A Screen-shot from the classic Stanley Kubrick Noir film of 'The Killing'(US56)

A Screen-shot from the classic Stanley Kubrick Noir film of 'The Killing'(US56)
Considered one among the Screen's great Noir films is that of Stanley Kubrick's 'The Killing' starring Sterling Hayden in a race-track heist gone wrong. It was released in 1956.

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Friday, May 06, 2011

Movie-lore's Trivia Galore #6

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Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Laurence Olivier

Tracy & Hepburn
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Driving Miss Daisy(89)

  • The oldest actress to win an Oscar for Best Actress is Jessica Tandy for her role in Driving Miss Daisy 1989 aged 80 yrs & 292 days, on the day of her win.
  • Kate Winslett holds the record for being the youngest performer to receive 5 **AAN.
  • The only Director to win the *AA for Best-Dir in his debut film is John Huston for 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre'  in 1948. His father Walter Huston won the best-supporting actor category for his role in the same movie.
  • Emma Thompson is the only actress to win AA's for both Best Actress 'Howards End'(92) & for Best Screenplay for 'Sense & Sensibility' (95).
  • The great George Bernard Shaw is the only person to have won both the  AA  for Pygmalion's best adapted screenplay in 1938 & had earlier won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925.
  • On the day Marilyn was voted as the World Film favorite at the Golden Globe Awards in 1962, the same day she was found dead at her Residence.
  • Laurence is the only Actor to b nominated twice for a Shakespearean role winning his only competitive Oscar for 'Hamlet' (48), earlier he had received an AA honorary along-with Ernst Lubitsch & Harold Russell for 'Henry V' in (1944) becoming the 1st British film to win the AA (Oscar) for Best-Pic.
  • Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn were the most f He won 2 AA from 11 AAN. 
  • The most famous on-screen pair, both appearing  in 9 movies together, & all the films did good business at the Box-Office.
  • * AA-Academy Award.   ** AAN-Academy Award Nomination.

"Classic Scenes from Movie-lore"

"Classic Scenes from Movie-lore"
The Movie "Now Voyager" (42) Miss Bette Davis turned a few MCPs head in disdain for viewing a Lady, & that too on-screen smoke, Paul Henreid lighting of 2 Gigarette's, 1 for her in a scene in from this Movie.'

All Time great's CasablancaUS42,the screen-shot shows the whole stellar cast.

All Time great's CasablancaUS42,the screen-shot shows the whole stellar cast.
Col,Strasser has been shot, Round up the Usual Suspects.

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