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Mar.03.2014
Interest in the Red Carpet gowns have grown exponentially since television has dictated Academy Award viewership. Pre-Oscar telecasts can be annoying, with questions like: What Are You Wearing? every three minutes. However, I came across what Best Actress winners have worn over the...
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Jan.17.2014
 Rita Moreno will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday. She’s had a versatile career as a singer, dancer, and actress, and one of a few performers to have garnered all four major entertainment awards, which...
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Jan.16.2014
When I lived in Boston in the early 70s, I had an actor friend who held a wild party on Oscar Night. It was an honor to be invited and attendees had to come in the costume of a character from a film. Invariably, my friend and host outdid everyone.  (He was known as “Boston’s fattest actor...
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Jan.16.2014
  20th Screen Actors Guild Awards, Simon Vance Audio Book Narrator, by Cynthia Brian      Welcome to Starstyle®-Be the Star You Are!® with your hosts Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany on the Voice America Empowerment Channel.  Our goal is to seed, stimulate, and support...
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Jan.05.2014
For 20 years, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) host Robert Osborne has introduced thousands of films and interviewed hundreds of stars, including several longer in-depth interviews with Hollywood legends in his series of specials, Private Screenings. On Monday, TCM is going to turn the tables on Osborne...
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Dec.16.2013
The last 48-hours has been devastating for audiences of classic cinema. On the heels of the passing of Peter O’Toole, we have additionally lost Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine. She was also the sister of Olivia de Havilland. In fact, she and de Havilland are the only siblings to have won...
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May.21.2013
On Tuesday, Laurie and I visited Chicago-proper, mostly traveling by train. The Metra is an outlying railway that gets you to downtown’s Union Station; while The Loop helps you make your way to Millennium Park, Grant Park, Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), and other wonderful sites...
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Apr.01.2013
Margaret O’Brien is set to appear in the Forgotten Hollywood Documentary Pilot about Lionel Barrymore’s story on how he influenced our country’s view about the disabled.  Suffering from advanced degenerative arthritis, his decision to carry on with his career motivated the...
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Feb.24.2013
And - of course - I'm not trying to draw any Hollywood attention to myself, but I do so happen to have adapted one of my novels for exposure on the silver screen (and digital recording devices). It is entitled Burning In Berlin, if anyone is asking. [DE]    ...
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Feb.10.2013
I saw a movie poster decades ago for a movie I have blessedly forgotten and blessedly never attended. However, this one line has remained with me: "Just when you thought it was safe to be dead." And this is the line which comes to mind after reading this article. [DE]...