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  1. TCM celebrates its 20th birthday with 'Twenty Classic Moments'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 |

    ... gonna hit me!" Also notable is a "Live From the Classic Film Festival" excerpt showcasing two-time Oscar winner Luise Rainer ("The Good Earth," "The Great Ziegfeld"), who was 100 when she gave Osborne an on-stage interview. She couldn't hear very ...


  2. TCM celebrates its 20th anniversary in an odd, repeated, rehashed wayRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 |

    ... recorded before a live audience in historic Hollywood. The collection includes Osborne's 2010 conversation with Luise Rainer, the first woman to win back-to-back Best Actress Oscars, for The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and The Good Earth (1937); a 2012 ...


  3. On this day March 4, 1937 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's The Great Ziegfeld Takes OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 |

    ... Circle Theatre, was the first musical film in history for which one of its cast members won an Academy Award - Luise Rainer received the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Ziegfeld's first wife, Anna Held. Featured in the film are William ...


  4. Oscars 2014: Five things to watch for at tonight's showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Oscar last year for "Silver Linings Playbook." Just 23, she'd be the youngest double Oscar winner, surpassing Luise Rainer, who won her second Oscar in 1938 when she was 28. Having already established what song will not win, it would seem natural to ...


  5. Slave drama seems an award certainty in Oscars' 86th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... heatrically attuned, is a terrific piece of craft. Best Supporting Actress In the Academy Awards' history, only Luise Rainer and Katharine Hepburn have won back-to-back Oscars . Will win: Jennifer Lawrence ( American Hustle )


  6. Oscars: who will win, who should winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 |

    ... talent was overlooked. In the Academy Awards' history, only two actresses have won Oscars back-to-back: Luise Rainer and Katharine Hepburn. If Jennifer Lawrence wins again on Sunday for her scene-stealing work in American Hustle, she'll be the ...


  7. TV Diary: 'And the Oscar goes to ... .' Test your memory of past ceremoniesRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... What do the spokes represent? Answers: 1. May 16, 1929, honoring movies made Aug. 1, 1927-Aug. 1, 1928. 2. Luise Rainer ("The Great Ziegfeld," 1936 and "The Good Earth," 1937). 3. Helen Hayes ("The Sin of Madelon Claudet," 1931 and "Airport," 1970). ...


  8. Oscar's biggest, craziest 'streaks'Read the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | Arab Times

    ... "Silver Linings Playbook" last year would also make her the first to do so in two different categories. Actress Luise Rainer was the first to go back-to-back, winning Best Actress for "The Great Ziegfeld" in 1936 and "The Good Earth" in 1937. The ...


  9. Take 5: Handicapping the Oscars, 2014 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 |

    ... she'll become only the sixth actor to win back-to-back Oscars in the 86-year history of the award. The others: Luise Rainer (1936-'37), Spencer Tracy (1937-'38), Katherine Hepburn (1967-'68), Jason Robards (1976-'77) and Tom Hanks (1993-'94).


  10. Why Jennifer Lawrence is 'the future of womankind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | The First Post

    ... will - she'll join an elite club: women who've won back-to-back Oscars. The club's handful of members include Luise Rainer who took home two consecutive Oscars in the 1930s. Aged 103, Rainer is 80 years older than 'J-Law'. When Lawrence took a ...


  11. Sing Out, Luise. You're 104 Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 |

    ... have to live without. We usually take time each January 12th to count down the oldest living Oscar honorees on Luise Rainer 's birthday (January 12th, 1910) but since we recently did a significantly long post on oldest living actors of note and ...


  12. 100 of the Oldest Living Screen Stars of NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2013 |

    ... of our appreciation for their indelible contributions. So though I normally publish such a list on Ms. Luise Rainer's birthday and it normally includes all crafts, I thought I'd publish an actor specific list that is NOT about Oscar... so send out ...