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The right direction

The Week UK
Since Frank Borzage walked off with the first Academy Award for drama direction in 1929, for his First World War love story 7th Heaven, the Oscars have celebrated the film-makers who connect most powerfully with an audience. Nearly 90 years later, the ...



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Standing Room Only Presents 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

Nisqually Valley News
... was said to look like Boris Karloff — and Karloff himself was convinced to play the role on stage. “Arsenic and Old Lace” debuted on Broadway in 1941. New York Times theater critic Brooks Atkinson wrote that it was “so funny none of us will ever ...

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'It Happened One Night': THR's 1934 Review

Hollywood Reporter
On Feb. 22, 1934, Frank Capra's classic road trip film It Happened One Night hit theaters. The pic went on to win five honors at the 7th Academy Awards, including best actor for Clark Gable and actress for Claudette Colbert. The Hollywood Reporter's ...

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