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'Rebecca' 1940: Alfred Hitchcock Oscar Winner Returns to Brazilian Screens

'Rebecca' 1940: Joan Fontaine as the 'successor' and Judith Anderson as the creepy lesbian housekeeper, madly in love with her deceased mistress. 'Rebecca' 1940: Alfred Hitchcock Best Picture Oscar winner back on Brazilian screens Based on Daphne Du Maurier's 1938 novel, Alfred Hitchcock's first Hollywood movie, Rebecca (1940), has briefly returned to Brazilian screens in summer 2016. Since yesterday, Aug. 11, restored 2K digital copies of the Best Picture Academy Award winner starring Oscar nominees Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine are being presented in 12 Brazilian cities. Handled by the newly formed Celeste, an alternative film distribution company based in the northeastern city of Fortaleza, the screenings are scheduled to last at least one week. Among the cities showing Rebecca […]


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'Rebecca' 1940: Alfred Hitchcock Oscar Winner Returns to Brazilian Screens



Raymond Massey Movies: From Abraham Lincoln to Boris Karloff and H.G. Wells

Raymond Massey ca. 1940. Raymond Massey movies: From Lincoln to Boris Karloff Though hardly remembered today, the Toronto-born Raymond Massey was a top supporting player – and sometime lead – in both British and American movies from the early '30s all the way to the early '60s. During that period, Massey was featured in nearly 50 films. Turner Classic Movies generally selects the same old MGM / RKO / Warner Bros. stars for its annual “Summer Under the Stars” series. For that reason, it's great to see someone like Raymond Massey – who was with Warners in the '40s – be the focus of a whole day: Sat., Aug. 8, '15. (See TCM's Raymond Massey movie schedule further below.) Admittedly, […]


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Raymond Massey Movies: From Abraham Lincoln to Boris Karloff and H.G. Wells





FILM ARCHIVES

Harold Lloyd Rare Pictures: Academy Exhibition Showcases Silent Era Comedy Star
'The Monolith Monsters: Notable Sci-Fi B Movie
The First Hollywood Actor to Lampoon Hitler
Gloria Grahame: Film Noir Legend
Best Films - 1985
Pat Hingle: 'Gunsmoke' & 'Batman' Actor Dies
Betty White + Drew Barrymore: SAG Awards Highlights of Sorts
The Films of 1910 at the Academy: 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'
Catherine Zeta-Jones & Husband Michael Douglas + Justin Bieber & Katey Sagal: Golden Globes
Victor Sjöström on TCM: THE SCARLET LETTER, WILD STRAWBERRIES