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A Justified Voice

A Justified Voice

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 20th 2019

His voice was distinctive, direct, dramatic when needed – and always, an invitation to pay attention for something worthwhile. Thankfully, behind it was an unfailingly alert and engaged mind fixed on

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Cummings and Glowings

Cummings and Glowings

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 9th 2018

Under his 20-year watch at the nascent Fox Film Corporation and the studio’s inaugural decade of flowering into a major powerhouse as the spectacularly reformed Twentieth Century Fox, director Irving

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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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Birthday Firsts

Birthday Firsts

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 23rd 2017

The creative artists marking birthdays are commemorated on our label by their firsts. Although the sterling film noir classic Kiss of Death (1947) is rightly and primarily celebrated as Richard Wid

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