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Rob Leane Sep 2, 2016
Lots of new films - including Spotlight and Room - are joining Amazon Prime in the UK this month...
As streaming services go, Amazon Prime is one of the youngest names around.
There’s a decent library of entertainment behind the relative-newbie moniker, though. That’s partly due to the fact that the website used to be LoveFilm, before Amazon bought them out.
In September 2016, on top of the weekly episodes of Transparent season 3 and Lucifer season 2, Amazon Prime is continuing to add a shed-load of films and other TV shows. Here’s the list of new stuff, to keep you primed and ready (arf)…
Manhattan (season 2)
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2
Superman - Unbound
Virginia “Patsy” Garrett, a well-known character actress best known as the “chow-chow-chow” lady on the Purina Cat Chow commercials, her recurring roles on TV’s “Nanny and the Professor” and “Room 222” and in the “Benji” movie series, died Jan. 8 after a brief illness in Indio, Calif. She was 93.
Garrett played nosy neighbor Florence Fowler on “Nanny and the Professor” (1970-71), school secretary Miss Hogarth on “Room 222” (1972-73) and Mary Gruber in the “Benji” series of family films beginning in 1974. Her numerous TV appearances from the 1960s through the ’80s included “Family,” “Kojak,” “Medical Center,” “The Waltons,” “Medical Center” and her final TV role as a bigoted mother on Redd Foxx’s “Sanford” in 1981.
U.S. TV audiences of the 1960s and 1970s will remember Garrett for her role in a series of commercial messages as the Purina Cat Chow Lady. A post-production trick involving the controlled forward motion »
- Carmel Dagan
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