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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 😉 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 😀 = 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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