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TCM salutes the actor with 11 films.  Here are some of my picks:

The Americanization of Emily (1964)

Directed by the recently deceased Arthur Hiller, Garner is a Naval Lieutenant Commander who’s boss (Melvyn Douglas) decides the first dead man on Omaha Beach must be a sailor.   99 more words

Classic Hollywood

Top Ten: August 27, 1956

Here’s the Grooveyard Top Ten for August 27, 1956 as played tonight by Alan Seltzer on “The Grooveyard”:


“In the Still of the Night” 157 more words


Classic Movie Review: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Dr. Ben McKenna (James Stewart) is on vacation in Marrakesh Morocco, with his wife Jo (Doris Day) and their son, Hank. (Christopher Olsen)  Ben meets Louis Bernard (Daniel Gelin) on a tour bus, and the two become instant friends.  621 more words


Happy Birthday Roses!

for Rose Marie

also known as Sally Rogers

… my favorite on the Dick Van Dyke Show.

I loved that she was funny and sharp and quick and witty, and proudly, and without explanation wore her  little hair bow like angel kisses on her temple. 484 more words


Building my Movie Posters Puzzle: Pillow Talk

In late June I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 1,418 more words


Stephen Boyd Explains Goal

Cincinnati Enquirer, October 17, 1966

Hollywood – Stephen Boyd tells us why his goal is ” just to be a good actor, ” not to win an Oscar. 69 more words

Stephen Boyd