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Paul and Joanne Mismatched

Paul and Joanne Mismatched

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 14th 2016

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward – happily wed from January 29, 1958 until his death on September 26, 2008 – often played romantically attracted couples, married and otherwise, though always adult,

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Newman and Glenn Abide and Endure

Newman and Glenn Abide and Endure

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 27th 2016

Two Actors Studio alumni of deep provenance share today as a birthday, one a legend of Hollywood and Broadway history and the other a chameleonlike presence whose gruff exterior and cool authority

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Raining Hoopla

Raining Hoopla

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 16th 2015

Passionate love in the face of natural disasters always makes for great ad copy. From the studio that gave us In Old Chicago (1937), The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and The Towering Inferno (1974) co

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Reckoning with Robson / The Northern Route

Reckoning with Robson / The Northern Route

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 4th 2015

Born 102 years ago today in Montreal, Mark Robson (1913-1978) – like his fellow RKO alumnus Robert Wise – had a great mentor, producer Val Lewton, who saw in both Robson and Wise, then learning the

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