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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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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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The Eventful Journey to a Happy Ending

The Eventful Journey to a Happy Ending

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 21st 2015

From David Shipman’s The Great Movie Stars – The International Years in 1972: “Jean Simmons has always been taken for granted. As a child player in Britain she was expected to be one of the best chi

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April in November

April in November

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 27th 2015

Today’s date in 1957 marked the day before Thanksgiving, and Twentieth Century-Fox’s new holiday weekend offering in theatres had the non-seasonal title of April Love, but moviegoers didn’t mind. Fo

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April Love in August from Shirley Jones

April Love in August from Shirley Jones

Posted by Twilight Time on Aug 4th 2015

Our Twilight Time comrades at Screen Archives are providing a limited special offer tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5 at 4PM EDT: an autographed copy of April Love signed by the fabulous Shirley Jo

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