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Jeanne and Bette

I’ve always thought Jeanne Moreau resembled Bette Davis. These pictures, both taken in the 1960s, illustrate why. At the time, Jeanne (left) was in her 30s and Bette (right) was in her 50s.

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French actress Francoise Dorleac was born in Paris on March 21, 1942. Her father was Maurice Dorleac, a stage and screen actor. Her mother, Renee Deneuve, re-voiced Hollywood movies (including Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz). Both Maurice and … Continue reading

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June 30 on TCM: Directed by Preston Sturges

R.D. Finch of The Movie Projector is hosting a wonderful blogathon in honor of American auteur William Wyler and I have been so busy finishing up my piece on The Letter (1940) that I’ve paid little attention to anything else. … Continue reading

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