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Movie Star News amassed a staggering amount of film stills, posters and negatives over the past 73 years — nearly 3 million, including 1,500 prints of Bettie Page, known as the queen of pin-ups. But last week, the once-lively store in lower Manhattan was lifeless.
Movie Star News amassed a staggering amount of film stills, posters and negatives over the past 73 years _ nearly 3 million, including 1,500 prints of Bettie Page, known as the queen of pin-ups. But last week, the once-lively store in lower Manhattan was lifeless. The classic movie posters that once covered its narrow 2,000-square-foot space were rolled up or covered in cellophane, its bins and racks empty. Everything was packed up in cardboard boxes that lined the floor.
As the Republican Party hurtles toward a possible Animal House-like climax at their confab in Tampa Bay in late August, the national discussion has turned to controversial GOP conventions of the past, most missing the meaning of each and how these ideological food fights sometimes changed the face and future of the party.
When the United States went to war after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the film industry soon followed suit. Hollywood's response to the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent war on terrorism couldn't be more different.
The Washington Times is absolutely right about President Obama's plan to blow $53 billion "on a trip down memory lane" ("Fiscal responsibility derailed," Comment & Analysis, Tuesday). Speaking of memory lane, have you checked out the film version of "Atlas Shrugged"? After recently watching "The Fountainhead," the 1949 film with Gary Cooper, I was not expecting much from this latest Ayn Rand novel film adaptation. Unfortunately, Rand pretty much took control of the screenplay and killed the movie version of "The Fountainhead."