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Romantic Comedies

Who doesn’t like a good comedy?  and then add to the story some romance!  Can’t go right and we’ll have a good time looking at these genre of film beginning on April 12 at the Palm Theatre in SLO.  There … Continue reading

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Daryl Zanuck documentary

I haven’t been able to find anything on a DVD but this 20 minute YouTube video ought to do the job. Click here

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Production Design

Movie goers tend to focus on actors and scripts, directors and camera work but they might also want to consider “production design”.  That covers everything you see that’s not actors or lighting  . .  the set!!!  One of the best … Continue reading

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100 Best and Memorable Lines in history

If you want to watch some of the most memorable and best lines in film history watch this film. click here

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Frank Capra

I’m now reading his autobiography and discovered that he was instrumental in the success of the Hal Roach studios and many comedies in the late 20’s and early 30’s.  His film “It Happened One Night” was the first to receive … 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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Ben Mankiewicz – the other guy on TCM

Maybe you’ve wondered who he is?  With a familiar last name he must be important.  He was here when Citizen Kane was shown at the Hearst Castle a few years ago and we got to talk with him a little. … Continue reading

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