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Giving This Devil Its Due

Giving This Devil Its Due

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 25th 2018

Another eminent birthday celebrated on Christmas is that of Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), another historical personage with a considerable following, and likewise a principled loner with an antiestabli

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January's Larks, Loves and Legends

January's Larks, Loves and Legends

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 29th 2018

Ringing in the New Year from Twilight Time are two tantalizing “new” reasons to rejoice this coming January. One is a painstaking and remarkable restoration of a larkish John Huston/Humphrey Bogart co

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Giving to Exhaustion

Giving to Exhaustion

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 30th 2017

When one examines the list of 110+ movies made featuring today’s Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars Festival honoree George Sanders (1906-1972), it’s no wonder that biographer Richard Van

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Yul Rules

Yul Rules

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 11th 2017

Once he became immortalized – and a Tony® and Academy Award® winner – as 19th-century King Mongkut of Siam in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s stage and screen versions of The King and I, Yul Brynner (1920

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Celebrating with Sheba

Celebrating with Sheba

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 30th 2015

As New Year’s Eve commemorations approach, those needing to spruce up their festivity skills might check out some movie moments where the characters knew how to party in style. Among recent fare, B

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