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TCM Senior Researcher Alexa Foreman, Miss Peggy Cummins, and VP of Talent, Darcy Hettrich in Club TCM in 2012....

Femme Fatale Peggy Cummins, a TCM Film Festival Special Guest in 2012, was a lovely lady. She told me that she was still amazed and surprised at the popularity of her film, Gun Crazy, when I visited with her at the lobby of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in 2012. Cummins had just flown in from her home in England, but seemed thrilled to be back in Hollywood to share her experiences with pass holders. Her soft, lilting voice and her open manner seemed light years away from her performance as Annie Laurie Starr in the 1950 film she helped introduce with Eddie Muller, the Czar of Noir, and Director of the Film Noir Foundation. 

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Peggy Cummins and Eddie Muller at a film noir festival in Zagreb, Yugoslavia...

The Hollywood Reporter article announcing Miss Cummins passing: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/peggy-cummins-dead-gun-crazy-femme-fatale-was-92-1024393

 

 

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Festival Fun is just around the corner! 

Here's our 2018 Lineup:

The Black Stallion (1979)
Bullitt (1968)
Hamlet (1948)
His Girl Friday (1940)
Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979)
Places In The Heart (1984)
The Producers (1968) [Opening Night with Mel Brooks]
The Sea Wolf (1941)
The Set Up (1949)
The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 (1974)
Throne of Blood (1957)
To Have and Have Not (1944)
Woman of the Year (1942)

Anyone hope for another particular film or films to be added?

It won't be long, and we'll be having another update!

 

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Happy Birthday, Margaret O’Brien!

(pictured here in November at the Julien’s Auction...)

O’Brien often attends the TCM Film Festival. 

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TCM Primetime has African-American films directed by Sidney Poitier, Julie Dash, Ivan Dixon, and more. A special Red Foxx short comes on early in the a.m.

 

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Director Julie Dash, a guest on TCM’s Trailblazing Women In Film, helmed the moving feature Daughters of the Dust, scheduled tonight at 10 p.m. Central, after Poitier’s fabulous London love story, A Warm December.

  

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