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20 hours ago, Peebs said:

Eli Wallach was 95 in The Ghost Writer (2010)

George Burns was 92 in Eighteen Again! (1988)

Dick Van Dyke (81), Mickey Rooney (86), and Bill Cobbs (72) as the security guards in Night at the Museum (2006)

C. Aubrey Smith was 86 in Little Women (1949)


And Dick Van Dyke was 92 when he danced in Mary Poppins Returns (2018).

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ladies shooting pool:

Julia Roberts in Mystic Pizza                                                                                        f6495ca43e6bfa5f2873472fedfb634e.jpg

Audrey Meadows develops new technique in The Honeymooners  Related image

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The very last episode of The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet broadcast in 1966 is called 'The Game Room.' The boys are now married and off living in their own homes. So Ozzie decides to convert their old bedroom into a game room with a billiard table. The humor in this episode comes from the fact that Harriet is a much better pool player than Ozzie happens to be!

It was a fun way to end the show's long run.

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Nice answers yesterday!


one thousand four hundred ninety-third category

At a movie theater

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SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1952)..Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont attend a premiere for their latest silent picture.

ABOUT MRS. LESLIE (1954)..Mrs. Leslie watches a newsreel that shows Mr. Leslie with another Mrs. Leslie.

AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (1957)..Terry bumps into Nickie at a picture show and hides her condition.

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John Dillinger was shot dead outside the Biograph movie theater in Chicago on July 22, 1934. He had attended a screening of MANHATTAN MELODRAMA.

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This is depicted in the films PUBLIC HERO # 1 (1935), its remake THE GET-AWAY (1941) and of course in DILLINGER (1945).

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How could I forget: The Last Picture Show (1971), which was also listed as having a "playing pool" scene!

Experiment in Terror (1962): the police find an informant named Popcorn in a movie theater.

Pushover (1954): Kim Novak and Fred MacMurray meet outside a movie theater

The Burglar (1957): opens with Dan Duryea watching a newsreel and getting an idea for a burglary

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BACK TO THE FUTURE 2 ("the shark still looks fake!")

Scooter's new job in MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN 

Speaking of which, I saw the recent film THE MUPPETS in the spectacular El Capitan theater, and was amused to see that most of the action takes place in and around the El Capitan

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1937's A Star Is Born ends with May Robson, Andy Devine, Janet Gaynor and Adolphe Menjou attending a premiere:



Margret Sullavan was a movie usher in The Good Fairy.  Here she is in her usher's uniform:


Things were a bit more formal back in those days.

Deanna Durbin, accompanied by Herbert Marshall, watches her movie star mother in one of her movies in Mad About Music:




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