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Classic Hollywood’s Most Durable Stars?

Classic Hollywood’s Most Durable Stars?  The Answer May Surprise You.

No, we are not referring to Bette Davis.  Nor Katherine Hepburn.  And forget about Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy and Deanna Durbin. Well, then, just who are the most popular stars as judged by name recognition and durability? Your classic movie guys here today to reveal recent findings from Madison Avenue about which deceased celebrities sell the most merchandise […]

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ASTAIRE’S Best Partner Ever? Guess Who!

ASTAIRE’S Best Partner Ever?  Guess Who!

Long before Ginger Rogers, Cyd Charisse, Leslie Caron, and Barrie Chase — much less Joan Crawford (yes, she was quite a hoofer in her day), Rita Hayworth (ditto) and Audrey Hepburn (ditto again) — lit up the screen as seven of Fred Astaire’s many dancing cohorts, there was one woman in his life who was his very best partner. Unfortunately their work together was never fully captured on film. By the […]

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