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  1. I remember reading the he was a huge fan of the Ann Sheridan film Come Next Spring.
  2. Both Kings Row and Peyton Place are great movies. I love to read Kings Row one day. I read Peyton Place years ago. I have seen certain episodes of the TV series but was young when it first ran. I also have watched the sequel Return To Peyton Place. I forget that Betty Field is in both films. Ann Sheridan was sensational in the film. Both ladies should have been nominated for an Academy Award. Makes you wonder if they ever remade these classics films today, would they still be allowed to use both novels candid plotlines. Politically incorrect today we are.
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    Favorite Actresses of the 1970's

    I know some of these actresses made films in other eras, including the 30's, 40's and 50's and 60's but they still starred in some memorable film of the 70's. Bette Davis, Joan Blondell, Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Ruth Gordon, Helen Hayes, Maureen Stapleton, Janet Leigh, Shelly Winters, Lee Remick, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Bennett, Barbara Harris, Janet Margolin, Carol Lynley, Myrna Loy, Sylvia Sidney, Lee Grant, Elsa Lanchester, Mildred Natwick and so many more.
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    Favorite Actresses of the 1970's

    No it's not a Madeline Kahn thread, lol. But she rarely got bigger parts in the 80's and 90's but always stole she show. But she did star in some of the best comedy films of the 70's.
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    Favorite Actresses of the 1970's

    I forgot such actresses like Liv Ullman, Valerie Perrine, Susan Sarandon, Veronica Cartwright, Bo Derek, Julie Andrews, Jenny Agutter, Linda Blair, Tatum O'Neal, Jodie Foster, Brooke Shields, Marguex Hemingway, Audrey Hepburn, Pam Grier, Diahann Carroll, Trish Van Devere, Sally Kellerman, Olivia Newton-John, Lily Tomlin, Jane Alexander and so many more.
  6. Cyndi Lauper has made 5 movies in her career so far. Vibes-1988, Life With Mikey-1993, The Opportunists-2000 and Here and There-2010. If you want to count The Goonies you can you only see her on TV singing the theme song. I heard she turned down roles like Little Shop or Horrors, Working Girl and Steel Magnolias. She so wanted to star in Sweeney Todd but didn't get the part. She would have been fabulous in that. She did win her emmy for acting on the classic sitcom Mad About You.
  7. Yes Madonna was the biggest female music star of the 80's and 90's, but to me she was so overly rated. She is a smart business woman and her label promoted her. There was much more better talented singers in the 80's Her biggest rival in the beginning was Cyndi Lauper. To this day some people say that Madonna blew Cyndi Lauper out of the water and it is so untrue. Cyndi is by far a much better singer and actress. Yes she hasn't had a hit song since 1989, but not because her music wasn't great. She fought all the time with her label to make her music and they would never promote her albums and tours. They didn't pay the radio stations or video stations to play her videos. She was actually blacklisted. The 2 were very similar in the early 80's. It was actually Cyndi who was the one to wear the underwear on the outside. I have been a fan of hers years before she releases "She's So Unusual " which by the way the Library of Congress just added the album to it's National Registry for preservation. Her career had been at a stand still for the last 2 decades commercial music success, but she is one award shy of an EGOT. She has won a Grammy, an Emmy and a Tony all she needs is an Oscar. Both were very essential role models for many female artists to follow. Madonna may be number 1 but Cyndi Lauper has a new cd coming in 2020 and I wish she could have her first number 1 album ever. But today both of these ladies will not get heavy rotation on the singles charts because today's kids don't want to hear women in the 40's, 50's and 60's singing pop songs and ballads. On a funny note Cyndi said she like to work with her on a remake of "Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?". That would be great to see.
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    Favorite Actresses of the 1970's

    Madeline Kahn made 4 classic movies in the 70's. 2 are actually masterpieces and she 2 got Academy Award nominations and 2 Golden Globe nominations. Her first 4 films they were What's Up, Doc? 1972, Paper Moon 1973< Blazing Saddles 1974 and Young Frankestein 1974.
  9. 01. Madeline Kahn 02. Diane Keaton 03. Jill Clayburgh 04. Marsha Mason 05. Goldie Hawn 06. Jane Fonda 07. Karen Black 08. Teri Garr 09. Sally Field 10. Ann-Margret 11. Faye Dunaway 12. Barbra Streisand 13. Liza Minelli 14. Jacqueline Bisset 15. Katherine Ross 16. Mia Farrow 17. Jessica Lange 18. Carrie Fisher 19. Bernadette Peters 20. Cybill Shepherd 21. Ellen Burstyn 22. Eileen Brennan 24. Julie Christie 25. Sissy Spacek 26. Cloris Leachman 27. Sandy Dennis 28. Shirley MacLaine 29. Anne Bancroft 30. Meryl Streep 31. Susan Anspach 32. Carol Kane 33. Anne Jackson 34. Lynn Redgrave 35. Maggie Smith 36. Vanessa Redgrave 37. Glenda Jackson 38. Louise Fletcher 39. Diane Ladd 40. Talia Shire 41. Suzanne Pleshette 42. Nancy Allen 43.Angie Dickinson 44. Amy Irving 45. Stockard Channing 46. Joanne Woodward 47. Candice Bergen 48. Sigourney Weaver 49. Brooke Adams 50. Bette Midler Most of them made their movie debuts in the 70's some were still going strong from the last 2 decades and some made their debuts at the very end of the decade.
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    should tcm consider airing TV fare?

    No TCM should only show films. They could make a sister channel called TCTV if they like. They have yet to show all those Paramount films before 1949.
  11. I saw him 2010 when he opened for Cyndi Lauper.
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    National Film Registry: Having One's Say for Next Year

    I just went on the National Film Registry sites films not yet added and I Was a Male War Bride isn't even listed. How can that and some other films not be listed? But that I the list I will submit.
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    National Film Registry: Having One's Say for Next Year

    I have to redo my lit. I was on the site and some of the films I listed are actually on the film registry.
  14. They show the 1942 version of The Glass Key.
  15. I know there are so so m any more, but I am talking the ones that Universal has the right to, the pre 1948 films.

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