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BARBARA DESERVED AN ACADEMY AWARD!

 BARBARA STANWYCK should have won at least 2 ACADEMY AWARDS for BEST ACTRESS in her career but WAS PREVENTED FROM WINNING because the CHARACTERS SHE PORTRAYED went against THE MORAL CODE of HOLLYWOOD PRODUCTIONS. 26 more words

"Interstellar" and the Film Question

This past week I was working my usual shift in NYU’s Film Study Center archive, digitizing some 16mm student films from a production course twenty years ago. 1,527 more words

Features

For Your Consideration: Oct. 31, 2014

There comes a time in every child’s life when they get too old to don a costume and harvest candy from benevolent strangers (or so I’m told). 570 more words

For Your Consideration

Joan Fontaine Estate - Art & Oscar - Heads to Christie's

“I married first, won the Oscar before Olivia did, and if I die first, she’ll undoubtedly be livid because I beat her to it!” sniffed screen starlet Joan Fontaine in 1978, referencing the lifelong feud between herself and her sister, actress Olivia de Havilland. 416 more words

Hollywood

Happy Birthday Joan Fontaine

Today is Joan Fontaine‘s 97th birthday.  If nothing else, watch The Women (1939) (and Rebecca and Suspicion and and and…), it is one of the best all time ensemble casts ever created.  729 more words

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Constance Bennett, actress (1904-1965)

Curly Howard, comedian & actor (1903-1952)
Joan Fontaine, actress (1917-2013)
Annette Funicello, actress & singer (1942-2013)
Catherine Deneuve, actress (1943- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays