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George Washington Slept Here (1942)

  • I love George Washington, I love movies, and I love sleeping – so I figure I’m destined to like this movie.

I mean – right? 1,201 more words

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Memorable Oscars Moment -Minority Firsts

Hollywood can be seen as leaders in social change, and with that comes new firsts. This is just a few of the first people to win in their respective categories. 359 more words

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My Articles via ThaLSpot.com | Black History Month

The Academy Awards also known as the “Oscars” is a major award show for actors and was established in 1929. However, what’s important is who was the first African American to win an award?

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#BlackHistory Who Is This First African American To Win An Academy Award? Find Out Now!

The Academy Awards also known as the “Oscars” is a major award show for actors and was established in 1929. However, what’s important is who was the first African American to win an award? 121 more words

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Great Moments in Black Acting

The December issue of Movieline was dedicated to Black Hollywood.  Twenty years ago, David Thomson evaluated the progress of the acting opportunities in cinema from its beginnings through the mid-nineties. 3,972 more words

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The Great Lie (1941)

  • Music by Max Steiner. (Everyone, all together now: Of course it is!!!)
  • This movie opens on the aftermath of a weeklong honeymoon party thrown by newlyweds Peter Van Allen (the ever stuffy George Brent) and famous pianist Sandra Kovak (the ever brilliant Mary Astor).
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Jackson’s Pre-Code Essentials #42: BLONDE VENUS (1932)

Welcome to another Wildcard Wednesday! Today’s post is the latest addition in our series of Pre-Code Essentials. Here’s the updated list.

42. Blonde Venus (1932) 1,024 more words