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Beverly Garland was a fine actress of movies and television for five decades. She began her career opposite Edmond O’Brien in the film noir classic D.O.A. She also pioneered the female cop-genre on television, starring in Decoy during the 1958-59 season. Garland is best known for her co-starring...
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Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History has been officially added to the catalogue at CINEMATEK. This prestigious site is located in the heart of Brussels. According to a press  release from the Belgian Tourist Office: CINEMATEK is a completely rebuilt film museum; a permanent exhibition space for...
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Jeremy Krasovic, a Karaoke-friend, has let me in on this fascinating insight of old Hollywood. It’s called In a Place called Hollywood:  A Stroll Through the First 100 Years of Tinseltown Walking Tour. The popular attraction is provided by the Felix in Hollywood Tour Company. The nostalgic walk...
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I’d like to warmly thank Sheryn Hara of the Book Publisher’s Network for letting me on Monday accompany her to the home of Hugh and Virginia O’Brian. The longtime actor has decided to self publish his memoirs in a yet-untitled book. I came along to explain how I prepared Forgotten Hollywood...
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Beginning July 1st, I’ll start a year-long monthly review of seldom-remembered classic cinema. In addition, I’ll highlight one of the supporting players in the film, providing the story-line of their career. These fine motion pictures might be familiar to you. Yet, some of the back-stories should...
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This Memorial Day, let's remember the contribution of African American men and women in the armed forces.  I saw this film a few months ago at a screening at BFI London South Bank, as part of the African Odysseys series. The Negro Soldier was commissioned by the U.S. War Department and directed...
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Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History is now available on the BORDERS website as a school textbook rental. Here are the official details: Borders and Chegg have teamed up to offer you terrific textbook rental options and savings. Billing, shipping and returns are serviced through Chegg, and you...
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 From the Apple eBook site website:  Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History eBook.    Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History, Manny Pacheco, eBook download at the iPad with iBooks Store on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. via  http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/forgotten-hollywood-forgotten/id436208454?mt=11
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A French production that was filmed right here in L.A. has everyone talking at this year’s 2011 Cannes Film Festival. It takes place during the dying days of the late 1920’s Silent Era, and into the Golden Age of Hollywood. The remarkable technique employed by the movie:  it’s a SILENT / BLACK...
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 IT’S OFFICIAL! Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History is on its way to the 2011 Cannes Marché du Film. The festival begins on May 11th, and will run until May 22nd. The first event was held in 1946. According to their website: The International Film Festival was created on the initiative of Jean...