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YES, THAT WAS AVA

YES, THAT WAS AVA

Ava Gardner served one of the longest apprenticeships in the history of MGM. That figures since although she never formally trained as an actress, she was one of the most beautiful actresses on the studio lot.  (And, she was strong willed, foul-mouthed and brainy to boot.) Ava later recalled that after an early screen test, […]

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HEMINGWAY ON SCREEN

HEMINGWAY ON SCREEN

  Hello everybody.  Joe Morella and  Frank Segers here.  With our pal Larry Michie. Larry further muses on Hemingway Novels to screen. “In 1957 came a film version of Hemingway’s first novel, a classic that enraptured millions of readers and defined what came to be known as ‘The Lost Generation.’ Unfortunately, on the big screen […]

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