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Alice Brady deserved Gale Sondergaard’s Best Supporting Actress 1936 award…

Gale Sondergaard deserved Alice Brady’s Best Supporting Actress 1937 award…

COME TO DeOSCARIZE.COM to make the switch that time and good taste demand! 25 more words


The Kennel Murder Case (1933) - A Little Mystery in the Morning

The Kennel Murder Case (1933)


Starring: William Powell, Mary Astor
Director: Michael Curtiz
Screenplay: Robert N. Lee and Peter Milne, based on a novel by S.S. 243 more words


Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Been awhile since I last caught up with Nick and Nora, and it’s nice to see that little has changed. This time the plot involves solving a rather bizarre case of a shower room jockey murder (I did quite like how absurd the answer to the murder was) at the race track that then leads to, I kid you not, the seedy underbelly of a (wrestling) gambling syndicate and a subsequent murder. 232 more words

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Record Review: The O'Jays - Backstabbers

So this month’s Record Review is an oldie, but I’d be damned if I didn’t say it wasn’t a goodie. The O’jays are one of those groups where people love their songs, but they have no idea who the artists are. 528 more words


Throwback Trailer: Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

In San Francisco, retired Detective Nick Charles (William Powell) and his attractive wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), learn from police Lt. Abrams of the murder of a race jockey, but Nick refuses to get involved. 48 more words

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March 21, 1867: On a Show Boat to Broadway

“Curtain! Fast music! Light! Ready for the last finale! Great! The show looks good, the show looks good!”

American Broadway impresario, Florenz “Flo” Ziegfeld, Jr. was born March 21, 1867 (died July 22, … 248 more words

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