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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Donna Reed, actress (1921-1986)
Spend the day celebrating the birthday of Donna Reed by watching some of her films on TCM:
The Get-Away (1941) at 6:00AM (ET) 63 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Quintessentially Donna Reed

Day 265 of Colourisation Project – January 27

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

Although she presented a squeaky-clean on-screen image of the archetypal 1950’s housewife and mother, Donna Belle Mullenger won her Oscar for playing a prostitute in… 472 more words


January 27 in history

1186 Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, married Constance of Sicily.

1343 Pope Clement VI issued the Bull… 441 more words


The Perfect Film

A few months (yes, months–I am a slacker, just like George McFly) ago, I pondered the question of which films I would most like to take with me to a fictional desert island. 821 more words


Donna, Oh Donna

About a year and a half ago I began having an affair with a woman named Donna. She was impeccable. Her wit, beauty and charm was unparalleled. 359 more words

Celebrating Hollywood in the Heartland

Since I’m not an Iowa native, I didn’t grow up visiting the State of Iowa Historical Building or the Iowa Capitol on countless school trips, and for one reason or another, I’d never gotten around to going. 163 more words


Every Life is Wonderful: A Review of the Classic Christmas Season Film "It's A Wonderful Life"

       The tradition has become firmly entrenched in my family to the point where it wouldn’t be Christmas Eve without it. Every year, after we return from evening Mass, we all cuddle up in the family room, dogs (with their annual ham bones to keep them occupied) and cats included. 1,397 more words