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Jean Simmons: 1929 - 2010

Posted on January 26, 2010 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Jean Simmons, British motion picture actress, died in her home on�January 23rd, 2010, surrounded by her family. She passed away as a result of lung cancer.

(Image courtesy of SImply Classics.)

She was probably best-known for her leading lady role in "Guys and Dolls" (1955) with Marlon Brando, but she...

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"Bardelys the Magnificent" - 1926

Posted on January 21, 2010 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

"Bardelys the Magnificent" (1926) was thought to be lost, all copies of this movie gone forever. But that all changed in 2004, when in France, one lone copy of this movie was found and restored. Some reels had been lost, however, but luckily, so many photographs of the movie were taken, the scenes were reconstructed using photographs.

"Bardelys" starred John Gilbert in�the title role, who makes a bet with a friend, Chatellerault (played by Roy D'Arcy), who looks a bit like Capta...

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