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Cary Grant in Penny Serenade (1941)

In this emotional 1941 drama, for which Grant was nominated for an Academy award, Cary Grant and Irene Dunne play a married couple who endure emotional hardships in their marriage. During a trip to Japan, they are caught in an … Continue reading

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Jackie Kennedy: The Quiet Moments of Her Life

There is a lot out there about Jackie Kennedy, her marriage to President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of The United States of America,¬†his assassination, and her quiet doom and desperation following those fateful moments in Dallas. We can … Continue reading

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Monday Movie: Shirley Booth as Hazel

This is not a movie, but a group of 4 TV shows from the Hazel series, starring Shirley Booth. It’s “Hazel Week”, after all ūüėČ Hazel TV Show#101 – Luncheon with the Governor http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLYruL3SIO0&feature=player_detailpage Hazel TV¬†Show# 87 – The Fashion … Continue reading

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SentiMental Sunday: 1940’s Progressive Education Program

Apparently, there was a national movement toward ‘Progressive Education’ in the 1940’s, geared towards educating students¬†beyond the standard disciplines¬†of reading,¬†arithmetic, geography¬†and writing. The ideal was to train young minds to be responsible, self-reliant, and to become equipped with the ability … Continue reading

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Wednesday Biography: Houdini

Harry Houdini was born March 24, 1874, in Hungary… The rest you can learn here, in this biography.

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SentiMental Sunday: How to Spot a Communist

In the post-World War II days, fear of Commies was on the rise. THE US had dropped the H-Bomb on Japan, and a young¬†American traitor named Theodore Hall,¬†working at Los Alamos,¬†had given our nuclear secrets to the Russians. Now that¬†Russia … Continue reading

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SentiMental Sunday: When Women Knew Their Place!

Ironing, cooking, cleaning, shopping, submissiveness and agree-ability ūüėÄ = A Happy Marriage and Family Life in the Atomic Age. It was important in the days before the communist-inspired Womens¬†movement, for ladies to know their place, as this video so clearly … Continue reading

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