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Dealing With Door-to-Door Missionaries

They mean well.  They really do.  (Or at least, I think they do.)  But holy smoke are they annoying!  You’re mooching around the house, minding your own business when the doorbell rings!   499 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Constance Collier, actress (1878-1955)
See Constance Collier in A Damsel in Distress (1937) on January 24th at 4:00AM (ET)

D.W. Griffith, director (1875-1948)
Conrad Veidt, actor (1893-1943) 19 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Christened In Blood, Raised In Sin

Fresh from her career-resuscitating role as the Pentecostal mama from hell in Carrie, Piper Laurie played Ruby, a torch-singing gun moll embroiled in a gangster love triangle that leaves her man Mickey betrayed and iced…but as we all know, organized crime is an endless cycle of retribution…so Mickey’s ghost comes back years later to possess their daughter Leslie’s body (how’s… 116 more words

The Hustler (1961)

There’s a long legacy of sports films where the heroes are the starry-eyed, passionate lovers of the game, the athletes who play from the heart and, despite a lack of technique or formal training, still come out on top. 901 more words