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100-Proof Hayworth

100-Proof Hayworth

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 23rd 2018

The brutal holiday weekend Eastern U.S. cold snap was shared with the nation during coverage of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but New Yorkers have a special way to generate heat in the coming days t

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Commanding Presence

Commanding Presence

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 3rd 2018

The legend still lingers. Charles Bronson (1921-2003), born 97 years ago today, continues to exert his hold on the affections of movie lovers, one of whom, the San Francisco Chronicle’s Carla Meyer, p

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Cummings and Glowings

Cummings and Glowings

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 9th 2018

Under his 20-year watch at the nascent Fox Film Corporation and the studio’s inaugural decade of flowering into a major powerhouse as the spectacularly reformed Twentieth Century Fox, director Irving

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June Preorders: Girls to Be Taken With

June Preorders: Girls to Be Taken With

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 6th 2018

It’s a romantic and tuneful women’s world this month at Twilight Time, which offers scintillating song-showered showcases for the lovely likes of Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, Hayley Mills and the de

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From My Brother Paul to My Gal Sal

From My Brother Paul to My Gal Sal

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 5th 2018

A celebrated author whose signature works Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925) concerned doomed romances blighted by misfortunes of personal ambition might not be seen as a go-to litera

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