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Top Billed, you are going to let us know when you start the blog on this same subject, right? And give us the address/URL?

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11 minutes ago, Marianne said:

Top Billed, you are going to let us know when you start the blog on this same subject, right? And give us the address/URL?

Yes, I've been working on some other projects so it probably won't happen till January...after the first of the year. I'll let you know and thanks for asking!

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Spencer Tracy in Bad Day at Black Rock            Image result for bad day at black rock one arm

Fredric March in Death Takes a Holiday Image result for fredric march mouth  

Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still       Image result for the day the earth stood still 1951

 

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1 minute ago, shutoo said:

Fredric March in Death Takes a Holiday Image result for fredric march mouth  

Reminds me of MEET JOE BLACK (1998) which I think was inspired by it.

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A Stranger in Town (1943)

The Quiet Man (1952)  John Wayne moves to Innisfree

Zorba the Greek (1964)  Alan Bates travels to Crete

The Wicker Man (1973) Edward Woodward investigates a missing child in creepy Scottish town

The Bishop's Wife (1947) Cary Grant's Dudley appears to help David Niven

Fright Night (1985 & 2011) the new neighbor who works nights 🧛‍♀️

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one thousand five hundred thirty-second category

Biographies about musicians

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A SONG TO REMEMBER (1945)
THE FABULOUS DORSEYS (1947)
THE GLENN MILLER STORY (1954)

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Backbeat (1994) The Beatles

Song Without End (1960) Franz Liszt

Hilary and Jackie (1998) Jacqueline du Pre

The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

 

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The Gene Krupa Story                              Related image

Bohemian Rhapsody  (Queen)                Related image

Bound for Glory (Woody Guthrie)                                 Image result for bound for glory 1976

 

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The Benny Goodman Story (1956)

Your Cheatin' Heart (1964)

I Saw The Light (2016)

Walk The Line (2005)

Rocketman (2019)

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Here are some supposed biopics that aren't too accurate

RHAPSODY IN BLUE about Gershwin 

WORDS AND MUSIC about Rodgers and Hart

NIGHT AND DAY about Cole Porter

TIL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY about Jerome Kern

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51GFiVt1dgL.jpgLady Sings The Blues (1972) About Billie Holiday

 

220px-Scott_Joplin_movie.jpg Scott Joplin (1977) about Scott Joplin

220px-Whats_love_got_to_do_with_it_posteWhat's love got to do with it (1993) about Tina Turner

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YANKEE DOODLE DANDY -- George M Cohan

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER -- John Phillip Sousa

THE PARIS WALTZ -- Jacques Offenbach

SWANEE RIVER -- Stephen Foster

BEYOND THE SEA -- Bobby Darin

GREAT BALLS OF FIRE -- Jerry Lee Lewis

I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS -- Gus Kahn

THE HELEN MORGAN STORY

THE JOLSON STORY

LILLIAN RUSSELL

SELENA

THE EDDY DUCHIN STORY

LOOK FOR THE SILVER LINING -- Marilyn Miller

LA VIE EN ROSE -- Edith Piaf

DE-LOVELY -- Cole Porter

JERSEY BOYS -- Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons

THE FIVE PENNIES -- Red Nichols

DEEP IN MY HEART -- Sigmund Romberg

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Great examples yesterday.

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Spinsters

CHEERS FOR MISS BISHOP (1941)
GOOD MORNING MISS DOVE (1955)
LITTLE WOMEN (1994) and (2019)

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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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Now Voyager (1942) Bette Davis.  Before her transformation

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Betsy Blair as Clara Snyder in Marty (1955)


The Family Man (2000)

The Haunting (1963 and 1999) 

Thief (1981)

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Donna Reed as Mary Hatch, in the alternate timeline of It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

 

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Side Note:  Since there is no apparent male counterpart for 'spinster' this seems to indicate a very outdated, even sexist term. Male characters having such a trait would include Ebeneezer Scrooge and their ilk.

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