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Classic Hollywood Love Stories

Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks

There is one power couple that started people’s fascination with Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Going to the movie theatre had just become the nation’s new pastime when these two stars started their love affair and the public went crazy for them. Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of …

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New documentary explores Audrey Hepburn’s life

Audrey: More Than An Icon is the latest documentary in a string of tributes the charming actress has recieved over the years. But this one is different: it was made in collaboration with her son Sean Ferrer and Audrey herself contributes to the narration of her own life story, complemented by interviews with friends, collaborators …

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Classic Hollywood Love Stories

Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh

Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh were young and in love when they decided to throw caution to the wind and get married. For a decade, they were Hollywood’s golden couple. Unfortunately, it was not meant to last.Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of Classic Hollywood’s real-life love stories and continues this journey with …

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Mae West

Birth: August 17, 1893New York, United States Death: November 22, 1980California, United States Childhood Mae West was born as Mary Jane West on August 17, 1893 in Brooklyn, New York. Mae, as she was called, was the second child of parents John and Tillie. Their first child Katie had passed away after only a few …

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Classic Hollywood Love Stories

Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton

They met while playing Cleopatra and Mark Antony, not knowing they would become famous lovers themselves. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton are still known for the passionate, all-consuming love they had for each other. So passionate was their love, it eventually drove them apart. Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of Classic Hollywood’s …

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Classic Hollywood Love Stories

Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Marlon Brando & Rita Moreno

Nobody knew these two were in love, until after the fact. But their passionate affair impacted both of their lives more than they let on. Although their relationship did not last, their love for each other always did. Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of Classic Hollywood’s real-life love stories and continues this …

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The Studios

If you know anything about Hollywood during its Golden Age, you will know that the studios were the ones with all the power. They were in total control of the movies that were made, the people that were involved, the distributing process and the P.R. But what do we really know about these omnipresent studios? …