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Fantastic Ford

Fantastic Ford

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 21st 2017

The enduring star saluted in Turner Classic Movies’ day-long Summer Under the Stars tribute tomorrow is the great Glenn Ford, whose filmography could certainly and entertainingly extend well beyond

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Saluting the Anti-Star

Saluting the Anti-Star

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 1st 2017

On September 1, 2006, long-time Hollywood columnist Bob Thomas wrote in the Los Angeles Times of a beloved Canadian-born but dyed-in-the-wool American actor who died just two days prior: “He never

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The Goldsmith Flame

The Goldsmith Flame

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 10th 2017

What the Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray discs of Lilies of the Field (1963), Fate Is the Hunter (1964), The Detective (1968), Under Fire (1983), The Russia House (1990) and The Vanishing (1993) have

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Joanne and Suzanne

Joanne and Suzanne

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 31st 2017

Two fondly remembered women who held their own with gusto on screen with virile leading men on screen mark birthdays today. West Virginia-born Joanne Dru (1922-1996), would have been 95, made a vivi

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Taylor-Made Professionalism

Taylor-Made Professionalism

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 11th 2017

“He was ruggedly handsome, the stuff of movie stardom, but he had a gentle demeanor and soft, cultured voice that made him much more accessible – and also somewhat difficult to categorize. Taylor co

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