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Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: Imitation of Life (1959)

Welcome back, Persephoneers! This week’s classic movie pick is a sort of follow-up to some of the discussion sparked by the Miss Representation documentary. Imitation of Life, made in 1959, stars Lana Turner, Juanita Moore, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner, and John Gavin. The film is based on the 1933 novel by Fannie Hurst and was […]

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Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Hello, Persephoneers! I’ve just returned from a wonderful vacation in Burbank, California. Needless to say, I made a stop at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and I have some pictures of classic stars’ signatures in the cement in front of the theater to share.

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Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “The Three Musketeers” (1948)

Swordplay, derring-do, and intrigue help spin the story in the 1948 film “The Three Musketeers,” based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.┬áThe film features an all-star cast and was the second highest grossing film of the 1940s.