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In Memory of Mickey Rooney: 1920-2014

Mickey Rooney died on April 6, 2014 at the age of 93. Rooney’s career in Hollywood began early-on…he became a well-known child actor, with films like Manhattan Melodrama in 1934 and Reckless and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, both in 1935. But, he was most known from his work in the late 1930s and 1940s, especially […]

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In Memory of Sid Caesar: 1922-2014

Known mostly for his 1950s TV show, Your Show of Shows, Caesar was a comic genius. Your Show of Shows was so successful and so influential, all of the comedy writers wanted to work for Caesar. And they did…Caesar was known for giving a plethora of comedians and comedy writers their start in show business…including […]

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Project Playbill Presents: Musical High School

Welcome to Adequate High School in Adequate, Oregon. The school motto is “Keep it adequate!” and the school cheer is “OKAAAY!” The drama club tries to stage a production of the muscial Mint Green Tap Shoes,  and in the words of Playbill writer and cast member Robbie, they face a lot of challenges. Gabrielle says, […]

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Third Finger, Left Hand

An adorable, fun film starring two of my favorite unsung actors…Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas. Loy stars as a single lady who pretends to be married to keep all unwanted suitors away…one in particular. Through a series of comic events, Douglas begins passing himself off as her husband, who was supposedly away on business. Myrna […]

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