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via Kruse GWS Auctions: Coming Saturday 3/30: An auction of Hollywood film and music items that may be worthy of a Grammy or Oscar, featuring artifacts from Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Prince, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Star Wars, Batman, Lord of the Rings and President John F. Kennedy

March 13, 2019 — Kruse GWS Auctions has announced the Archives of Hollywood & Music, the first Hollywood and Music memorabilia auction of 2019. Scheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10am PT, the auction will offer more than 160 … Continue reading

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via @Variety: Longtime MCA/Universal executive Sid Sheinberg dies at age 84. A polarizing figure, he helped transform Universal into an international entertainment empire that included the development of Universal City, the highly successful studio-tour theme parks, and a host of blockbuster movies and hit TV series

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From the archives of TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actress Loretta Swit on her respect for the work of real-life nurses and the woman on whom she based her portrayal of Major Margaret Houlihan

As we commemorate the anniversary of the original broadcast of the final episode of M*A*S*H, here’s a clip from our January 2017 conversation with actress Loretta Swit in which she discusses her respect for real-life nurses and the woman on … Continue reading

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via Gries Cinema Productions: HARLEM SCHOOL 1970, the “direct cinema” documentary filmed and directed by Phil Gries, will be screened on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Maysles Documentary Center at City College of New York (CCNY) beginning at 6:30pm. A Q&A panel discussion with Phil Gries, along with filmmakers, educators, and students that appeared in the film, will take place after the screening. The event is co-presented by the Documentary Forum at CCNY, Third World Newsreel, and Maysles Cinema

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A few thoughts on the passing of baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Josh Mills, son of Edie Adams and the director of the estates of Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams, on some of the many events on tap for 2019 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ernie Kovacs, including the upcoming two-day celebration at the Billy Wilder Theater at the UCLA Film and Television Archive on Friday 1/18 and Saturday 1/19. ERNIE KOVACS: The Centennial Edition, a newly released DVD configuration featuring the very best of Television’s Original Genius, is now available through Shout! Factory

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via THR: The Motion Picture Academy announces major changes to the 2019 Oscarcast regarding presentation of lower profile awards (borrowing a page from the playbook of Tony Awards telecast) while also announcing a new award for Best Popular or “popcorn” movie. The Oscars hope these strategies will retain the viewers it has while drawing new ones to the fold

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via DECADES Network: Upcoming documentary reminds viewers how one event from fifty years ago changed the way in which America selects its leadership. Decades Presents 1968: The DNC premieres Monday 8/6

Chicago, IL- (July 30, 2018)   In a year full of explosive political clashes, deep government distrust and violent tragedy that unfolded on American streets 50 years ago this August, the Democratic Party took the national stage in Chicago to nominate … Continue reading

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via USA Today: Netflix’s new higher-priced premium service, Ultra, which it is testing out in Europe, prompts fears that the streaming service will also raise subscription costs to U.S. subscribers

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via Variety: Film, stage and television actress Georgann Johnson dies at age 91

‘Midnight Cowboy’ Actress Georgann Johnson Dies at 91 Please follow and like us:

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