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Historic Photo of the Day: Cyrano de Bergerac

In 1950, José Ferrer became the first Puerto Rican actor – and the first Latino – to ever win an Oscar Award, for playing the title role in Cyrano de Bergerac. 14 more words


Horror Film Review: Zoltan, Hound of Dracula (dir by Albert Band)

Were you aware that Dracula owned a dog?  And that dog was a vampire?  And that dog’s name was Zoltan?

It’s true!  Or, at least, it’s true according to a low-budget 1977 film called Zoltan, the Hound of Dracula. 467 more words


My Favorite Romantic Heroine / Hero

By Jeff Salter

This topic threw me, because – truly – I don’t read all that many books I’d characterize as romances. But while I was pondering, I remembered a movie from the early 80s with a writer, Cathy Palmer, who wins a big contest. 298 more words

The Amazing Captain Nemo

Before watching the movie:

I try to stick to movies with a theatrical release, but I’m not sure this had one, as it was written as a three-part television pilot. 660 more words


The macabre world of Dahl: 'Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected' - Series 1

Recently I was in a store and noticed a new DVD of the BBC production of ‘Esio Trot‘, starring Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman. 687 more words


Considering the cult movies of Billy Wilder

Following is a special guest post by Jeff Alexander, his contribution to the Billy Wilder Blogathon scheduled for June 22.  You can contact Jeff directly by way of Facebook… 1,066 more words

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Rosemary Clooney

If you haven’t guessed yet, Rosemary Clooney is related to the actor George Clooney, but will get to that in a moment on with today’s story. 857 more words