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Blondie’s Big Deal

Blondie's Big Deal (1949) starring Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake
Blondie’s Big Deal (1949) starring Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake In Blondie’s Big Deal, Dagwood invents a fire-resistant paint! And he plans to demonstrate it, by painting Mr. Radcliffe’s house with it …. And then setting it on fire. But, a competitor has switched the paint!
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The Third Man

The Third Man (1949), starring Joseph Cotton, Orson Welles
The Third Man (1949), starring Joseph Cotton, Orson Welles Synopsis of The Third Man Holly Martins (Joseph Cotton, Citizen Kane ), a naïve writer of pulp westerns, arrives in Vienna to meet his old friend Harry Lime (the incomparable Orson Welles). But he finds that Lime has apparently...
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The Fountainhead [Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey]

The Fountainhead (1949) starring Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith
The Fountainhead (1949) starring Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith, Robert Douglas In The Fountainhead, Academy Award winners Gary Cooper and Patricia Neal star in this adaptation of Ayn Rand’s groundbreaking novel. It’s about an architect who refuses to compromise or accept the status quo. And...
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In the Good Old Summertime

In the Good Old Summertime (1949) starring Van Johnson, Judy Garland, Cheeks Sakall, Buster Keaton
In the Good Old Summertime (1949) starring Van Johnson, Judy Garland, S. Z. “Cuddles” Sakall, Buster Keaton Synopsis In the Good Old Summertime is the story of two clerks in a turn of the 20th century Chicago sheet-music store. They’re intensely antagonistic toward each other at work. But...
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Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) Lyrics

Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) Lyrics
Song lyrics to Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) “Mele Kalikimaka” (pronounced [ˈmɛlɛ kəˌlitiˈmɐkə]) is a Hawaiian-themed Christmas song written in 1949 by Robert Alex Anderson. The song takes its title from the Hawaiian phrase Mele Kalikimaka, meaning “Merry Christmas”. One of the earliest recordings of this song was by...
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Candy Kisses

Song lyrics to Candy Kisses
Song lyrics to Candy Kisses “Candy Kisses” is a 1949 song written and first recorded by American country crooner George Morgan. “Candy Kisses” was George Morgan’s debut release on the charts and was his only #1 on the Best Selling Folk charts, where it stayed for three weeks.
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Come to the Stable

Come to the Stable (1949), starring Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester, Thomas Gomez
Come to the Stable (1949), starring Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester, Thomas Gomez Synopsis of Come to the Stable In Come to the Stable, a pair of French nuns fulfill their promise to God.  By moving to New England to found a children’s hospital. A pleasingly warm movie...
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Neptune’s Daughter [Esther Williams]

Neptune's Daughter (1949) starring Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalban, Red Skelton, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn
Neptune’s Daughter (1949) starring Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalban, Red Skelton, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn Neptune’s Daughter is a laugh out loud funny romantic musical comedy, which I enjoyed immensely.   Although the movie stars the beautiful (and aquatic) Esther Williams and the dashing Ricardo Montalban (one of my...
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Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair (1949), starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey
Holiday Affair (1949), starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey Synopsis of Holiday Affair Holiday Affair deals with a romantic triangle between a lovely — and lonely — war widow, her lawyer boyfriend, and a dreamer that she meets while working. Also involved is her young son, and the memory...
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Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew
Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew Synopsis of Isle of the Dead In Isle of the Dead, a group of disparate characters is quarantined on a Greek island during the Balkan Wars of 1912.  Septicemic plague causes the quarantine, and the group’s only hope is for the hot,...
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