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Japanese-born American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Yasuo Kuniyoshi was born in Okayama, Japan on September 1, 1893 to a working-class family. Alternate sources cite 1889, however, as the year of Kuniyoshi’s birth, which would concur with the artist’s claim that he was born in the Year…

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Stage actor morphed into movie icon – Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey Bogart

In 1936, Humphrey Bogart, a rich kid from New York City who became a professional actor by default, finally achieved stardom on Broadway and in the movies. Leslie Howard’s Role in Bogart’s Stardom The role that put him on the…

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The Top Five Movies About Movies

Top Five Movies

In combination, Singin’ in the Rain, Sunset Boulevard, Chaplin, The Last Tycoon, and Silent Movie provide an unparalleled lesson on the early days of cinema. Although the releases of the movies themselves span nearly fifty years, the films’ observations on…

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