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Maureen O'Hara Movies: TCM Tribute to the 'Queen of Technicolor'

Maureen O'Hara: Queen of Technicolor. Maureen O'Hara movies: TCM tribute Veteran actress and Honorary Oscar recipient Maureen O'Hara, who died at age 95 on Oct. 24, '15, in Boise, Idaho, will be remembered by Turner Classic Movies with a 24-hour film tribute on Friday, Nov. 20. At one point known […]


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Maureen O'Hara Movies: TCM Tribute to the 'Queen of Technicolor'



Maureen O'Hara Oscar: Academy's Honorary Award and an Old Irish Saying

Maureen O'Hara: Honorary Oscar recipient. Maureen O'Hara: Honorary Oscar to 'How Green Was My Valley,' 'The Quiet Man' actress Veteran actress Maureen O'Hara attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2014 Governors Awards, where she was handed an Honorary Oscar for her body of work – 50 or […]


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Maureen O'Hara Oscar: Academy's Honorary Award and an Old Irish Saying



Honorary Oscars: Hayao Miyazaki Among Recipients

Hayao Miyazaki. Honorary Oscars 2014: Hayao Miyazaki, Jean-Claude Carrière, and Maureen O'Hara; Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award goes to Harry Belafonte One good thing about the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards – an expedient way to remove the time-consuming presentation of the (nearly) annual […]


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Honorary Oscars: Hayao Miyazaki Among Recipients



Movie Stars of the 1930s Still Alive: Oscar Winners Luise Rainer, Olivia de Havilland

Movie stars of the 1930s still alive include Oscar winners Olivia de Havilland and Luise Rainer (image: Best Actress Oscar winners Luise Rainer, Olivia de Havilland, Jennifer Jones, Barbra Streisand, and Meryl Streep, and other Oscar-winning actors and actresses at the 2003 Academy Awards) With the passing of Deanna Durbin […]


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Movie Stars of the 1930s Still Alive: Oscar Winners Luise Rainer, Olivia de Havilland



Maureen O'Hara Movies: 'The Quiet Man,' 'The Black Swan'

Maureen O'Hara, who is turning 90, is Turner Classic Movies' “Star of the Day” today, Aug. 17, '10, as TCM continues with its “Summer Under the Stars” series. (Check out TCM's Maureen O'Hara schedule further below.) I was stunned by Maureen O'Hara's beauty when I saw her as Esmeralda in […]


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Maureen O'Hara Movies: 'The Quiet Man,' 'The Black Swan'



'Sitting Pretty': Clifton Webb Is 'Gay' Babysitter

Clifton Webb, Sitting Pretty In the late 1940s, the bucolic suburb of Hummingbird Hill is shaken in its tranquil complacency by the scandalous actions of two middle-aged, unmarried men. Each of these elitist, academic bachelors threaten the norm of twin beds, parlor games, and ladies who lunch. One escapes his overbearing mother […]


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'Sitting Pretty': Clifton Webb Is 'Gay' Babysitter



John Wayne Movies

John Wayne in The Alamo. Photo: Courtesy Turner Classic Movies. It's John Wayne day on Tuesday, Aug. 18, as Turner Classic Movies continues with its “Summer Under the Stars” series. One of the most popular film stars ever, John Wayne was almost invariably John Wayne (or the screen version of […]


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John Wayne Movies



'Miracle on 34th Street' Academy Screening: Christmas Classic

A newly restored 35mm print of Miracle on 34th Street, the whimsical 1947 classic about Santa Claus posing as Santa Claus, will be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday, December 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Written (from […]


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'Miracle on 34th Street' Academy Screening: Christmas Classic



Virginia Mayo Dies: 'The Best Years of Our Lives' & 'White Heat' Actress

Virginia Mayo movies include The Best Years of Our Lives, White Heat Virginia Mayo, an actress featured in numerous Technicolor productions of the '40s and '50s, died today, Jan. 17 '05, at a nursing home in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks. Mayo, who was 84, had been in […]


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Virginia Mayo Dies: 'The Best Years of Our Lives' & 'White Heat' Actress