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13 minutes ago, mr6666 said:

Sonny BunchVerified account @SonnyBunch 9h9 hours ago

 
 

So there’s a new Disney streaming service, which I’ll want in addition to Netflix, and Prime, and Hulu, and Vudu, and CBS All Access, and HBO Now, and…

eesh

 

If only a company combined all these services—bundled them, if you will—to save me some hassle/money.

:rolleyes:

I am not in favor of bundling. I like the freedom of being able to pick and choose (add and drop) what I want on my own terms. I don't want a middleman company trying to profit with packages that include platforms I don't want but have to pay for to get what I really want. No, that's why I left cable. 

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Wednesday April 17, 2019

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Bad news comes in threes on Starz

THE BAD NEWS BEARS with Walter Matthau

THE BAD NEWS BEARS IN BREAKING TRAINING with William Devane

THE BAD NEWS BEARS GO TO JAPAN with Tony Curtis

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Monday April 22, 2019

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Eddie Albert on TCM

AN ANGEL FROM TEXAS with Rosemary Lane

ON YOUR TOES with Vera Zorina

BROTHER RAT with Priscilla Lane

BROTHER RAT AND A BABY with Wayne Morris

FOUR WIVES with Claude Rains

THE DUDE GOES WEST with Gale Storm

THE TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON with Marlon Brando

MCQ with John Wayne

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11 hours ago, TopBilled said:

Monday April 22, 2019

 

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Eddie Albert on TCM

 

AN ANGEL FROM TEXAS with Rosemary Lane

 

ON YOUR TOES with Vera Zorina

 

BROTHER RAT with Priscilla Lane

 

BROTHER RAT AND A BABY with Wayne Morris

 

FOUR WIVES with Claude Rains

 

THE DUDE GOES WEST with Gale Storm

 

THE TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON with Marlon Brando

 

MCQ with John Wayne

 

I like him, but how did he manage to survive "On Your Toes"?

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Just now, rayban said:

I like him, but how did he manage to survive "On Your Toes"?

Yeah, his early stuff was dire.

He survived the blacklist too (he was grey-listed). After Warners dropped him, he seemed to keep bouncing back.

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1 minute ago, TopBilled said:

Yeah, his early stuff was dire.

He survived the blacklist too (he was grey-listed). After Warners dropped him, he seemed to keep bouncing back.

He was very appealing. So was his son.

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Just now, rayban said:

He was very appealing. So was his son.

Yes, I think there was a not-so-submerged bisexual quality about both of them...and in Hollywood that helps keep a career going.

The son should have had a stronger film career. I remember him from an arc on Falcon Crest and he played a deranged character. He was very memorable.

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2 minutes ago, TopBilled said:

Yes, I think there was a not-so-submerged bisexual quality about both of them...and in Hollywood that helps keep a career going.

The son should have had a stronger film career. I remember him from an arc on Falcon Crest and he played a deranged character. He was very memorable.

I will always remember Edward Albert from "Butterflies Are Free", the film which should have made him a movie star.

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Just now, rayban said:

I will always remember Edward Albert from "Butterflies Are Free", the film which should have made him a movie star.

Yes, he started off with a bang (though I wish Keir Dullea had done the film version for that one).

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Tuesday April 23, 2019

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Shirley Temple on TCM

ADVENTURE IN BALTIMORE with Robert Young

THAT HAGEN GIRL with Ronald Reagan

KATHLEEN with Herbert Marshall

MISS ANNIE ROONEY with William Gargan

THE STORY OF SEABISCUIT with Barry Fitzgerald

FORT APACHE with Henry Fonda

THE BACHELOR AND THE BOBBY-SOXER with Cary Grant

HEIDI with Jean Hersholt

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1 hour ago, TopBilled said:

Tuesday April 23, 2019

 

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Shirley Temple on TCM

 

ADVENTURE IN BALTIMORE with Robert Young

 

THAT HAGEN GIRL with Ronald Reagan

 

KATHLEEN with Herbert Marshall

 

MISS ANNIE ROONEY with William Gargan

 

THE STORY OF SEABISCUIT with Barry Fitzgerald

 

FORT APACHE with Henry Fonda

 

THE BACHELOR AND THE BOBBY-SOXER with Cary Grant

 

HEIDI with Jean Hersholt

 

Shirley Temple did have a second career in Hollywood - late teens, early twenties, I presume. 

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10 minutes ago, rayban said:

Shirley Temple did have a second career in Hollywood - late teens, early twenties, I presume. 

Yes. She was under contract with David Selznick in the 40s, after she left Fox. Her last movie was in 1949, when her contract with Selznick ended. But she did a TV series in the 50s. So her career on screen continued for awhile.

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6 hours ago, TopBilled said:

Yes. She was under contract with David Selznick in the 40s, after she left Fox. Her last movie was in 1949, when her contract with Selznick ended. But she did a TV series in the 50s. So her career on screen continued for awhile.

I really enjoyed Shirley's acting in her teenage and young adult years, more so than her childhood roles.

She was fantastic in THE BACHELOR AND THE BOBBYSOXER and SINCE YOU WENT AWAY, and in I'LL BE SEEING YOU, she showed great emotional range in the scene where she apologizes to Ginger Rogers for inadvertently informing Joseph Cotton of the fact that Rogers is serving a prison sentence.

A KISS FOR CORLISS is fun, too.

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19 minutes ago, sagebrush said:

I really enjoyed Shirley's acting in her teenage and young adult years, more so than her childhood roles.

She was fantastic in THE BACHELOR AND THE BOBBYSOXER and SINCE YOU WENT AWAY, and in I'LL BE SEEING YOU, she showed great emotional range in the scene where she apologizes to Ginger Rogers for inadvertently informing Joseph Cotton of the fact that Rogers is serving a prison sentence.

A KISS FOR CORLISS is fun, too.

I like THAT HAGEN GIRL. It had a troubled production history but performed well at the box office. Something about it works for me. It really conveys the small-town attitudes of the post-war era. And I think it's photographed very well. Plus it's interesting to see her working with Ronald Reagan and with Lois Maxwell (who would become Miss Moneypenny in the Bond franchise).

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Friday April 26, 2019

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Wheeler & Woolsey on TCM

THE CUCKOOS with June Clyde

HALF SHOT AT SUNRISE with Dorothy Lee

DIXIANA with Bebe Daniels

HOOK LINE AND SINKER with Dorothy Lee

CAUGHT PLASTERED with Dorothy Lee

GIRL CRAZY with Eddie Quillan

PEACH-O-RENO with Dorothy Lee

COCKEYED CAVALIERS with Thelma Todd

THE NITWITS with Betty Grable

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Sunday April 28, 2019

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Making it in Hollywood on TCM

A STAR IS BORN with Norman Maine & Vicki Lester

THE PERILS OF PAULINE with Betty Hutton

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL with Lana Turner

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