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The Cameraman and the Count

The Cameraman and the Count

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 18th 2018

Today marks the dual birthday of two men who gave the The Barefoot Contessa (1954) her breathtaking screen life and tragic death. Arriving in theaters 64 years ago this month, The Barefoot Contessa&nb

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Overabundance on Offer

Overabundance on Offer

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 28th 2017

When it held its gala New York world premiere 63 years ago this week, there was already too much muchness about writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s glamorous The Barefoot Contessa (1954) to admi

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Barefoot and Bravura

Barefoot and Bravura

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 21st 2016

Among the great female screen stars, Ava Gardner seemed to experience personal highs and lows in juxtaposition. Her two signature 1951 movie roles – that of Julie LaVerne in Show Boat and Pandora Re

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Spring Sale / Riding Hype

Spring Sale / Riding Hype

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 8th 2016

Twilight Time recently reached our five-year mark in business – but it’s our movie-loving customers who get to take the victory lap. Starting at 4 PM EDT today and for the next two weeks only, more

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Adapting from and to 1984

Adapting from and to 1984

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 12th 2015

George Orwell’s book Nineteen Eighty-Four was published on June 6, 1949. In a Cold War world, its themes of dehumanization, repressive conformity, adulation of authoritarian leaders and eternal war

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