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Opportunity Bothers to Knock

Opportunity Bothers to Knock

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 17th 2018

Quite a stage and screen career lay ahead for the recent American Academy of Dramatic Arts graduate born 87 years ago today. By the end of 1951 the Bronx-born actress had tallied appearances in severa

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Multidimensional Heat

Multidimensional Heat

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 10th 2018

This label often works up a sweat for combustible movie classics like the sweltering, seasonally appropriate The Long Hot, Summer (1958) and Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) now available, and such other

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Heartstopping Heartbreak

Heartstopping Heartbreak

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 27th 2018

Made early in her blazing movie career before the full range of her comedic and dramatic gifts were fully explored, it’s intriguing to note that many later reappraisals of the Marilyn Monroe thrill

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Inferno's Heat

Inferno's Heat

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 10th 2017

After her femme-fatale cred was clearly established via her duplicitous dames in Out of the Past (1947) and Cry Danger (1951) and her striking redheaded beauty marked her as a Technicolor natural i

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Big Man in a 3D Wilderness

Big Man in a 3D Wilderness

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 26th 2017

To put a jolt into declining movie attendance, Twentieth Century Fox chief Darryl F. Zanuck was focused on championing Cinemascope, a widescreen process that would engulf audiences with the expanse

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