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The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) Rated TV-14

A junkie works with drug addiction while his wife and card sharks put him down. Starring Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, and Kim Novak. What makes this film is Sinatra, who plays the junkie battling his demons while the people around … Continue reading

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Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Rated NR

The biography of Jerome Kern, the writer of many Broadway musicals. Starring June Allyson, Lucille Bremer, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Van Johnson, Tony Martin, Robert Walker As the lover of many of Kern’s musical scores- most notably Show Boat-I had … Continue reading

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Joseph L. Mankiewicz

 All About Eve (1950) Rated G Writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s sharp script anchors this story about New York City theater life, with Bette Davis playing an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan as her assistant, only to learn … Continue reading

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