DVD Review: Laverne & Shirley: The Third Season

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Laverne & Shirley was yet another spin-off of the hugely successful Happy Days. Laverne DeFazio (Penny Marshall) and Shirley Feeney (Cindy Williams) were first introduced on an episode of Happy Days during the shows third season in 1975. Laverne & …

Sorest Oscar Loser and More…

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The Los Angeles Times has an interesting poll today asking, who was Oscars sorest loser? There are many to choose from, no doubt. I’d have to go with the legendary Lauren Bacall. When the grand dame was nominated for best …

DVD Review: Leading Ladies Collection Volume 2

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Warner Brothers has released Leading Ladies Collection Volume 2. The set consists of A Big Hand for the Little Lady starring Joanne Woodward, Henry Fonda and Jason Robards, I’ll Cry Tomorrow starring Susan Hayward, Rich and Famous starring Candice Bergen …

Otto Preminger’s ‘Skidoo’

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I recently read and reviewed Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King. Few would argue that the Academy award nominated director made some wonderful films in over fifty years in the movie business. However, As Otto grew older, he …

‘Mr. Whipple’ Dies

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Dick Wilson, the actor who made the catchphrase, ““Please, don’t squeeze the Charmin,” a part of pop culture history, died Monday. He was 91. Wilson played George Whipple in over 500 commercials from 1964 to 1985.