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Movingly Festive

Movingly Festive

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 6th 2016

The sixth annual TCM Classic Film Festival opens its studio gates for four days of big-screen moviegoing in Hollywood at the end of the month. Its theme this year is Moving Pictures, described by F

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Newman's Own Royalty

Newman's Own Royalty

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 17th 2016

If there is a “royal family” of movie music, it would be the Newmans, which includes among its revered melodic bloodline Alfred, Otto, Lionel, Thomas, Maria, David, Randy and Joey. Composer Alfred N

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The Song of Gladys

The Song of Gladys

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 18th 2015

Gladys Cooper (1888-1971), born this day in 1888, was one of the great beauties of the British stage, growing in acting prowess and critical esteem throughout the first three decades of the 20th ce

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