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Alfre Woodard: ‘We want all those with a stake in the death row business to see this film’ | Film | The Guardian

The focus of Black Lives Matter protests has inevitably fallen on the most visible injustice – instances of police brutality. More systemic racial disparities in the American penal system are … Continue reading

07/19/2020

MABEL IN LONDON TOWN | thekeystonegirlblogs

It was in June 1922 that Mabel departed the shores of the United States for her European tour, which would begin in Southampton, England. Of course, she wasn’t the first … Continue reading

07/02/2020

‘Trump death’ in Julius Caesar prompts threats to wrong theatres – BBC News

Several US theatres with Shakespeare in their name receive abusive messages in an apparent mix-up. Source: ‘Trump death’ in Julius Caesar prompts threats to wrong theatres – BBC News

06/20/2017 · 6 Comments

TRUMP: British actor lays into US presidential candidate | HalfEatenMind

As the presidential campaign in the United States heats up with only a month left to go before elections on the 8th November 2016, a well-loved voice… Source: TRUMP: British … Continue reading

10/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Happy 65th Birthday Anjelica Huston | Waldina

Today is the 65th birthday of Anjelica Huston.  Third generation Academy Award winner. That is heritage. She is all angles and attitude, cheeks and confidence. Her beauty is intoxicating and addict… … Continue reading

07/08/2016 · 2 Comments

Happy 120th Birthday Howard Hawks | Waldina

Today is the 120th birthday of the film director Howard Hawks. He directed one of my very favorite films Bringing Up Baby as well as His Girl Friday, The Big … Continue reading

05/30/2016 · Leave a comment

Vera Violetta: Cora Urquhart Brown-Potter

Originally posted on Vera Violetta. Cora Urquhart Brown-Potter (1857–1936), was one of the first American society women to become a stage actress. Mary Cora Urquhart was born in 1857 at New … Continue reading

05/28/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Billy Wilder

Originally posted on Waldina:
Billy Wilder was born 109 years ago today.  Do yourself a favor and throw a few of his films on your Netflix queue.  There are so…

03/27/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Jack Lemmon

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is Jack Lemmon’s 90th birthday.  Throughout his career, he turned in consistently top notch performances and made his “every man” persona so desirable.  Watch him with…

02/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Paul Newman

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 90th birthday of Paul Newman.  I think (at least hope) that we all have a similar desire for our life, a sort of State…

01/26/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Marie Dressler

Originally posted on Waldina:
This week is the 146th birthday of Marie Dressler, an amazing character actress.  She is one of those actors that play the mother or the wealthy aunt…

11/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Buster Keaton

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 119th birthday of Buster Keaton.  I absolutely adore his expressionlessness in everything.  And then, have you seen Sunset Boulevard?  I have put the…

10/04/2014 · Leave a comment

On This Day • Edith Head • Costume Designer • 1897-1981

Grace Kelly poses in an evening gown designed by Edith Head. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On this day in 1987, the great American costume designer Edith Head was born. She won … Continue reading

10/28/2013 · 4 Comments