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MGM’s 20th anniversary in 1943 [31 Jul 2017|07:08am]

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MGM’s 20th anniversary in 1943

Photograph of Louis B Mayer & 64 MGM stars for the Studio’s 20th birthday 1943.

This publicity shot was taken for MGM’s 20th anniversary in 1943.
These were the days of the star system, where actors were under contract to churn out the movies.
Look at the stars gathered in this room and look at the size of that cake in the forefront.
*Left to right
*Front Row:
James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, Lucille Ball, Hedy Lamar, Katharine Hepburn,
Louis B Mayer, Greer Garson, Irene Dunne, Susan Peters, Ginny Simms, Lionel Barrymore
*Second Row:
Harry James, Brian Donleavy, Red Skelton, Mickey Rooney, William Powell, Wallace Beery,
Spencer Tracy, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Taylor, Pierre Aumont, Lewis Stone, Gene Kelly, Jackie Jenkins
*Third Row:
Tommy Dorsey, George Murphy, Jean Rogers, James Craig, Donna Reed,
Van Johnson, Fay Bainter, Marsha Hunt, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main, Robert Benchley
*Fourth Row:
Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Keenan Wynn, Diana Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell,
Esther Williams, Ann Richards, Marta Linden, Lee Bowman, Richard Carlson, Mary Astor
*Fifth Row:
Blanche Ring, Sara Haden, Fay Holden, Bert Lahr, Frances Gifford, June Allyson,
Richard Whorf, Frances Rafferty, Spring Byington, Connie Gilchrist, Gladys Cooper
*Sixth Row:
Ben Blue, Chill Wills, Keye Luke, Barry Nelson, Desi Arnaz, Henry O’Neill, Bob Crosby, Rags Ragland
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DES [05 Jul 2017|07:03am]

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Happy birthday [01 Jul 2017|09:18am]

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Happy 101st birthday to Olivia de Havilland, last living cast member from Gone With the Wind

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"I'LL NEVER FORGET YOU" (1951) Review [29 Jun 2017|07:24pm]

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"I'LL NEVER FORGET YOU" (1951) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "I'LL NEVER FORGET YOU", the 1951 adaptation of John L. Balderston's 1927 play, which was an adaptation of Henry James' incomplete novel, "The Sense of the Past". Directed by Roy Ward Baker, the movie starred Tyrone Power and Ann Blyth.
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"THE BIG HEAT" (1953) Photo Gallery [27 Jun 2017|04:55pm]

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"THE BIG HEAT" (1953) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "THE BIG HEAT", the movie adaptation of William P. McGivern's 1953 novel (also serialized in the Saturday Evening Post). Directed by Fritz Lang, the movie starred Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame.
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"THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" (1956) Review [08 Jun 2017|09:03am]

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"THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" (1956) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 1956 classic film, "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS". Directed by Cecil B. DeMille, the movie starred Charlton Heston, Yul Brenner, Anne Baxter and Yvonne DeCarlo.
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"THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" (1956) Photo Gallery [25 Apr 2017|12:30pm]

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"THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" (1956) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille epic, "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS". The movie starred Charlton Heston, Yul Brenner, Anne Baxter and Yvonne DeCarlo.
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"THE V.I.P.s" (1963) Review [20 Apr 2017|01:00pm]

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"THE V.I.P.s" (1963) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 1963 melodrama, "THE V.I.P.s". Directed by Anthony Asquith, the movie starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
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"KING OF THE KHYBER RIFLES" (1953) Photo Gallery [05 Apr 2017|03:20pm]

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"KING OF THE KHYBER RIFLES" (1953) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "KING OF THE KHYBER RIFLES", the 1953 adaptation of Talbot Mundy's 1916 novel, "King of the Khyber Rifles" and a remake of the John Ford 1929 movie, "THE BLACK WATCH". Directed by Henry King, the movie starred Tyrone Power.
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"JANE EYRE" (1943) Review [27 Mar 2017|09:28pm]

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"JANE EYRE" (1943) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "JANE EYRE", the 1943 adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel. Directed by Robert Stevenson, the movie starred Joan Fontaine and Orson Welles.
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"THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" (1953) Review [12 Mar 2017|09:08pm]

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"THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" (1953) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 1953 adventure film, "THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER". Directed by Rudolph Maté, the movie starred Tyrone Power.
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"THE V.I.P.s" (1963) Photo Gallery [05 Mar 2017|10:29am]

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"THE V.I.P.s" (1963) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the 1963 melodrama, "THE V.I.P.s". Directed by Anthony Asquith, the movie starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
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Ten Favorite WILLIAM WELLMAN Movies [22 Feb 2017|11:40am]

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TEN FAVORITE WILLIAM WELLMAN MOVIES

Here is a LIST of my ten favorite movies directed by legendary Hollywood director, William Wellman.
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"JANE EYRE" (1943) Photo Gallery [16 Feb 2017|06:54pm]

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"JANE EYRE" (1943) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "JANE EYRE", the 1943 adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel. Directed by Robert Stevenson, the movie starred Joan Fontaine and Orson Welles.
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"ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO" (1953) Review [05 Feb 2017|07:33pm]

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"ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO" (1953) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 1953 Western, "ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO". Directed by John Sturges, the movie starred William Holden, Eleanor Parker and John Forsythe.
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"THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" (1953) Photo Gallery [03 Feb 2017|07:06pm]

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"THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" (1953) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the 1953 adventure film, "THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER". Directed by Rudolph Maté, the movie starred Tyrone Power.
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"RIVER LADY" (1948) Review [20 Jan 2017|09:42am]

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"RIVER LADY" (1948) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "RIVER LADY", the 1948 adaptation of Frank Waters and Houston Branch's 1942 novel. Directed by George Sherman, the movie starred Yvonne De Carlo and Rod Cameron.
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"ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO" (1953) Image Gallery [30 Dec 2016|11:11am]

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"ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO" (1953) Image Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the 1953 Western, "ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO". Directed by John Sturges, the movie starred William Holden, Eleanor Parker and John Forsythe.
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"BUCCANEER'S GIRL" (1950) Review [28 Dec 2016|09:33am]

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"BUCCANEER'S GIRL" (1950) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the 1950 comedy-adventure film called "BUCCANEER'S GIRL". Directed by Frederick De Cordova, the movie starred Yvonne De Carlo and Philip Friend.
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"MOROCCO" (1930) Review [25 Dec 2016|01:26am]

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"MOROCCO" (1930) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "MOROCCO", the 1930 adaptation of "Amy Jolly", Benno Vigny's 1927 novel. Directed by Josef von Sternberg, the movie starred Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich and Adolphe Menjou.
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