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  1. Now Hear this: Bend the River conjures stuff of dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | The Chronicle Herald

    Halifax roots-rock supergroup Bend the River launches their second release So Long Joan Fontaine on Friday night at the Company House in Halifax.

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  2. 1942 Oscar statuette sold at auction for hefty priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Examiner.com

    ... received was for the movie, "This Above All" which was a black and white movie which starred Tyrone Power and Joan Fontaine. Wright's nominations included the movies, "Days of Wine and Roses," "Guys and Dolls," and "The Man with the Golden Arm."

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  3. 1942 Oscar auctioned in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | Barriere Star Journal

    ... Day. The other award was for black-and-white art direction for "This Above All," starring Tyrone Power and Joan Fontaine. Wright also was nominated for his work on movies including "Days of Wine and Roses," ''Guys and Dolls" and the "Man With the ...

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  4. Day 10: Canmore to Banff (Alberta) and back againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | Cape Cod Times

    ... a glamorous 1940s movie ("Why, look, there's Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh! And isn't the Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine strolling behind them?") We hiked (that word!) up the hill, got in through a back door and checked out the establishment. It ...

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  5. A Year with Kate: UndercurrentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... bouts of expository monologuing. However, there's no Mrs. Danvers. More to the point: Katharine Hepburn is no Joan Fontaine. While usually I think we're all grateful for that, here it's a problem. Undercurrent again highlights a major failing in ...

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  6. The WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    Not rated, 143 min. Directed by George Cukor., Starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine, Marjorie Main, Lucile Watson and Butterfly McQueen.

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  7. The WomenRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | DVD Verdict

    ... against her. She does a fine job transitioning from one to the other. Once on the train, Shearer encounters Joan Fontaine, who is similarly innocent. Overall it's a great cast full of some of the great actresses of the day. The dialogue, too, ...

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  8. Tonight's Movie: This Above AllRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2014 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    NOTE: This review of THIS ABOVE ALL , starring Tyrone Power and Joan Fontaine, is my contribution to Power-Mad , a blogathon celebrating the May 5th Centennial of the birth of my favorite actor , Tyrone Power.

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  9. Around the Blogosphere This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2014 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... are signed up, each one reviewing a different film. I'll be watching THIS ABOVE ALL (1942), costarring Joan Fontaine, for the very first time and am really looking forward to it. ...Here's a great-looking book I spotted in the TCM boutique at the ...

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  10. Maureen Dowd: A wit for all seasonsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... mantel. The experience reminded me of a 1937 musical called "A Damsel in Distress," where Fred Astaire guided Joan Fontaine, clearly not a dancer, around a lawn, soaring for both of them. Colbert was as quicksilver with his wit as Fred was with his ...

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  11. A wit for all seasonsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... mantel. The experience reminded me of a 1937 musical called "A Damsel in Distress," where Fred Astaire guided Joan Fontaine, clearly not a dancer, around a lawn, soaring for both of them. Mr. Colbert was as quicksilver with his wit as Fred was with ...

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  12. Maureen Dowd: Colbert is a wit for all Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... mantel. The experience reminded me of a 1937 musical called "A Damsel in Distress," where Fred Astaire guided Joan Fontaine, clearly not a dancer, around a lawn, soaring for both of them. Colbert was as quicksilver with his wit as Fred was with his ...

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  13. Obituary: Joan Fontaine, Hollywood great spurred by rivalry with her sisterRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine, whose film career was marked by a long-running rivalry with her sister, Olivia de Havilland, has died aged 96 at her home in Carmel, California.

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  14. Special screenings: 'Ivanhoe,' Chaplin comedies, moreRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... starring Robert Taylor as the Saxon knight who joins forces with Robin Hood. Also starring Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine and George Sanders. A third program of Charlie Chaplin shorts from his years at Mutual Studios: "Behind the Screen," "The ...

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  15. the Bootleg Fles: the BigamistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | Film Threat

    ... Jane Greer was approached as Lupino's co-star, but she was not available. Instead, Lupino agreed to cast Joan Fontaine - a surprising choice, considering that the Oscar-winning actress married Collier Young after his divorce from Lupino. But ...

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  16. Bronte classics on the big screenRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    The season will also include the 1943 adaptation of Charlotte BrontA 's Jane Eyre, starring Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine, on April 4. Screenings will be at the West Lane Baptist Centre, Haworth, from 7.30pm.

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  17. 'Rebecca': an interesting story about rebuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... takes a great strength to rebuild, and it is reminiscent of a film- 1940's Rebecca . Starring the late, great Joan Fontaine , Laurence Olivier , George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, C.Aubrey Smith, and Gladys Cooper, the ...

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  18. Tonight's Movie: Ivy (1947) at the Noir City Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2014 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... and I felt that I was watching the female flip side of SO EVIL MY LOVE. IVY was part of a double bill honoring Joan Fontaine which started off with Nicholas Ray's BORN TO BE BAD (1950). Fontaine plays Christabel, a seemingly sweet manipulator who ...

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  19. Another Mile-Marker Ready To Be P...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | MediaPost

    ... the lunchroom about who starred in "Rebecca" that wasn't settled in 20 seconds by Google ( Laurence Olivier , Joan Fontaine, for those of you playing at home). In 1989, the advertising world was still consumed by battles between broadcast networks ...

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  20. A not-so-grand 'Budapest Hotel'Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Wave

    ... Budapest Hotel." In Ophuls' film a master pianist (Louis Jourdan) takes a woman who has secretly adored him (Joan Fontaine) on a carnival fake-train ride. Painted scenes of Venice or Switzerland powered by a man on a stationary bike fly by the ...

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