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Longest Speech In Oscar History

Forty-five seconds. That is the limit for every person who steps up to the podium when they receive their Oscar. Some have accepted more than one in their lifetime, while some of the most talented people in Hollywood never received … Continue reading

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Katharine Hepburn as Box Office Poison?

It is almost unfathomable to believe the First Lady of Cinema, Katharine Hepburn, who has won four out of twelve Oscar nominations, was once considered “Box Office Poison.” After building an extensive theatrical background Hepburn at Byrn Mawr College and … Continue reading

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Oscar Win For Hattie McDaniel

Before Hattie McDaniel was cast in her history making role as “Mammy” in “Gone With The Wind” (1939), McDaniel had made history once before. In her career as a singer-songwriter, McDaniel was the first African-American woman to sing on the … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace The Million Dollar Mermaid

Ever since she was a little girl, Esther Williams had grown up in the water. She spent most of her time either swimming in the public pools or was down at the beach. Not only did she train to swim, … Continue reading

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