Archive for June, 2007

A New Summer Tradition

Sunday, June 10th, 2007

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Music was in the air for Opening Day (June 9, 2007) of the Detroit Film Theatre’s inaugural Summer Festival of Film and Music.  The rhythms and melodies of lively jazz came from the front lawn of the Scarab Club, as part of the annual Detroit Festival of the Arts.

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A Salute to The Duke

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

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“Future historians of the art of film will probably pause at the name of John Wayne only because he appeared in some of John Ford’s best Westerns; but it is a name which gives pause to everyone interested in the industry…during the 23-year period 1949-1972 there was only one year (58) when he was not one of the USA’s 10 top draws..,” wrote David Shipman in The Great Movie Stars: The Golden Years (1989).

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