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October 1: Happy Birthday Julie Andrews and Brie Larson

Dame Julie Andrews celebrates her 81st birthday today.  She had a classical/operatic voice teacher, but went into musical theater, feeling her voice was too light for opera.  1,338 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

October 1 in history

331 BC Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela.

959  Edgar the Peaceable became king of all England. 993 more words

History

🎞 My review of The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (United Artists, 1974)

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (United Artists, 1974)(imdb.com)

Directed by Joseph Sargent. With Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo. In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers.

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Social Stream

The Laughing Policeman (1973)

opinion: I have watched and follow Martin Beck cases through 41 Swedish movies during the years: 34 TV Movies-Peter Haber, 6 Gösta Ekman movies… 624 more words

Movies

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple – the classic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Set in New York City in the mid 1960s, the film was originally written as a play and very much feels like it through the set design and flamboyancy of some of the scenes. 232 more words

Film

Uncle Bardie's Movie of the Week: Lonesome Rhodes

Once a week on Monday, Uncle Bardie shares a movie with his Readers he gives a big two thumbs up. It will simply be a short excerpt or a trailer. 320 more words

Movie Of The Week

Charley Varrick (1973)

Don Siegel’s Charley Varrick has become a bit of an obscure picture, but it is as quintessentially 70s in its ideals and execution as any other second-tier genre classic of the era. 508 more words

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