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Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening – Frank Capra, Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman

As many of you know, I’ve been reading Capra’s autobiography “The Name Above the Title”.  I’m more convinced than ever, he is the greatest director of all time and I might conceive of a film series dedicated to his film … Continue reading

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Today at the Palm with Laurel and Hardy, Hope and Crosby

Lots of fun today watching The Music Box and The Road to Morocco.  Pratfalls, gags, looking at and talking to the audience (or referring to the audience), silliness, special effects to bring laughter and comedic timing were evident in both … Continue reading

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Comedy Film Series starts on Sept 30

I’m happy to say that I have enough subscribers to guarantee the film series will proceed as scheduled.  I anticipate another 10 will subscribe between now and the first film showing At the Palm Theatre . . . introduction to … Continue reading

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Next film series starts March 18

It’s looking more like the next series will be a romp through the decades of comedy.  From W.C. Fields through Martin and Lewis to Steve Martin and don’t forget Cary Grant.

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more on Bing Crosby

someone asked how many films was he in ?   104 and you can find out more about his life and career at http://www.bingcrosby.com

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“Going My Way” today at the Palm Theatre

Winner of 7 Academy awards in 1944, Bing Crosby stars in the Leo McCarey directed film.  I’ve wanted to showcase Bing Crosby for years, ever since I read his biography.  He is clearly the greatest entertainer of the last 100 … Continue reading

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