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SPOTLIGHT: Hot Pre-Code Hopkins (V)

Welcome to a new Film Friday and the conclusion of our spotlight series on the Pre-Code work of the naughty Miriam Hopkins (1902-1972). We’ve covered some of her most delightfully Pre-Code films (all released by Paramount) over these past five weeks, including  1,143 more words

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You Can't Make Me Wear That Corset

If you can believe it—conscientious mothers in the nineteenth century strapped their little girls into corsets. Healthy support clothing for kids, or so physicians thought at the time. 690 more words

High Noon for the Eco-System

“The earth is not dying. It is being killed, and the people killing it have names and addresses.” (Utah Phillips)

We need a loud global alarm clock and we need it now. 388 more words

Colliers International's Cooper: Multi-family market remains hot in downtown Cleveland

by Dan Rafter

How hot is the multi-family market in Cleveland, specifically the city’s downtown?

Gary Cooper, senior vice president and principal with the Cleveland office of Colliers International, says it best: “If there’s one thing on fire in downtown Cleveland, it’s multi-family.” 570 more words

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Trying Hard To Look Like Gary Cooper

Born to a farming family in Montana in 1901, Gary Cooper entered show business in 1925, the beginning of Hollywood’s “Golden Age”. His plain, likable good looks and 6’3″ figure made it easy to cast him as the hero, and by the mid-30’s he was receiving top billing. 245 more words

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Wretched Richard's Almanac: Don't Take Your Guns to Town

August 1, 1953

In 1953, a new type of western hit the movie screens. Moviegoers were looking for something more complex than the head-em-off-at-the pass, white hat/black hat fare that Hopalong Cassidy and Roy Rogers had been dishing out through the forties. 222 more words

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A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

Directed by Frank Borzage

USA, 1932

Cornerhouse, 27 July 2014

A soldier falls in love with a nurse.

She had loved a boy before and then lost him – death blossoming wildly in wartime, blasting the future, giving urgency to the present moment.  108 more words

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