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November 14: Happy Birthday Dick Powell!

Some actors are stamped with a certain role and are never able to move beyond it. It is called type casting, and Hollywood, which has always been more commercial than artistic, revels in the practice. Why not? Once they have … Continue reading

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July 22: 73rd Anniversary of Suspense on the Radio…

On July 22, ¬†we celebrate the anniversary of one of Old Time Radio’s greatest treasures, Suspense. Soon fans will argue that the anniversary is actually June 17, 1942. That is when the fully developed program launched as a weekly series. … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary of “Sorry, Wrong Number”

On May 25, 2013, we celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of Old Time Radio’s truly magnificent treasures. One that evening in 1943, CBS’s “Outstanding Theater of Thrills”, radio’s Suspense!, presented for the first time the chilling tale “Sorry, Wrong … Continue reading

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Atomic Consequences of “The Conqueror”: Howard Hughes Big Budget Film Flop

Howard Hugh’s film, The Conquerer was a big budget flop and nearby nuclear testing was blamed for 91 or 220 of the film cast suffering from cancer in subsequent years. Continue reading

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