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Celia Johnson in Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     6 April   Petrarch first sees Laura, 1327 On this day in 1327, one of the most celebrated romantic sightings in literature happened, when Francesco Petrarca, the scholar, poet and former priest often credited with

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Michael Caine and Noel Coward in The Italian Job

The Italian Job

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     21 January     Benny Hill born, 1924 On this day in 1924, Alfred Hawthorn Hill was born in Southampton, UK. One of those children who “always wanted to be in showbusiness”, Alfred had managed

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