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Julie Reviews “The Lost Weekend” (1945)

Julie Reviews “The Lost Weekend” (1945)

The first Ray Milland film review for Favorite Of The Month is The Lost Weekend. Directed by Billy Wilder (Some Like It Hot, Sunset Boulevard, Double Indemnity among many others) the film is an intense drama and Hollywood’s first look [...]

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Blacklisted Marsha Hunt to be honored in Hollywood

Blacklisted Marsha Hunt to be honored in Hollywood

Marsha Hunt, one of the last living Hollywood performers caught in the anti-Communist fervor of the 1950s blacklist, will be honored next month with the inaugural Marsha Hunt for Humanity Award at a Hollywood screening series founded by Kat Kramer. Kramer is [...]

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Dancer and Actress Sally Forrest Dies

Dancer and Actress Sally Forrest Dies

Sally Forrest, a dancer, actress and protege of Hollywood pioneer Ida Lupino who starred in the 1949 feature dramas Not Wanted andNever Fear, has died. She was 86. Forrest died March 15 at home in Beverly Hills after a long battle [...]

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The Changing Face of the Musical

The Changing Face of the Musical

The musical has always been a well-loved genre of film, especially during the 1930’s and 1940’s. Ginger Rodgers and Fred Astaire were incredibly popular with films such as Top Hat (1935) and Swing Time (1936). Eleanor Powell certainly made her [...]

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TCM Film Festival update from Lynn

TCM Film Festival update from Lynn

I'm attending the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival this week, so there won't be many postings on the site until I return. There's so much to do and it's a wonderful festival that any classic movie fan should consider attending. I [...]

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