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  • Ernst Lubitsch movies: Subtle, sophisticated ‘Touch’ all but gone from contemporary filmmaking. Ernst Lubitsch movies: The forgotten, passé ‘Touch’ Ernst Lubitsch and William Cameron Menzies were Turner Classic Movies’ “stars” on Jan. 28, ’16. (This is a fully revised and expanded version of a post…

  • Greta Garbo movies: The Kiss was her final silent film. Greta Garbo movies: Rare silent era star on TCM Greta Garbo, a rarity among silent era movie stars, is Turner Classic Movies’ “Summer Under the Stars” performer today, Aug. 26. Now, why would Garbo be…

  • Honorary Oscar recipient Angela Lansbury and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient Angelina Jolie at the 2013 Governors Awards. September 2014 Introduction: This three-part article on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Honorary Oscars and the dearth of female recipients was originally posted in…

  • Ramon Novarro. Ramon Novarro: Mexican-born actor was first Latin American Hollywood superstar Mexican-born actor Ramon Novarro, the original Ben-Hur and one of MGM’s biggest stars of the late 1920s and early 1930s, has his Turner Classic Movies’ “Summer Under the Stars” day on Thursday, Aug.…

  • Greta Garbo in ‘Queen Christina.’ Greta Garbo Queen Christina movie masterpiece. (Image: Greta Garbo as Queen Christina.) One of the most ambitious productions of the early ’30s, the Greta Garbo star vehicle Queen Christina remains surprisingly modern in its execution thanks in large part to…

  • Carole Lombard, Fredric March in a Nothing Sacred publicity shot. Fredric March has his “Summer Under the Stars” day on Monday, Aug. 24. Turner Classic Movies will present 13 Fredric March films, including the TCM premiere of Richard Boleslawski’s Academy Award-nominated Les Miserables (1935), a…

  • Ninotchka with Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas. Ernst Lubitsch’s sparkling Ninotchka, starring Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas, will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Hollywood’s Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939” on Monday,…

  • Who is Greta Garbo? Find out on Turner Classic Movies. Thursday–Saturday, Aug. 7–9, highlights on Turner Classic Movies: Thursday is Greta Garbo Day: Sometimes splendid, sometimes godawful, Garbo was invariably great to look at. TCM will be showing some of the reclusive star’s best films…

  • The Single Standard with Greta Garbo and Nils Asther. Johnny Mack Brown or Nils Asther? Nils Asther or Johnny Mack Brown? Conventional love or hot sex? That is the question Greta Garbo agonizes over in this her penultimate – and beautifully conceived – silent film.…

  • Shirley Temple curls finally rewarded: Next SAG Life Achievement Award recipient Shirley Temple, the biggest curly-haired child star in film history, is now a grown woman. In fact, she has been one for quite some time. The 77-year-old Temple, in fact, has been named the…

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