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Ho Ho Ho From Hollywood

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 24, 2013 2:38 PM
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We join Thelma Todd in wishing you a very Merry Christmas.

Christmas Treats From Bing Crosby

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 23, 2013 2:53 PM
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No performer of the 20th century was more associated with Christmas than Bing Crosby and, while he’s been gone for decades, his voice still rings out on radios and Muzak systems whenever the holidays roll around.

Christmas Movie Talk

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 22, 2013 3:19 PM
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  • 13 Comments
Earlier this week I chatted about holiday films with my friend and colleague Alonso Duralde, author of the book "Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas."

Stars We Won’t Forget

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 17, 2013 4:30 AM
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  • 7 Comments
Every time a veteran actor or actress dies, I find myself reviewing memories of particular films or memorable scenes in which they appeared. Each loss is like a psychic wound, because someone who was part of my moviegoing life is gone.

Getting Ready For Christmas In Hollywood

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 16, 2013 11:01 AM
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It’s time again to share some of my favorite publicity photos from the golden age of Hollywood: a bygone era of ballyhoo, when actresses under contract to the major studios were kept busy between film assignments shooting promotional stills for hungry newspapers and magazines around the world.
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A Poppins Collectible In Itself

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • December 3, 2013 12:00 AM
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Several years ago, the Disney company took a page from George Lucas’ playbook and decided to launch its own official fan club, naming it after the year the company’s founder officially set up shop, 1923.

One Macy’s Parade Memory

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • November 28, 2013 12:00 AM
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I recently stumbled across my earliest photograph: a black & white snapshot I took with my Brownie box camera at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1960.

Thanksgiving Pin Ups? You Bet…

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • November 27, 2013 12:00 AM
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  • 5 Comments
I am grateful for many things, large and small—including the fact that Hollywood studio publicists in the olden days knew how to exploit every single holiday, including Thanksgiving, with cheesecake photos
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Leonard Answers More of Your Questions

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • November 26, 2013 12:00 AM
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  • 5 Comments
Terry Gilliam, Freakazoid!, Bullwinkle...

The Best Movies You've Missed This Year

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • November 25, 2013 10:04 PM
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  • 5 Comments
McConaughey, Gosling, Cooper, O'Dowd, Carell, and More.

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