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Happy Birthday to the Legendary Cole Porter! (VIDEO)
Cole Porter was born on this day in 1891.
Porter was one of the most successful and prolific songwriters in American musical history, perhaps only surpassed by Irving Berlin.  Porter's Broadway hits included Kiss Me Kate, Anything Goes and Can-Can...
Baby Boomer Alert: How Many Remember Donna Reed?
Donna Reed had it all.  Everything.  Everything that is except a long life.
She was one of the most beautiful actresses to ever grace the big or small screen.  She could do light comedy or serious, heavy drama with equal aplomb.  Her "girl-next-door" appeal made …
Upstate Legend Actor Kirk Douglas Turns 96! (VIDEO)
Happy Birthday Kirk Douglas!
The actor, born in Upstate New York (Amsterdam) is the last surviving superstar of Hollywood's "Golden Age.  He is one of those rare actors whose body of work is so expansive you can ask any moviegoer "What is your favorite Kirk Douglas movie..…
Seth MacFarlane to Host the 2013 Oscars
Sorry Billy Crystal. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 'Family Guy' creator and 'Ted' director Seth MacFarlane will host the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013.
A Favorite Flick: “How Green Was My Valley (1941)” (VIDEO)
This is one of my all time favorite old flicks.  It came out in 1941 and tells the sweeping story of the lives, loves and losses of a poor Welsh mining community.  The cast is one of the best ever in Hollywood with Donald Crisp as the crusty old Pa walking away with the Best Supporting Act…