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February 14: Happy Birthday Simon Pegg and John Barrymore

Simon Pegg is celebrating his 47th today.  He began working in British television, as both a writer and an actor, in the mid-nineties.  In 1999, he and actress Juliet Hynes created a sitcom called… 1,245 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Year 1882

THE BIRTHS OF…

France: Germaine Dulac (Germaine Saisset-Schneider)

Germany:


Franz Hofer

Karl Valentin

Italy: Gilberto Rossi in Livorno.

Poland: Samuel Goldwyn (Goldfish) in Warszawa… 78 more words

Chronology

Grand Hotel

Not to be confused with the much more recent Grand Budapest Hotel or Hotel Transylvania, this 1933 classic similarly enjoys an all-star cast. It follows an assortment of characters staying in the Grand Hotel, the most luxurious hotel in Berlin. 304 more words

Reviews

[Last Film I Watched] Twentieth Century (1934)

Title: Twentieth Century
Year: 1934
Country: USA
Language: English, German
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Howard Hawks
Writers:
Ben Hecht
Charles MacArthur
based on the eponymous play of Charles Bruce Millholand… 432 more words

Film Review

Sherlock Holmes (1922)

So here is my first foray into feature length silent pictures! And actually Sherlock Holmes wasn’t a bad place to start because it was known as one of the ‘talkiest’ silents due to the sheer amount of verbose title cards. 513 more words

William Powell

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” ~ John Barrymore

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