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The Fighting 69th

On yesterday’s date one hundred years ago April 6, 1917 the United States entered WW I.
In The Fighting 69th this 1940 Warner Brothers film remembers three real life heroes during the U.S. 482 more words


Character Actors Spotlighted on TCM in April! #WhatACharacter

If there’s one thing classic movie fans share without question it’s a love and appreciation for character actors. This is why I’ve no doubt there’s a lot of excitement in the air about… 741 more words

Classic Movies

Character Actors: Unsung Heroes

Character actors just can’t get any love. Think about it: there are Academy Awards for Sound Mixing but nothing for these tireless actors who have hundreds of IMDB acting credits, are critical to the success of most films, yet we rarely even know their names. 1,949 more words

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Joan Blondell, Shining Star Forced to be a Satellite

“I don’t know what the secret to longevity as an actress is… maybe it’s the audience seeing itself in you.” … Joan Blondell

Joanie should know. 1,369 more words


WHAT A CHARACTER! 2016 - Day Two

I’m thrilled to be hosting Day Two of the 2016 What A Character! Blogathon. This is the fifth consecutive year that I co-host this tribute to the lesser known players that enriched so many movies. 446 more words


It's here! 5th annual WHAT A CHARACTER! BLOGATHON: Day 1

The day has finally arrived to honor those unsung heroes of the silver screen, the character actor. For the 5th year, the classic film obsessed trio of Aurora aka @CitizenScreen of… 435 more words


Announcement: 5th annual WHAT A CHARACTER Blogathon

“What’s great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It’s not about the gloss of your eyebrows.” – Martin Short… 540 more words