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Shared Songs

Shared Songs

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 23rd 2018

In his 2009 Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne, biographer James Gavin chronicled the icy relationship that played out on the set of MGM’s film adaptation of Cabin in the Sky (1943) between t

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Melody Masters

Melody Masters

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 29th 2018

Memorable movie music is baked into the Twilight Time DNA, so today’s birthday convergence of four mighty maestros is duly and worthily noted…and notated.Equipped with a deep background as an opera co

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May Preorders and Misbehaviors

May Preorders and Misbehaviors

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 9th 2018

From Civil War battlefields to vast Western frontiers, from bustling urban New York neighborhoods to a small-minded Illinois town, May’s Twilight Time titles cover a lot of cinematic ground, historica

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Happily Hailing Harold

Happily Hailing Harold

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 15th 2018

Two screen legends of titanic talent. Two movies with jazzy and bluesy song scores linked to backstage stories shaped around the ups and downs of show business careers. Two torchy title tunes that

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The Perfect Stormy

The Perfect Stormy

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 21st 2017

Director Andrew L. Stone’s 40 years of moviemaking is chiefly remembered for two particular types of films: gripping, tightly-wound thrillers (Highway 301, The Steel Trap, Julie, Cry Terror!, The L

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