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Film Noir Friday: Please Murder Me (1956)

Peter Godfrey helms Please Murder Me, a terse 1956 film noir featuring Angela Lansbury and Raymond Burr. The two leads would obviously go on to television fame in subsequent years, but here they tackle some interesting themes in what is a satisfying movie drama. 644 more words


AFI to Fete Angela Lansbury, Lawrence Kasdan With Honorary Degrees

The American Film Institute will confer honorary degrees on actress Angela Lansbury and writer-director-producer Lawrence Kasdan on June 10.

The Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees will be presented at AFI’s commencement ceremonies at the TCL Chinese Theatre. 267 more words


Favorite Tony Award Speeches

With the Tonys a little less than a month away I’ve been watching a lot of old clips on youtube. I wanted to share with you some of my favorite Tony Award Acceptance speeches. 418 more words

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Oldies but goldies: State of the Union (1948)

Director: Frank Capra; Main Cast: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van JohnsonAngela LansburyAdolphe Menjou;

Formidable Kay Thorndyke (Lansbury) has a mind to use her clout as important press publisher to convince the Republicans to nominate her lover, Grant Matthews (Tracy),  a principled industrialist, as the presidential candidate to the 1948 elections. 387 more words

Seen At Home

Gaslight (1940 and 1944) | Movie classics

Originally posted on Movie Classics.

This posting is my contribution to The Great Villain Blogathon. Please take a look at the other postings, which cover an amazing range of films. 180 more words



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I suppose we all have our favorite actors and actresses.  Angela Lansbury’s talent has captured and held my attention throughout my life.  On this day in 1944 she made her film début in the popular film… 289 more words


Songs, Letter, and Other Things

It’s 23.57 here. Almost Sunday. I have no idea what I’m supposed to write but I will write anyway.

I open three tabs of YouTube video: … 334 more words