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The Talk of the Town (1942): Articles


Ronald Colman Actor: From Mad Killer to Lovestruck Amnesiac & Should Humankind Be Spared?

Updated: Following a couple of Julie London Westerns*, Turner Classic Movies will return to its July 2017 Star of the Month presentations. This evening, July 27, Ronald Colman can be seen in five titles from his later years: A Double Life, Random Harvest (1942), The Talk of the Town (1942), The Late George Apley (1947), and The Story of Mankind (1957). The first three titles are among the most important in Colman's long film career. George Cukor's A Double Life earned him his one and only Best Actor Oscar; Mervyn LeRoy's Random Harvest earned him his second Best Actor Oscar nomination; George Stevens' The Talk of the Town was shortlisted for seven Oscars, including Best Picture. All three feature Ronald […]


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Ronald Colman Actor: From Mad Killer to Lovestruck Amnesiac & Should Humankind Be Spared?



Cary Grant Movies: 'An Affair to Remember' No Credit for Blacklisted Screenwriter

Cary Grant movies: The new and improved Archibald Leach. Cary Grant movies: 'An Affair to Remember' does sentimental justice to its title Cary Grant excelled at playing Cary Grant. This evening, Dec. 8, '14, fans of the charming, sophisticated, debonair actor – not to be confused with the Bristol-born Archibald Leach – can rejoice, as no less than eight Cary Grant movies will be shown on Turner Classic Movies, including a handful of his most successful and most popular star vehicles from the late '30s to the late '50s. The evening begins with what may well be Cary Grant's best-remembered film, An Affair to Remember. This 1957 romantic comedy-melodrama is unusual for a couple of reasons: It's a more successful […]


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Cary Grant Movies: 'An Affair to Remember' No Credit for Blacklisted Screenwriter



Glenda Farrell: Actress Has Her Fast-Talking Day

Glenda Farrell: Actress has her 'Summer Under the Stars' day Scene-stealer Glenda Farrell is Turner Classic Movies' “Summer Under the Stars” star today, August 29, 2013. A reliable – and very busy – Warner Bros. contract player in the '30s, the sharp, energetic, fast-talking blonde actress was featured in more than fifty films at the studio from 1931 to 1939. Note: This particular Glenda Farrell has nothing in common with the One Tree Hill character played by Amber Wallace in the television series. The Glenda Farrell / One Tree Hill name connection seems to have been a mere coincidence. (Image: Glenda Farrell as Torchy Blane in Smart Blonde.) Back to Warners' Glenda Farrell: TCM is currently showing Torchy Runs for […]


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Glenda Farrell: Actress Has Her Fast-Talking Day