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TCM plans WWI film series

TCM plans WWI film series

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- Turner Classic Movies has announced plans to remember World War I with a special Memorial Day film series.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 25, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, July 25, 2007.

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Today is Tuesday, July 25, the 206th day of 2006 with 159 to follow.
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Today is Monday, July 25, the 206th day of 2005 with 159 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, July 25, the 207th day of 2004 with 159 to follow.
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Civilization: 'High Noon' for U.S. Army

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- Two western movies from the 1950s shed light on our overstretched Army and the meaning of civic responsibility. In fact, America's problem is that it's living a
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Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2003 with 159 to follow.
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Katharine Hepburn was all-time Oscar champ

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- From her Hollywood debut in the 1932 drama, "A Bill of Divorcement," to her final big-screen performance in the 1994 romantic melodrama, "Love Affair," Katharin
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'Chicago' scores 13 Oscar nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- "Chicago" had 13 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, as nominees were announced in Beverly Hills Tuesday for the 75th Academy Awards.
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GIFTED ACTOR RICHARD CRENNA DIES
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Actor-director Richard Crenna dead at 76

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- After more than half a century on television and movie screens actor-director Richard Crenna succumbed to heart failure and cancer, his daughter confirmed Satur

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Walter Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor. Brennan won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor three times and is tied with Jack Nicholson for the most Academy Award wins for a male actor.

Born in Lynn, Massachusetts less than two miles from his family's home in Swampscott, Walter Andrew Brennan was the second of three children born to Irish immigrants William John Brennan and Margaret Elizabeth Flanagan. The elder Brennan was an engineer and inventor, and young Walter studied engineering at Rindge Technical High School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

While in school, Brennan became interested in acting, and began to perform in vaudeville. While working as a bank clerk, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a private with the 101st Field Artillery Regiment in France during World War I. Following the war, he moved to Guatemala and raised pineapples, before settling in Los Angeles. During the 1920s, he became involved in the real estate market, where he made a fortune. Unfortunately, he lost most of his money when the market took a sudden downturn due to the Great Depression.

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