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DeMille's 'Cleopatra' is a riveting exercise in camp

The Stanford Daily - 22 Feb 2018
You can also feel the effort Claudette Colbert exerts as she portrays the Egyptian queen. Together, DeMille and Colbert create a delightful film that forces us to examine the virtues of camp. Camp is often defined as something which is so bad it's good ...
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'It Happened One Night': THR's 1934 Review

Hollywood Reporter - 22 Feb 2018
On Feb. 22, 1934, Frank Capra's classic road trip film It Happened One Night hit theaters. The pic went on to win five honors at the 7th Academy Awards, including best actor for Clark Gable and actress for Claudette Colbert. The Hollywood Reporter's ...
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Today in Entertainment History

WJTV - 22 Feb 2018
On Feb. 22, 1934, the comedy "It Happened One Night," starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, opened in New York. In 1964, The Beatles arrived in London following their first visit to the U.S.. In 1976, original Supremes member Florence Ballard ...
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Miss Hawa Hawai very much

Mumbai Mirror - 25 Feb 2018
Would the media coin such a sexist term for an actress today? Not likely, without being troll-bashed. Hers was an angelic, cherubic face, reminiscent of Hollywood's wit girl Claudette Colbert (It Happened One Night). Unlike the cultivated dialogue ...
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Who is the best Oscar-winning director of all time?

The Guardian - 31 Jan 2018
When Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert fake being quarrelling marrieds in front of the detectives and burst out laughing when they're gone, you can't help but laugh with them, as if you have witnessed a real miracle: the icy heiress turns out to be a ...
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Film Scene: Oscar nominees find their way to Savannah

Do Savannah - 22 Feb 2018
As we mentioned in last week's Film Scene, Feb. 22 and 23 finds Georgia Southern University's Armstrong Campus on southside Savannah hosting the 10th annual Francophone Film Festival. This underappreciated event consists of five critically acclaimed ...
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THE B-LIST: Black and white doesn't automatically mean boring - 07 Feb 2018
With Valentine's Day right around the corner, here's a handful of my all-time fave black and white screwball rom-coms: 6. "IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT" (1934). Starring: Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable. A rebellious socialite (Colbert) runs away from her ...
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They couldn't keep Ma and Pa Kettle down on the farm

Loveland Reporter-Herald - 30 Jan 2018
That film starred Fred MacMurray and Claudette Colbert as a sophisticated couple from New York who amusingly (and painfully) adapted to the rigors of country life. Universal Studios got an unanticipated bonus from the flick. Two veteran character ...
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Centerville museum presents film series

Wicked Local Yarmouth - 09 Feb 2018
Chase away the winter blahs and welcome the triumphant return of the Centerville Historical Museum's film series, this program spotlighting the work of superstar Henry Fonda in six representative films from his long career. All shows are at 2 p.m ...
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5 things to do for $5 (or less) in the suburbs over the next week

Chicago Daily Herald - 09 Feb 2018
Claudette Colbert won an Academy Award for the 1934 comedy "It Happened One Night," which will be screened at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora on Monday, Feb. 12. - Associated Press. Screwball sparks. See legendary Hollywood actors Clark Gable and ...
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BLOG: Mr. Movie — Hollywood does good job on the home front

Asheboro Courier Tribune - 12 Feb 2018
The Best Years Of Our Lives (1946) grabbed eight Oscars, including Best Picture. It features the often-difficult time when the boys come home and the war is over. Best Years is nearly 50 years old, but retains its power and relevance. Since You Went ...
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Photo Album: Dad and JFK

Irish America - 31 Jan 2018
Claudette Colbert was staying there at the time and family lore has it that she helped with my delivery. After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Dad, then 36, enlisted in the Navy and went on to become a lieutenant commander. He and my ...
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Knight: Film ideas for a quiet Valentine's Day on the couch

Chillicothe Times-Bulletin (blog) - 14 Feb 2018
The first film awarded all the major Oscars, Frank Capra's screwball comedy stars Clark Cable and Claudette Colbert in a fast-paced battle of the sexes – and classes. A hardboiled reporter and a runaway heiress on a bus trip from Miami to New York ...

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