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Behind the Scenes of Party Girl, 1958

The information and quotations below come from Bernard Eisenschitz, Nicholas Ray: An American Journey, University of Minnesota Press, 1990. In 1958 Nicholas Ray signed a contract with Euterpe, a Joe Pasternak company attached to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, to make Party Girl.  The … Continue reading

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Ivanhoe, 1952, Is playing on October 19 (USA)

Ivanhoe, 1952 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on October 19 at 6 a.m. Not closed captioned. Ivanhoe was one of the most successful films of the year and brought in over $10 million at the box office, about $89,823,018.87 in … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings, 1954, Is Playing on TCM on September 27 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, September 27 at 8 a.m. Not closed captioned.  This is another of my favorite Taylor pictures–he never looked sexier than he does here.  Mark Brandon, the ruggedly … Continue reading

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Camille, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on July 28 (USA)

Camille, 1936, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sunday, July 28 at 6 a.m. est.  Not closed captioned.   This is the love story of all love stories and shouldn’t be missed. This film further proves that the assembly-line system … Continue reading

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Lady of the Tropics, 1939, Is Playing on TCM on July 19 (USA)

Lady of the Tropics (1939) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday July 19 at 7:30 a.m. est. Not closed captioned. For those who don’t realize it the Lady of the Tropics we’re referring to is Hedy Lamarr who … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings, 1954, Is Playing on TCM on April 17 (USA)

Valley of the Kings, 1954, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. est. Closed captioned.  Mark Brandon, the ruggedly handsome archaeologist played by Robert Taylor is thought to be the inspiration for Indiana Jones. … Continue reading

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Camille, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on April 3 and April 30 (USA)

Camille, 1936, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Wednesday, April 3 at 11:30 p.m. est.  Closed captioned.  It is also playing on Tuesday, April 30 at 12:15 p.m. Closed Captioned.  This is the love story of all love stories … Continue reading

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