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‘Madame X’: The Mother of All Lana Turner Movies

On March 3, 1966, the film that would become screen legend Lana Turner's (1921-1995) final starring role in a major production — she was just 45 — was released: Madame X. One of many stylish touches from the film (Image via Universal) As well-trod a story in 1966 as A Star Is Born was in…
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Rick Gets Real on ‘The Bad and the Beautiful’

Just in time for award season, check out this take on The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), starring Lana Turner (1921-1995) and Kirk Douglas (b. 1916), directed by Vincente Minnelli (1903-1986). Guest post by Rick of Rick's Real/Reel Life: (more…)
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She Wants More: A Look Back at ‘Imitation of Life’

Rick's Real/Reel Life just posted a long, loving look back at the classic 1959 melodrama Imitation of Life starring Lana Turner (1921-1995), Juanita Moore (1914-2014), Susan Kohner (b. 1936), Sandra Dee (1942-2005) and John Gavin (b. 1931). (more…)
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