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The Beatrice Effect

The Beatrice Effect

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 2nd 2018

Earlier this week marked what would have been the 60th wedding anniversary of an authentic show-business power couple, Joanne Woodward (who will turn 88 at month’s end, now frail and reportedly suf

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Birthday Firsts

Birthday Firsts

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 23rd 2017

The creative artists marking birthdays are commemorated on our label by their firsts. Although the sterling film noir classic Kiss of Death (1947) is rightly and primarily celebrated as Richard Wid

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Musically Succeeding

Musically Succeeding

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 23rd 2017

In the movie musical landscape of 1967, the most visible examples, some more successful than others, proved to be Thoroughly Modern Millie, Camelot and three for the family trade, Doctor Dolittle an

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Denzel Over Easy

Denzel Over Easy

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 28th 2016

In close to 40 years as a professional stage/screen actor, Denzel Washington, turning 62 today, has proven equally effective in both contemporary and period roles. His latest effort in a period vein

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