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The Countdown has Begun!

We are about ready to bring the first clapper down on series 1 of AQF!

We are only a handful of days away. The cast is busy with scripts, costume, hair and make up whilst the crew is breaking down scripts at an alarming rate! 78 more words

Acting

Never Say Goodbye (1946)

 

Errol Flynn, Eleanor Parker, S.Z. “Cuddles” Sakall. Dir: James V. Kern

My favorite Errol Flynn movie of all time. The man could do some comedy, no doubt. 194 more words

His Girl Friday (1940)

Rosalind Russell, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy Dir: Howard Freakin’ Hawks (I inserted awesome middle name, it’s not really his middle name)

All right, let me apologize at the start for plainly stating above that this is a 1940 movie. 563 more words

Mickey Rooney, So Long and Farewell

It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to one of the truly great entertainers of the last 100 years. A man of many talents, Mickey Rooney had the ability to sing, dance, tell jokes and split your sides all in one go. 52 more words

Acting

Asta as Sidekick and Screwball Comedy Star

Asta as sidekick comedy star and screwball comedy icon in “Cinematic Canines Dogs and Their Work in the Fiction Film” edited by Adrienne L. McLean, $27.95 paper. 40 more words

Books

Bringing Up Baby

1938 – Directed by Howard Hawks - Written by Dudley Nichols and Hagar Wilde – Starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, May Robson, Charles Ruggles, Barry Fitzgerald, Skippy, Nissa… 908 more words

Movies

Screwball comedy 'Nothing Sacred' an innovative satire

A screwball satire of the media, 1937’s Nothing Sacred brims with high-quality acting and cinematography to make a truly delightful and classic film.

Newspaper reporter Wally Cook, played by Fredric March, tries to win the approval of his boss by covering the… 461 more words

Netflix