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Two Weeks in Another Town (USA, 1962)

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli. Chalk this one up to my “old movies” quota—sorry, “classic cinema” quota. I’m definitely interested in pre-modern Hollywood, what I consider roughly before the big “new wave” of the late 60’s, ushered in by stuff like… 319 more words

Hollywood Legend Kirk Douglas, His Wife Delve Into Their 60-Year Love Affair

BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA.com) — Their story is the stuff of Hollywood romance.

Legendary actor Kirk Douglas, 97, has been married to his wife, Anne, for 60 years, and in an interview with CBS2’s Pat Harvey, he shares the enchanting stories and secrets to keeping the romance burning. 511 more words


1955: Eve Miller

July 21, 1955 – On this day, mentally unstable Hollywood actress Eve Miller (31) stabbed herself in the abdomen after discovering that her lover, actor Glase Lohman, did not want to marry her. 249 more words

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Out of the Past (1947)

      Writing about Out of the Past late Roger Ebert wrote a classical line: “There were guns in Out of the Past, but the real hostility came when… 851 more words

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Is It A Compliment To Tell Michael Douglas That He's Looking A Lot Like His Father?

Michael Douglas has always stood apart from his father his bit in the looks department. Where Kirk Douglas was always the stone chinned leading man with a clean look, Michael Douglas has always featured a shaggier look. 217 more words


Short Takes: Two Anti-War Classics

King and Country is a dark, brutal, effective attack on war by the exiled American Joseph Losey. A shell shocked soldier, one Private Hamp (Tom Courtenay), is put on trial for desertion after he walks away from the brutality and loss of humanity of war. 424 more words