compelling character actors put meat on the bones of great movies, and two of the most memorable share June 18 as a birthday. Chinese-American icon Keye Luke (1904-1991), who would have tu

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Judy and Maureen

Judy and Maureen

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 21st 2017

Today’s Birthday Honorees are undisputed stage and screen treasures who each made relatively few movies but made an indelible impression when going before the camera, earthy, warn, genuine and there

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The Remagen Incident (Part 1 of 2)

The Remagen Incident (Part 1 of 2)

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 8th 2017

Today’s 72nd anniversary of V-E Day (which also coincided with then-President Harry S. Truman’s 61st birthday) is an apt occasion to recall one of the climactic World War II clashes of Allied and A

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Diane's Year

Diane's Year

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 5th 2017

As she celebrates her 71st birthday today, Los Angeles’ own Diane Keaton – actress, author, director, producer, photographer, real estate developer – continues to mix and match projects in similar f

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