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Grace Kelly’s 90th birthday celebrated with exhibitions

This november would have been Grace Kelly’s 90th birtday. France is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Academy-Award winning actress, who was the princess of Monaco, with two new expositions. The exhibit, “Monaco May 6, 1955: Story of a Meeting” chronicles the day when Grace Kelly was introduced to Prince Rainier, the principality’s ruler. …

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New movie inspired by Louise Brooks’ early days

A new movie has been released inspired by the early days of none other than Classic Hollywood actress Louise Brooks. The film, called The Chaperone, was written by Downton Abbey’s creator Julian Fellowes. Louise Brooks was a teenager living with her family in Wichita, Kansas when she showed great promise as a dancer. In the …

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Myth: Walt Disney’s body was frozen and buried in Disneyland

In Classic Hollywood Myths we take a look at all the myths about the Golden Age of Hollywood. What really happened? Are these ‘urban legends’ true or false? Classic Hollywood Central looks into it! Myth: Walt Disney’s body was frozen and buried in Disneyland There is no doubt that Walt Disney was a man of …

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Rebecca (1940)

Genre: Drama/thriller Description: The unnamed second Mrs. de Winter (Joan Fontaine) is a naive young woman, who falls in love with the charming Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier). After their wedding they return to Maxim’s vast estate, Manderly. The servants display a subtle hostility towards the second Mrs. De Winter, as they all adored his …

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Olivia de Havilland takes her Feud lawsuit to the Supreme Court

Classic Hollywood icon Olivia de Havilland is taking her ongoing defamation lawsuit against FX for what she claims was her unauthorized portrayal in Ryan Murphy’s Feud: Bette and Joan, to the Supreme Court. Last year, de Havilland sued FX Networks, alleging that the Ryan Murphy-produced FX series Feud: Bette and Joan defamed her by depicting her (played by Catherine Zeta-Jones) as a “vulgar gossip” and …

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Frank Sinatra auction makes $9,2 million

The private treasures of Frank Sinatra and his wife, Barbara, were a multimillion-dollar hit at auction. Sotheby’s reported Friday that the couple’s entertainment memorabilia, art, jewelry, books and other personal items sold for $9.2 million — about twice their pre-sale estimates. The top lot was Barbara Sinatra’s 20-carat diamond engagement ring, given to her in the bottom …

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Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward’s marriage lasted for fifty years. The best example that Hollywood couples cán last a lifetime. Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of Classic Hollywood’s real-life love stories and continues this journey with the story of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward first met on …