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They Yearned to Be Artists Too

Popular entertainers and successful  Hollywood filmmakers in the 1920’s yearned for artistic recognition. Hollywood in that era was rife with scandal, murder, drugs and how did they clean up this ugly reputation. 63 more words

Books

Wed 11 March: THE KENNINGTON BIOSCOPE - STELLA MARIS

THE KENNINGTON BIOSCOPE is a regular cinema event featuring live accompaniment to silent films that takes place at The Cinema Museum.

The next event on Wednesday 11th March will feature… 160 more words

Kennington

Eat Like the Stars: Screen Couples That Cook—and Gena Rowlands' and John Cassavetes' Cherry Torte

by Jenny Hammerton

There is something romantic about cherries, so I think it’s absolutely appropriate that the month that features Valentine’s Day is also National Cherry Month. 746 more words

Films

Monday the seventh
A beautiful day. Mrs Baldwin + Ramona came in a little while. poor Ramona poor silly child. I am so sorry for her.

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1920s

Toronto’s old Pickford Theatre—Part 11

The Pickford Theatre in 1916

The intersection of Spadina Avenue and Queen Street West is today one of the busiest intersections in downtown Toronto. I sometimes refer to it as “hamburger corner,” as there are four fast-food hamburger outlets located at this intersection. 1,044 more words

Toronto History

Find words to help you rebuild yourself

You may have a fresh start any time you choose, for this thing we call “failure” is not in the falling down, but in the staying down. 267 more words

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