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Published Date: 10/19/2014
Since the advent of cinema more than 100 years ago, fans have flocked to theaters to see their favorite heartthrobs. Sure, they could act, some could sing and dance, and many won accolades for their talent – but their winning good looks and muscular physiques didn't...
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Published Date: 10/17/2014
Rita Hayworth’s titillating (for the time) roles in 1940s films like "Gilda" and "The Strawberry Blonde" earned her the nickname “The Great American Love Goddess,” and a famous LIFE magazine photo inspired World War II GIs as they served overseas. But she also was one...
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Published Date: 9/27/2014
Donald O'Connor sang and danced his way into the hearts of his fans in "Singin' in the Rain" and many other musicals. As a dancer, O'Connor was athletic and energetic, one of the best of the Golden Age of Hollywood and right at home next to greats like Gene Kelly. We...
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Published Date: 8/23/2014
Gene Kelly made all his dance partners bring their "A" game. Whether it was comedian Phil Silvers, a mop or the cartoon mouse Jerry, you could not take your eyes off the screen. When he danced with his equals such as...
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Published Date: 8/13/2014
Before her death Aug. 12, 2014, Lauren Bacall was one of the last living celebrities of that bygone era, the golden age of Hollywood. Bacall also had the distinction of being the last living member of another elite group: the 16 iconic celebrities referenced by Madonna...
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Published Date: 6/17/2014
Former President Teddy Roosevelt and Hollywood dance legend Cyd Charisse, aka Tula Ellice Finklea, had a few things in common – great charisma, multiple marriages – and both turned to intense physical training to overcome childhood illness...
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