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Cagney reprises the grapefruit scene from The Public Enemy in One, Two, Three

One, Two, Three

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     13 August   Berlin Wall goes up, 1961 On this day in 1961, Berliners woke up to a Berlin divided by a wall. The capital of Berlin had been partitioned in the aftermath of the

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Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     10 June   Dr Robert Smith takes his last drink, 1935 On this day in 1935, an alcoholic doctor called Bob Smith took his last drink. He was 56 at the time and had been

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Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     18 April   Miklós Rózsa born, 1907 On this day in 1907, the celebrated and prolific film composer Miklós Rózsa was born, in Budapest, Hungary. His mother was a pianist and his father was a

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