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ABC News
Shirley Temple Costumes Hit Auction BlockCostume worn by Temple in the 1937 film "Heidi" for her famous scene "In Our Li
Shirley Temple Costumes Hit Auction Block
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Costume worn by Temple in the 1937 film "Heidi" for her famous scene "In Our Little Wooden Shoes." The costume features an elaborately constructed vibrant folklore dress with a black velvet bodice, striped silk skirt under muslin apron with green... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Imagined Land - an Attempt to Establish Where a Writer's Guilt Comes FromThe Imagined Land is the tale of an elderly writer stricken with brain cancer a
The Imagined Land - an Attempt to Establish Where a Writer's Guilt Comes From
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Imagined Land is the tale of an elderly writer stricken with brain cancer and her daughter who has always come second to her writing. A wordy play, it follows the themes of class and guilt and plenty of intelligent verbal sparring that keeps the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Holiday like the starsJames Evans takes a look at where the celeb set head for their vay-cays. The w
Holiday like the stars
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
James Evans takes a look at where the celeb set head for their vay-cays. The world's most famous film festival takes place in Cannes every May. Photo / 123RF It's tough being rich and famous. Your private jet is purring on the runway, ready to... Read more
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CNET
Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel 'Rogue One' could recreate Peter Cushing in CGIThe latest name to be added to the cast of "Star Wars" prequel "Rogue One" is r
Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel 'Rogue One' could recreate Peter Cushing in CGI
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
The latest name to be added to the cast of "Star Wars" prequel "Rogue One" is reported to be Peter Cushing -- even though the Hammer horror legend has been at one with the Force for more than twenty years. According to the Mail on Sunday, Cushing's... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Best 20th-Century Writer You've Never Heard OfClarice Lispector was a woman plagued by “the hellish grandeur of life.” Throug
The Best 20th-Century Writer You've Never Heard Of
The Atlantic / Posted 9 days ago
Clarice Lispector was a woman plagued by “the hellish grandeur of life.” Throughout her career the Brazilian author and journalist showed a fascination for the mundane, as well as a desperation to quiet her mind and achieve a semblance of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Fear the Walking Dead,' NFL, KatrinaThe AMC drama arrives with a 90-minute episode at 9 p.m. Sunday. It asks fans t
'Fear the Walking Dead,' NFL, Katrina
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
The AMC drama arrives with a 90-minute episode at 9 p.m. Sunday. It asks fans to return to the early days of the zombie apocalypse as the residents of Los Angeles don't understand what's unfolding. Viewers, however, understand all too well. "Fear"... Read more
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Quartz
The literary world’s new breakout cult writer has been dead for almost 40 years - Quartz lost and found in translation Clarice Lispector was a woman plagued
The literary world’s new breakout cult writer has been dead for almost 40 years
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
- Quartz lost and found in translation Clarice Lispector was a woman plagued by “the... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Commemorations honors sacrifice, end of WWIIFriday’s end of World War II ceremony at the National Museum of the Pacific War
Commemorations honors sacrifice, end of WWII
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 11 days ago
Friday’s end of World War II ceremony at the National Museum of the Pacific War was a solemn occasion. Gen. Michael Hagee called the six WWII veterans in attendance a part of the “Greatest Generation,” the phrase made famous after Tom Brokaw’s... Read more
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Quartz
On Coco Chanel’s birthday, remembering how she reinvented the way women dressPhotos: - Quartz Photos: Gabrielle Chanel was born 132 years ago today, on
On Coco Chanel’s birthday, remembering how she reinvented the way women dress
Quartz / Posted 11 days ago
Photos: - Quartz Photos: Gabrielle Chanel was born 132 years ago today, on August 19, 1883.... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Non-stop action: why Hollywood’s ageing heroes won’t give upMale careers in the movies have always been longer than female ones, but until
Non-stop action: why Hollywood’s ageing heroes won’t give up
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Male careers in the movies have always been longer than female ones, but until recently there was only one real route to on-screen immortality – to the certified, gold-standard agelessness of, say, Cary Grant. (In North By Northwest, Grant, then 55,... Read more
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Salon.com
How to spot a fake: Art forgery’s secrets revealedCan you tell if someone’s lying? There are scientifically proven traits that mo
How to spot a fake: Art forgery’s secrets revealed
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
Can you tell if someone’s lying? There are scientifically proven traits that most people exhibit when they’re cooking up a lie. Sweaty palms. Dry throat. Tight collar. Fidgety movements. Right-handed people tend to look up and to the left when... Read more
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Philly.com
10 years of Martha Graham CrackerSometimes Martha lies across the bar - woe to cocktails that don't move quicker
10 years of Martha Graham Cracker
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
Sometimes Martha lies across the bar - woe to cocktails that don't move quicker than her six-inch heels; other times she stretches across a spectator's lap, flirting, questioning, and, van Reigersberg says, "shaking people up, invading the audience .... Read more
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Marie Claire
Hitchcock Heroines: 7 Screen Icons Whose Style We Still Want TodaySir Alfred Hitchcock�s leading ladies were always elegant, ladylike and impecca
Hitchcock Heroines: 7 Screen Icons Whose Style We Still Want Today
Marie Claire / Posted 18 days ago
Sir Alfred Hitchcock�s leading ladies were always elegant, ladylike and impeccably turned out. But don�t be fooled � there were no damsels in distress here. One of Hollywood�s most celebrated directors, his heroines were complex characters - think... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Switch off, tune out and anticipateI'm a private citizen who doesn't much like driving, or more accurately doesn't
Switch off, tune out and anticipate
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
I'm a private citizen who doesn't much like driving, or more accurately doesn't much like finding parking. Instead I like to walk, and I like public transportation and mini-buses, but sometimes there are late-night occasions when you want to get... Read more
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Independent
Terence Blacker: How an LSD trip changed my life for good when I was lostIt was my old friend Pierre’s front teeth that were different. He had none. He
Terence Blacker: How an LSD trip changed my life for good when I was lost
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
It was my old friend Pierre’s front teeth that were different. He had none. He was a cycle messenger in New York these days, and had been involved in a nasty accident. Now he was in Barnes, staying for a few weeks at the house of an older man,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Carmen Miranda's fashion: Turbans, platform shoes and a lot of controversyCarmen Miranda’s name has become synonymous with frilly blouses and plastic fru
Carmen Miranda's fashion: Turbans, platform shoes and a lot of controversy
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 26 days ago
Carmen Miranda’s name has become synonymous with frilly blouses and plastic fruit accessories, but did you know that the actor was also credited with popularising the platform shoe? In 1934, when Miranda was a samba singer in Brazil, she commissioned... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
TCM host Ben Mankiewicz's path from snarky newbie to a classic in his own rightBen Mankiewicz got off to a bit of a rocky start when he was hired as a host on
TCM host Ben Mankiewicz's path from snarky newbie to a classic in his own right
Los Angeles Times / Posted 29 days ago
Ben Mankiewicz got off to a bit of a rocky start when he was hired as a host on Turner Classic Movies in 2003. The vintage movie channel's loyalists complained that he was disrespectful in his introductions to the films. And probably for good... Read more
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Londonist
St James Beds Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich: Apparently not everything about her was this beautiful. The
St James Beds Marlene Dietrich
Londonist / Posted 30 days ago
Marlene Dietrich: Apparently not everything about her was this beautiful. The coffin will be draped in the Tricolore (by Dior). She'll be buried next to the Unknown Soldier. Guests will wear either a red carnation (if they slept with her) or a white... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
TCM salutes John Wayne, Vivien Leigh, Ann-MargretWith the arrival of August, we get TCM's wonderful Summer Under the Stars festi
TCM salutes John Wayne, Vivien Leigh, Ann-Margret
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
With the arrival of August, we get TCM's wonderful Summer Under the Stars festival. Each day, the channel will play 24 hours of movies featuring one performer. TCM draws attention the legends and the character actors who enriched the movie... Read more

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