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SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 1934

Mama and I walked way down to the museum. From there we took a car to the Fox and saw “George White’s Scandals.” I made fudge this evening. Came out good.

Warner Brothers, The Fall, and the 1950s - Watch Jack L. Warner's production of 'A Star is Born'

Required Reading

“For the Warners and Mr. Cukor have really and truly gone to town in giving this hackneyed Hollywood story an abundance of fullness and form. 483 more words

Seminal Cinema Outfit

Warner Brothers, The Fall, and the 1950s - Watch Leading Woman Vivien Leigh in 'A Street Car Named Desire'


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Required Reading

“Negotiation continued between the MPAA and the filmmakers; however, a May 24, 1950 note written by Joseph I. 516 more words

National Waffle Day in Disney History

1960-Part 10 of Television Special Elfego Baca: Gus Tomlin is Dead airs.

1962-Part 3 of Television Show The Prince and the Pauper entitled Long Live the Rightful King… 138 more words


W C Fields on the Marx Brothers

He said that The Marx Brothers were the only act he couldn’t follow on the live stage. He is known to have appeared on the same bill with them only once, during an engagement at Keith’s Orpheum Theatre in Columbus, Ohio, in January 1915. 86 more words

History Of Film


[Friendly Fire (Thorsten Fleisch, 2010)]

I am headed to Montreal tomorrow for the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference. This year, I am lucky to be on the provocatively entitled panel “Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire” with… 615 more words