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EFC II #57 - Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#57 – Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
Dir. Leo McCarey
Starring: Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter, Barbara Read, Maurice Moscovitch, Elisabeth Risdon, Minna Gombell, Porter Hall, Ray Meyer, Ralph Remley… 61 more words

Epic Film Challenge

Benadryl, Betty White, and the end of the American Dream

Written high on Benadryl….

Hay fever season….yesterday the allergy/arthritis synergy was at its peak, and I was on allergy pills all day. Alas, you can’t mix epilepsy meds and daytime allergy pills, so the wife was graced with sweet silence from her zoned out husband. 1,412 more words

Television

Make Way for Tomorrow - Review

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There’s a sense of realization that hits the children at the end of the film that for everything that their parents have done for them, they remain all the more ungrateful. 950 more words

Film Reviews

HERE’S SOME GOOD NEWS: A Blog Series on DeSylva, Brown, & Henderson (II)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our series of posts on the musical comedy works of lyricists B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown with composer Ray Henderson. 427 more words

Broadway

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Victor Moore, actor, comedian, writer & director (1876-1962)

J.P. McGowan, actor, director, screenwriter & producer (1880-1952)
Bert Lytell, actor (1885-1954)
Suzanne Bianchetti, actress (1889-1936)
Marjorie Main, actress (1890-1975) 32 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Review: Swing Time (1936)

I wondered to myself, after watching Swing Time once again, if anyone else might have easily taken Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ places as films greatest dancing couple, and then I quickly discarded this heretical idea. 633 more words

Long Review

Bridging Some 'S Wonderful Gershwin Gaps (V)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation  of our six week series on the yet-to-be covered scores of George Gershwin. Although we’ve highlighted a lot of the master composer’s work in the past, the entries in this series are either really early in his career or those I initially deemed too popular and well known to be considered “forgotten.” But the time has come to give all of his brilliant work fair play, and so far we’ve highlighted  911 more words

Broadway