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  • Pollock 's "Mural" may pale in comparison to the advances in mural technology, ... over hundreds of walls in and around Los Angeles. Jackson Pollock's grandiose contribution, entitled "Mural," reminds us how far we ... of the high standards set by the historical giant. Pollock 's restored painting is currently on-view at The Getty Center, from ...
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    Montgomery Clift and Paul Douglas star in the 1950 drama, "The Big Lift." Written and directed by George Seaton, the film about the Berlin Blockade was shot on...

  • In this 1951 classic, Fred Astaire performs two iconic dances, one on a ceiling and another with a coat rack. Also staring Jane Powell, the two play a pair of siblings who are traveling to London after the success of their Broadway show.

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  • KCET is recreating the moviegoing experience from the Golden Age of Hollywood and invites viewers to meet the original artists from the silver screen! Classic Cool Theater is a weekly 120-minute series, which will include a classic cartoon, a feature film, a newsreel, and a musical short. The weekly program debuts with Frank Capra's 1941 Academy Award Nominated film and all time Classic "Meet...

  • Van Johnson stars in Robert Pirosh's World War II film, "Go For Broke!" The film also stared several veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was made up of Nisei soldiers and is one of the most decorated units in history.

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  • ... Ties Our featured student producer Joseline Cordova explores her family's ties to ...
  • Directed by Gregory La Cava, "My Man Godfrey" stars William Powell and Carole Lombard. Powell stars as Godfrey, a man who is picked up by socialite Irene (Lombard) and is made into the perfect butler. This landmark screwball comedy follows the antics and struggles of of Irene's family, who are always helped by Godfrey.

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  • Carole Lombard and Fredric March star in the 1937 comedy "Nothing Sacred." March plays a New York Newspaper reporter who has been demoted to writing obituaries. As an out, he writes a story about Hazel Flagg (Lombard), a woman who is supposedly dying of radium poisoning. Things become complicated when Hazel discovers her doctor was wrong.

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