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50-41: Best American movies of all time - 19 Sep 2017
49. It Happened One Night. Frank Capra, 1934. This iconic work was the first (and still one of only three) to win all of the major Oscars for the year. Put runaway heiress Claudette Colbert and newspaper reporter Clark Gable on a bus, and magic happens ...
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Jerry Lewis and the Time the Oscars Ran 20 Minutes Short

Hollywood Reporter - 23 Aug 2017
Jerry Lewis, a three-time Oscar host, landed that job for the first time in 1956, just days after turning 30, and shared his duties with Claudette Colbert and Joseph L. Mankiewicz; he was brought back in 1957, alongside Celeste Holm; and returned two ...
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Today: Out of Gas and in the Dark in Florida

Los Angeles Times - 13 Sep 2017
Claudette Colbert was born on this date in 1905 (or was it 1903?) and went on to act in more than 60 films, win an Oscar and be nominated for two more. She specialized in sophisticated comedy but yearned for dramatic roles, especially villains. She ...
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This Week in History: Too many students, not enough desks

Utica Observer Dispatch - 10 Sep 2017
In 1939, it was made into a movie starring Claudette Colbert and Henry Fonda as Lana and Gil. Brian McQueen, assistant chief of the Whitesboro Fire Department, wins a national award for his work on fire prevention and other aspects of fire control. The ...
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Entertainment - 15 Sep 2017
Put runaway heiress Claudette Colbert and newspaper reporter Clark Gable on a bus, and magic happens. +9. hero_do-the-right-thing-DI.jpg. 48. Do the Right Thing, Spike Lee. 1989. Spike Lee is a true student and lover of film. In this breakthrough ...
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Herald and News - 13 Sep 2017
Milton Hershey (1857-1945), Hershey Co. founder; John Pershing (1860-1948), U.S. Army general; Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941), author; Claudette Colbert (1903-1996), actress; Roald Dahl (1916-1990), author; Mel Torme (1925-1999), singer/actor; ...
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30 classic Hollywood movies you can stream for free

Business Insider - 09 Sep 2017
Enough people did, and Davis found herself wedged into third place, right behind Claudette Colbert and Norma Shearer. Davis would be nominated another ten times following her first nomination, and would win twice for her roles in Dangerous (1935) and ...
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I Cover the Waterfront: On This Column

Middlebury Campus (subscription) - 14 Sep 2017
Though I have not read the novel, I watched the film this summer and can report that it is not good, save a few scenes featuring Claudette Colbert. The film tells the story of a San Diego–based journalist who, as you may have guessed, covers the ...
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At the Library | August 23, 2017

Owenton News-Herald - 23 Aug 2017
Revisit the romance between Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert in “It Happened One Night.” This was the first movie to win five major Academy Awards. Bring your friends, we've got the popcorn. The fun begins at 1 p.m., today. Lego Challenge Game.
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Bring on the ladies, Hollywood!

Albany Times Union (blog) - 08 Sep 2017
Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Greta Garbo, Janet Gaynor, Jean Harlow, Mae West, Shirley Temple, Ginger Rogers, Claudette Colbert, Barbara Stanwyck, Judy Garland, Norma Shearer, Betty Grable, Greer Garson, Ingrid Bergman, Rosalind Russell, Esther ...
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Merely an Empire

London Review of Books (subscription) - 13 Sep 2017
Joan Furey recalls watching a movie from 1943, So Proudly We Hail!, in which Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard and Veronica Lake played nurses on Corregidor. That blithe make-believe inspired Furey in the late 1960s to enlist as a nurse. She was ...
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1935: Claudette Colbert fools attorney

El Paso Times (blog) - 22 Feb 2017
Franco Urias Finds He filed Suit for Actress Against Her Husband, using Their Legal Appellations; Granted in Juarez, Aug. 22. Claudette Colbert, beauteous film star, obtained a Juarez divorce from Norman Foster on the ground of incompatibility ...
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Who was Bette Davis, as seen in Feud?

BT TV (blog) - 07 Sep 2017
However, Bette didn't win and to add insult to injury, the winner was Claudette Colbert for It Happened One Night, a role Davis had wanted but which her contracted studio, Warner Brothers, would not release her for. Nonetheless, Davis won the Oscar the ...
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Almanac: A better doughnut hole

CBS News - 09 Jul 2017
And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: July 9th, 1872, 145 years ago today … the day John F. Blondel of the state of Maine won a patent for his spring-loaded doughnut cutter -- a much neater way of trimming the dough and punching out that ...

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