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Nevada (1927)

Starlet Thelma Todd’s fourth appearance on film. With William Powell and Gary Cooper.


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Tonight I want to say “Happy Birthday” to the actor Gary Cooper (07 May 1901 – 13 May 1961). What’s your favorite movie of him? 27 more words

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How Gary Cooper saved Hollywood.

Gary Cooper as a man embodied “honor and decency” ( Smith, The Film 100), along with an unaffected manner that made him appear strong in the face of danger. 141 more words

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May 7: Happy Birthday Amy Heckerling and Gary Cooper

Amy Heckerling is turning 63 today.  She studied film at NYU and then at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.  At AFI she made a short film, … 1,124 more words

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History #Trivia - May 1 to May 14 by Kaye Spencer

May 1, 1880 – The first issue of the newspaper, Tombstone Epitaph, is published. The owner stated: Every tombstone should have its epitaph. Read more. … 412 more words


Claude Cahun: Surviving Incarceration

The fragmented writings of Claude Cahun, writer and artist, from her time in prison awaiting execution during the Nazi occupation of Jersey, provide a chilling insight into the starvation, the freezing cells, the cuts to the body from the sharp straw stuffing of the mattress and the emotional turmoil resulting from fellow prisoners regularly disappearing to be executed.  733 more words

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I Am Not Your Negro (Raoul Peck, France/US, 2016)

I thought I Am Not Your Negro was about James Baldwin but I wasn’t quite right. The film is more about race relations in America, using Baldwin’s analysis, mainly as articulated in… 446 more words