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Feb.18.2014
The Academy Awards are next month, and since yesterday was President’s Day, I thought it might be fun to explore Hollywood’s Golden Age to see who earned Oscar nods for playing a chief executive. Remember, last year was the initial instance an actor won a statuette as a...
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Dec.20.2013
The classic holiday movie "It's a Wonderful Life" starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore (as Mr. Potter) concludes with the main character, George Bailey, surrounded by friends that have rallied to bail him out of a financial jam caused by the absentmindedness of his Uncle Billy....
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Jul.10.2013
A working scholar at an Indiana college has found movie footage showing President Franklin Roosevelt being pushed in his wheelchair, a secret hidden from the public until after his passing. Ray Begovich, a journalism professor at Franklin College, south of Indianapolis,...
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Jun.18.2013
Craig Inglis, a children’s author who has written a loveable story called Lucky, is citing additional inspiration from the story of Lionel Barrymore, the subject of our documentary. According to his blog site:   Lucky follows an irrepressible terrier and his compassionate owner who work...
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Jun.04.2013
After four months of fundraising through Indiegogo, we’ve begun principal production of our Forgotten Hollywood Documentary, with Lionel Barrymore as our primary subject. Nervousa Films was on hand to capture first person interviews of Academy Award winning actress Margaret O’Brien; and Scott...
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May.19.2013
The FORGOTTEN HOLLYWOOD Pilot Documentary (Development) online funding campaign officially concluded on Saturday. What a finale at Westminster Lanes, with a day of bowling for cash and prizes. In our final week, we reached  84% of our goal, for a GRAND TOTAL of $4200. ~...
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May.09.2013
I’m pleased Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History (like my second book) has just received a 5-Star review from the site – Readers’ Favorite. One of their superb reviewers, Jack Magnus, read my initial work and writes:           ...
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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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Mar.10.2013
According to their Mission Statement, TheLatinoAuthor.com has a strong commitment to excellence, and to bring more enthusiasm and passion to the Latino and Hispanic literary communities.  Their hope is to assist emerging authors realize their dream of writing and to broaden the sphere of...
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Mar.08.2013
Our Indiegogo Crowd Funding campaign to raise money on our Forgotten Hollywood Documentary Project will officially end on May 18th at Westminster Lanes. The bowling facility has graciously donated their location to allow folks to come in to bowl for prizes and cash. Here are the details: The...