Tag: Hollywood

White Christmas

My favorite holiday movie is now and has always been (after “Die Hard”) “White Christmas”. And as this is the case and it is 62 years old this Christmas season, I’m going to write about it. “White Christmas” came out in 1954 and quickly became the highest grossing box office hit of the year, earning […]

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Gene Wilder

   “Time is a precious thing. Never waste it” – Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) Jerome Silberman was born on June 11, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to William J. and Jeanne (Baer) Silberman. He would later adopt “Gene Wilder” as his professional name explaining, “I had always liked Gene because of Thomas Wolfe’s character Eugene Gant […]

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Historical Inaccuracies in Gladiator

I can understand why creative license is taken in film and television. We just do not know every tiny detail that happened throughout history. Sometimes creative license is taken to condense the events to fit into the relatively short time frame of movies and television. However, sometimes there seems to be no rhyme or reason […]

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Brian Bedford

He was born in Morley, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Ellen (née O’Donnell) and Arthur Bedford. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1952 to 1954. As a stage actor, he was well known for his English-speaking interpretations of the French playwright Molière, including Tony Award nominated performances in Tartuffe, The Molière Comedies […]

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