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  1. Off the top of my head, I've never really cared for: Jerry Lewis (although some of his movies are okay for short time, never cared for his solo stand-up performances) The Three Stooges (too violent, which seems to be their entire schtick sometimes) Don Rickles (never got the whole insult as humor thing) Sarah Silverman
  2. A device to capture the Philadelphia Flyers' Stanley Cup goalie = *The Parent Trap* An exhibition featuring Harry S., the 33rd
  3. A few of Mae's famous quotes: Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly. Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before. I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked. I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported. I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure. When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough
  4. http://www.digitalspy.com/showbiz/news/a258769/emma-thompson-hepburn-couldnt-act.html Emma Thompson: 'Hepburn couldn't act' Monday, August 9 2010, 3:57pm EDT By Clare Wiley Emma Thompson has admitted that she thinks Audrey Hepburn 'couldn't act or sing', calling the actress 'fantastically twee'. The Love Actually star, who is currently working on a screenplay for a remake of My Fair Lady, insisted that she 'isn't fond' of Hepburn's portrayal of Eliza Doolittle in the 1964 musical. According to WENN, Thompson explained: "I was thrilled to be asked to do it because, having a lo
  5. *William Inge* also wrote the play *Picnic* and in the movie version, there featured an outstanding dramatic turn by *Rosalind Russell*
  6. http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/movie-guide/LostfoundVintagemovieposters+fetch/3300921/story.html Lost and found: Vintage movie posters fetch $50,000 By Thandiwe Vela, Edmonton Journal July 20, 2010 1:02 PM EDMONTON ? Blair Pitre thought he was just clearing trash from the walls and roof of his newly purchased home ? until he started seeing movie posters with actors such as Charlie Chaplin, Joan Crawford and Greta Garbo. In the process of demolishing the century-old bungalow in downtown Lacombe, Alta., Pitre had discovered more than 360 vintage movie posters from sile
  7. I believe next Sunday, TCM is showing *The Hunchback of Notre Dame* which is probably the 1923 version with Lon Chaney. I know there is a 1911 French version, but does anyone know if a print exists and if so, has it ever been shown on TCM?
  8. I was wondering how many silent film fans, or at least people with an interest in them, are on the board. As you probably know, TCM has their Silent Sundays where they show a silent after the regular broadcast schedule. This past Sunday, July 11th, they showed the Harold Lloyd classic *Speedy* (1928) in prime time as part of their Essential Jr. series and followed it with *Coney Island*, a 30-minute film with Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton from 1917. Harold Lloyd is one of my favorite stars of all-time and it was nice to see TCM giving him more screen time. I never cared much fo
  9. Not bringing the killer of Elizabeth Short, The Black Dahlia, to justice. To this day, I think the non-resolution of her case was due to police incompetence, corruption and/or pressure from the Hollywood studio execs.
  10. http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE6641T320100705 UK film body launches "adopt a Hitchcock" scheme LONDON | Mon Jul 5, 2010 1:40pm BST LONDON (Reuters) - The British Film Institute (BFI) has called on the public to adopt an Alfred Hitchcock movie in a bid to raise the one million pounds it needs to restore nine of the master's works. A contribution of 5,000 pounds, via the website www.bfi.org/saveafilm, will earn the donor an on-screen credit, while 100,000 pounds is enough to restore an entire picture. Smaller donations are also welcome, with 25 pounds enough to restore
  11. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100703/ap_en_mo/us_obit_cinderella_s_voice Ilene Woods, voice of Cinderella, dies at 81 Sat Jul 3, 4:41 pm ET LOS ANGELES ? Ilene Woods, the voice of Cinderella in Disney's animated classic, has died. She was 81. Woods died Thursday of causes related to Alzheimer's disease at a nursing home in Canoga Park, her husband, Ed Shaughnessy, tells the Los Angeles Times. Woods was an 18-year-old radio singer in 1948 when she recorded a demo for an upcoming Disney feature. Two days later, Walt Disney himself auditioned her and she went on to voice the title
  12. Morticia's Daughter is Wednesday, but I'm drawing a blank on a name of the movie
  13. SHANCMBK Next: Judy Garland
  14. *Louise Brooks* was the subject of and featured in the music video for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark's song "Pandora's Box" (which featured clips from Brooks' movie of the same title). OMD's music was used in a few movies from the 1980s, including "If You Leave" in *Pretty in Pink* which was written, but not directed by, *John Hughes*
  15. Rare sound test sequence with Anny Ondra for Alfred Hitchcock's 1929 film "Blackmail" with Hitch making a ribald joke at the end. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zl6SMOSXa7A
  16. {quote:}"Tracy Turnblad, once again your ratted hair is preventing another student's geometry education." "It's feathered, not ratted." "Whatever you call it, it's a hair-don't."{quote} {quote:}"Look at your hair. All ratted up like a teenage Jezebel." "But Miss Edna. Tracy's "flamboyant flip" is all the rage. Even Mrs. Kennedy, our First Lady, rats her hair." "But Tracy's no First Lady is she? No siree. She is a... hairhopper!"{quote} {quote:}"That girl's got roaches in her hair!" "Roaches? Our little Tracy's a clean teen!" "There's no bugs on our baby!"{quote}
  17. http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/07/john-ford-movie-new-zealand'>http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/07/john-ford-movie-new-zealand'>http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/07/john-ford-movie-new-zealand'>http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/07/john-ford-movie-new-zealand http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/07/john-ford-movie-new-zealand Lost John Ford movie unearthed in New Zealand Collection of 75 early American films, including several that had been considered lost to history, have been discovered in New Zealand Ed Pilkington guardian.co.uk, Mond
  18. *Dennis Hopper* had one of Hollywood's shortest marriages (October 31, 1970 - November 8, 1970) to actress and singer *Michelle Phillips*
  19. *Tea and Sympathy* HAL was shod in apparel for use in a court-based sport
  20. *Four Jacks and a Jill* 24, 25 & 26 from a series of 26
  21. *Dan Aykroyd* is best known for his comedic roles, but one his earliest dramatic roles and for which he was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Actor in a Supporting Role was for *Driving Miss Daisy*. The film was nominated for a couple of award including Morgan Freeman as Best Actor in a Leading Role, but the only winning acting award was for Best Actress in a Leading Role which went to *Jessica Tandy*
  22. *The V.I.P.s* Young Scottish girl, return to this, your abode
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