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Stage to Screen Blogathon: The Heiress (1949)

This post is part of the Stage to Screen Blogathon, hosted by Rachel’s Theatre Reviews and The Rosebud Cinema.

The 1949 film The Heiress is an adaptation of the 1947 play of the same name by Augustus and Ruth Goetz, which in turn is an adaptation of the 1880 novella Washington Square by Henry James. 1,548 more words

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Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon: Emilio "El Indio" Fernandez

This post is part of the Hollywood’s Hispanic Heritage Blogathon, hosted by Once Upon a Screen and Movie Star Makeover.

When I first chose director, writer, and actor Emilio “El Indio” Fernandez as my topic for this blogathon, I had no idea he had a life as dramatic as one of his own films. 1,952 more words

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O Canada Blogathon: The Grey Fox (1982)

This post is part of the O Canada Blogathon hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings and Kristina of Speakeasy.

When Kristina and Ruth first announced a blogathon devoted to Canadian film, my initial thought was “The Grey Fox.” This revisionist Western, starring Richard Farnsworth and based on the real-life outlaw Bill Miner, is one of my favorites of the genre. 1,423 more words

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Saturday Morning Matinee (09/13/14)

The Woman In The Window 1944

This Murder Mystery Triangle is intriguing.  You sort of feel sorry for Richard Wanley even though he could be considered a cheater for sending off his wife and children so he could stay behind and spend time with another woman (Alice Reed). 114 more words

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