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#647 - Dobie Gray / Mary Jo Kopechne - 26 July 1940

Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown on July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. 283 more words


The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

If I could be bothered to check it out I’m sure that I would eventually find an answer to the question that kept bothering me throughout the entire movie – why the fuck is this happening in Budapest? 877 more words

US Movies

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940), Dorothy Arzner

Directed by Dorothy Arzner, “Dance, Girl, Dance” is an example of a rarity in 1940′s cinema: female strong leads and, to add- A female director. I didn’t really think that this should be a big deal, but the more I read about the importance this director had on the industry and the reasoning behind why “Dance, Girl, Dance” was something a little different, it lead to a very inspiring evening. 1,012 more words

Faith & The British: Pt 8 - St Michael's, Coventry

Out of all the religious buildings this series of posts will cover, there is one that stands out as both a place of great sadness, and a place of celebration, for peace and justice. 1,780 more words


Gaslight (1940)

Hollywood has a long history of taking some of the best European movies and remaking them for the domestic American market, usually also exporting the film to the country of origin, and many times resulting in the remake being seen as the “real” version. 342 more words

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Aaj hori khelen kanhaiyya

This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. 1,226 more words

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