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How the Queen Fought to Marry the Love of Her Life, Prince Philip

10 July 2017 8:45 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Queen Elizabeth had to fight for the love of her life.

As depicted on the hit Netflix series The Crown, whispering courtiers – along with Elizabeth’s father King George VI – had reservations about Philip Mountbatten, a young, dashing naval officer. But the young Elizabeth only ever had eyes for Prince Philip. And 70 years after their royal engagement, the couple is still going strong.

Biographer Sally Bedell Smith, author of Elizabeth the Queen, tells People, “She fell in love at age 18 and she never looked at anyone else.”

Says Crown executive producer Suzanne Mackie: “One of Elizabeth’s greatest achievements »

- Simon Perry

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A Look at Charming Prince Philip Through the Years

4 May 2017 7:55 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Before Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth, she married the handsome foreign Prince Philip from Greece, who also happens to be her third cousin. According to Sally Bedell Smith's biography titled Elizabeth the Queen, Philip came from a tumultuous background despite his lineage. Born in 1921 on the island of Corfu, he moved to Paris at age 1 with his parents, Alice Marie and Prince Andrew of Greece. By age 8, he'd headed to England for boarding school. With generous good looks and confidence, Philip made his way to England with the help of royal relatives. He would later be invited to have lunch with the royal family, and that's when Elizabeth reportedly fell for him. During World War II, Philip served in the Mediterranean and Pacific, and he and Elizabeth wrote each other letters. By 1946, he was back in London and making regular visits to Buckingham Palace. During that Summer, he spent a »

- Annie Gabillet

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Is 1939 the Greatest Year Ever for Films?

22 January 2017 7:02 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The film industry goes back to the beginning of the 20th century, and most experts still maintain that 1939 is the greatest single year in movie history. At no other point in the long chronicle of the film industry has Hollywood had such an ability to draw in and hold and audiences. Cinelinx looks at 1939. 

In 1939, Americans bought an incrediblel 80 million movie tickets per week. There were 365 films released by the major studios in the United States during 1939. That’s an average of one film each a day.  If you went to the theater every day, you’d never have to see the same movie twice. And the best part is that most of them were good.

The American Film Institute, along with such critics as Pauline Kael, Siskle & Ebert, Leonard Maltin and others have dubbed 1939 as the cinema's best single year ever. Looking back, its hard to argue with that opinion. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Rob Young)

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