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Published Date: 8/20/2015
During the heyday of film noir, the 1940s and '50s, dozens of actresses made their mark on the genre. Some were just passing through, taking a single noir role on the way to stardom in other genres – Lucille Ball in "The Dark Corner," Doris Day in "Julie." Others were...
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Published Date: 7/7/2015
Veronica Lake remains an icon of Hollywood glamour and beauty, in addition to her success as an actress. She won acclaim for the comedy "Sullivan's Travels" and the thriller "The Blue Dahlia." She was one of the most bankable stars of the 1940s as the quintessential...
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Published Date: 6/12/2015
One of the most beloved actors in the history of film, Gregory Peck won an Oscar for his portrayal of Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" and appeared in a series of unforgettable classics from the 1940s to 2000. We remember Peck's life today as well as the lives...
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Published Date: 4/29/2015
Pete Seeger, one of the giants of American folk music, died Jan. 27, 2014, at 94. Ask almost any folk singer from the 1940s through today, and they're likely to tell you Seeger was a friend, an influence or both. His gentle compositions helped drive the anti-war and...
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Published Date: 4/5/2015
One of the most beloved actors in the history of film, Gregory Peck won an Oscar for his portrayal of Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird," earned nominations for four other films, and appeared in a series of unforgettable classics from the 1940s to 2000. We...
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Published Date: 4/1/2015
Billie Holiday was born on this day in 1915. In her honor, we revisit one of the sadder stories in the annals of American pop music...
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