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James Stewart Movie Schedule: Anatomy Of A Murder, The Murder Man

Lee Remick, Eve Arden, James Stewart in Otto Preminger's Anatomy of a Murder James Stewart on TCM: The Stratton Story, No Highway In The Sky Schedule (Et) and synopses from the TCM website: 6:00 Am The Last Gangster (1937) When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him. Dir: Edward Ludwig. Cast: Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner. Bw-81 mins. 7:30 Am The Shopworn Angel (1938) A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I. Dir: H. C. Potter. Cast: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Walter Pidgeon. Bw-85 mins. 9:00 Am Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption. Dir: Frank Capra. Cast: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains. Bw-130 mins. 11:15 Am Wife Vs. Secretary (1936) A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
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Jean Harlow-Mark Vieira Interview Pt.2 – Harlow 'a Bigger Star in the 1940s'

Jean Harlow, National Air Race director Cliff Henderson (top); Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy directed by Victor Fleming (Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz) on the set of Bombshell; cinematographer Harold Rosson, with whom Harlow was briefly married, is at the camera (middle); Jean Harlow by the pool of her Beverly Glen home (bottom) Jean Harlow-Mark Vieira Interview Part I What are your impressions of Jean Harlow as an actress? Do you have a favorite movie and/or performance? Harlow only became an actress under the expert tutelage of MGM drama coaches. I think she’s really great in both China Seas and Wife vs. Secretary. Jean Harlow and Paul Bern. What brought those two together? Harlow needed a father figure to guide her. Bern needed a rescue project. Neither person expected the consequences. What about Jean Harlow and William Powell? How did their relationship develop? Both
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Jean Harlow in Hollywood – Interview with Author Mark Vieira

One of MGM's brightest stars of the 1930s, Jean Harlow died of uremic poisoning in 1937. At the time, the 26-year-old actress had been playing opposite Clark Gable in what turned out to be her last film, Saratoga. Perhaps because she died so young, Harlow has remained a well-known film personality from that era. Her MGM vehicles — Dinner at 8, Bombshell, China Seas, Wife vs. Secretary, Libeled Lady — are often shown on Turner Classic Movies; David Stenn has written a well-regarded biography; and now comes Mark Vieira and Darrell Rooney's Harlow in Hollywood: The Blonde Bombshell in the Glamour Capital 1928-1937 (Angel City Press, 2011). Celebrating Jean Harlow's centenary (she was born on March 3, 1911), Harlow in Hollywood is a both a written and a (stunning) visual chronicle of Jean Harlow's career, as Vieira and Rooney cover Harlow's ascendancy from movie extra and bit player in the late 1920s [...]
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Getting Versed in Versus Movies

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There has to be no easier movie pitch than unveiling a "versus" in the title. Everyone, even studio heads, has at one time or another dwelt on the existential question of "who would win in a fight?" The conflict is clear, the characters are established, the action implied -- all they have to do is sign on the bottom line. Sci-fi has especially benefited from the built-in allure of this most savage of titling decisions -- from the endless "Godzilla" fight cards to the recent "Alien vs. Predator" franchise, mano y mano monster throwdowns have made a mint at the box office, especially when established geek properties square off. Often a sign that a character has run his or her course into camp ("Freddy vs. Jason" or "Dracula vs. Frankenstein"), the more resourceful of these films exceed their built-in limitations. DreamWorks is trying to milk that "versus" mojo for their animated 3D spectacle "Monsters vs.
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