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Why Burn Books When You Just Can Just Ignore Them? Fahrenheit 451 Revisited

While puttering around in the library a couple of weeks ago, I looked down at the cart where they put the recently-returned DVDs and caught the soulful gaze of Julie Christie on the cover of the recently re-issued 1966 film version of “Fahrenheit 451” directed by Francois Truffaut. 1,112 more words

Remembering Rod...

“We come. We go. And in between we try to understand.” – Rod Steiger

I remember the day my agent called me and said, “You have an audition at 11:30. 1,349 more words

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Lee Tracy, actor (1898-1968)
See Lee Tracy in Dinner at Eight (1933) on April 17th at 8:30AM (ET)

John Gielgud, actor director & producer (1904-2000) 18 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

BIFF 2014 #23: The Gold Diggers (UK 1983)

Although I’ve always been aware of this film, for some reason I don’t remember watching it in the 1980s. Watching it now I was surprised at how accessible it was. 776 more words

British Cinema

April 14 in history

43 BC  Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar’s assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Mutina, defeated the forces of the consul Pansa, who was killed. 822 more words



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