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Swing Time (1936)

Musical comedy


Gambler John ‘Lucky’ Garnett (Fred Astaire) is a gambler and a dancer who is set to marry Margaret (Betty Furness). But when he loses all of his money in a bet, Margaret’s father tells him he must earn 25.000 dollars to show his good intentions.

Quote of the week

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.Lucille Ball

Audrey Hepburn Gallery

Vivien Leigh’s jewelry up for auction

Jewels belonging to Gone With The Wind star Vivien Leigh will go under the hammer alongside some of the actress’ most prized personal possessions. Dozens of pieces of jewelry, as well as paintings, books, furniture and clothing once owned by the star, will be included in “Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection,” an auction scheduled for Sept. 26 at Sotheby’s in New York.

Jerry Lewis dies at the age of 91

Jerry Lewis, of such comedic classics as “The Nutty Professor” and “The Bellboy,” has died in Las Vegas. He was 91. Lewis died at his home in Las Vegas at about 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning, his agent confirmed.

Facts: Audrey Hepburn


-Audrey was fluent in English, Dutch, Spanish, French and Italian. Which gave her a great advantage both as an actress and a humanitarian. She was raised bilingually; speaking English and Dutch, which resulted in her unique accent.

Audrey Hepburn

Birth: May 4,1929
Elsene, Belgium

Death: 20 January, 1993
Tolochenaz, Switzerland

Audrey Hepburn was born as Audrey Kathleen Hepburn-Ruston on May 4th 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was born into a privileged family: her mother Ella was a Dutch baroness  and her British father Joseph had a good job at a loan company in Belgium. Audrey also had two half brothers from her mother’s previous marriage: Ian and Alex. At age 5 Audrey entered a boarding school in England and it was there that she fell in love with ballet, a lifelong passion. But all was not well in the family: Joseph was a heavy drinker and left when Audrey was six. Little Audrey was devastated and begged for her father to have visitation rights. He eventually got them, but he never visited her.

Quote of the week


It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn’t, and when it does, we may well reject it.Spencer Tracy


‘The Feud’ recreates rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford

The Feud

The rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford is one of the most infamous in Hollywood history. Now U.S. Network FX is recreating their strained relationship with the show Feud: Bette and Joan, which premieres tonight.

The Misfits (1961)

The Misfits poster

Genre: Drama


The recently divorced Roslyn Taber (Marilyn Monroe) falls for down-on-his-luck cowboy Gaylord Langland (Clark Gable). She joins him and his partners Guido (Eli Wallach) and Perce (Montgomery Clift) in the Nevada country. But Roslyn gets angry with the men when she finds out that the reason they look for ‘misfits’ (wild horses that are too small for any work) is to have them killed and turned into dog food.