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Giving to Exhaustion

Giving to Exhaustion

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 30th 2017

When one examines the list of 110+ movies made featuring today’s Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars Festival honoree George Sanders (1906-1972), it’s no wonder that biographer Richard Van

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Fantastic Ford

Fantastic Ford

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 21st 2017

The enduring star saluted in Turner Classic Movies’ day-long Summer Under the Stars tribute tomorrow is the great Glenn Ford, whose filmography could certainly and entertainingly extend well beyond

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Acting Natural-Lee

Acting Natural-Lee

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 10th 2016

From 1948 until his death last year at age 93, Christopher Lee (1922-2015) spent nearly seven decades as the very towering embodiment of the term “working actor,” from bit parts to supporting actor

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 13th 2016

When Breaking Away (1979) first cycled onto America’s movie screens 37 years ago today, it was considered a small movie without marquee stars or dazzling special effects which required some carefu

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From Exile to Excellence

From Exile to Excellence

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 2nd 2016

Having just wrapped this year’s TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood yesterday, the indispensible Turner Classic Movies focuses its primetime programming today through Wednesday to films involvin

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