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The Mighty Month of May

The Mighty Month of May

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 21st 2019

Rebels with and without causes, badlands outlaws and enforcers at odds, and wartime collaborators and conspirators sailing toward a flashpoint: the four Twilight Time Blu-ray titles for May burn white

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Widmark's Wide Mark

Widmark's Wide Mark

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 26th 2016

Born the day after Christmas 102 years ago, Richard Widmark (1914-2008) was considered reliable, pliable, tough and plain-spoken among Hollywood leading men, pitching woo, exuding menace, riding the

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Ford's Culture Clash

Ford's Culture Clash

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 26th 2016

The gradual creeping up of age and physical infirmities were starting to take their toll on John Ford by 1960. But age can trigger accumulated wisdom and ailments can produce indomitable resolve to

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Nunnally's Vacation

Nunnally's Vacation

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 16th 2016

Frequent Saturday Evening Post contributor Edward Streeter (1891-1976) is best remembered for writing the source novel that became the hit movie Father of the Bride (both 1950 and 1991). He was hel

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Meet Miss Jones

Meet Miss Jones

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 31st 2016

Have You Met Miss Jones? is a bouncy romantic ditty written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for their 1937 musical I’d Rather Be Right. This fall at the New Theatre in Kansas City, KS, it takes

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