Category Archives: ’50s

‘Shane’ Rides Again — Reappraising the Classic at 65

On the occasion of the New York premiere of the classic western Shane 65 years ago today, enjoy this guest post by Rick Gould, who really digs into what is a truly mesmerizingly beautiful film that holds up to this day and that contains one of my favorite performances of all time (Jean Arthur's): (more…)
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10 Walks To Remember!

Sometimes, actors use their bodies to make more impact than their words, and I've always been a sucker for an interesting walk. Check out 10 of the most memorable walks in movie and music-video history ... (more…)
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Nothing Like These Dames!

Maggie Smith (b. 1934), Judi Dench (b. 1934), Eileen Atkins (b. 1934) and Joan Plowright (b. 1929) — all dames! — teamed up to appear in a documentary focusing on their many decades of acting supremacy on the stage and screen ... and we're finally getting a peek! (more…)
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Doris Day Turns 96 — New Pic!

As has been her tradition for several years, living legend Doris Day has posed for a new portrait for People Magazine, showing the singer and actress looking fit as a fiddle as she closes in on the century mark: (more…)
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Happy Joan Crawford Day!

Enduring film legend Joan Crawford was born anywhere from 110 to 114 years ago today — mystery continues to swirl around her birth year — but she's one of the few Old Hollywood icons whose impact has continued into the 21st century, in spite of the fact that she died in 1977. (more…)
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