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The Best Behind The Scene Stories Of Tom Hanks' "Big"

May 13, 2022

Actor Tom Hanks shot in Los Angeles for the film Big with actress Elizabeth Perkins. (Photo by Aaron Rapoport/Corbis via Getty Images) In 1988, “Big” starring Tom ...

Did Superman Kill George Reeves?

May 11, 2022

American actor George Reeves (1914 - 1959), as Superman, stands with Phyllis Coates, as Lois Lane, in a still from the television series, 'Adventures of Superman,' c. 1952. (Photo by Hul...

The Blob That Terrorized Small Town Pennsylvania

May 6, 2022

In 1958, The Blob was unleashed on the world. The film, which starred Steve McQueen as a teenager named Steve Andrews, was set in a small, rural Pennsylvania town in J...

60 Classic Photos That Shine A New Light On History

May 2, 2022

Every so often you catch a glimpse of a once in a lifetime photo that makes you think differently about a specific moment in history. From bygone structures to vintage a...

The Magical Chemistry And Cast Of 1989's "Major League"

May 2, 2022

A lot of movies provide audiences with wish-fulfillment. However, 1989’s “Major League” went from fever dream to reality for writer-director David.S Ward. As he...

How Tom Cruise Made Cocktail A $100 Million Movie

April 28, 2022

In 1988, Tom Cruise’s “Cocktail” made its bid for “most ‘80s movie ever”. It grossed more than $170 million despite scathing reviews. Touchstone Pictures executives ...

When We All Joined Max Where The Wild Things Are

April 22, 2022

In 1963, Maurice Sendak released Where the Wild Things Are. The writer and illustrator won the Caldecott Medal in 1964, and by 2009, the book had sold over 19 million ...

The Up Series: Documenting Lives Seven Years At A Time

April 11, 2022

In 1964, Seven Up! aired, the first film in what would become the Up series. Seven Up! was created as part of World in Action, a series for Granada Television. D...

Soap: The Show And Its Controversy

April 6, 2022

Soap began its run on Tuesday, September 13, 1977, at 9:30 PM. Before it even aired, there were six months of protests. In March of that year, executives at the 195 affiliate statio...

Airplane!: The Unexpected Flight Of A Comedy Classic

April 2, 2022

While in college, David and Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams formed Kentucky Fried Theater, a comedy sketch troupe, and they performed around Madison, Wisconsin befor...

Clarence Williams III and His Barrier-Breaking “Mod Squad” Role

March 31, 2022

In the late 1960s, executive producer Aaron Spelling had a TV hit with The Mod Squad, a show that seemed to encapsulate the societal changes going o...

Carole King And James Taylor: A Friendship Created Through Music

March 29, 2022

In 1969, Carole King and James Taylor’s paths began to intertwine in California. The two would develop a relationship centered solely around music and ...

The Bugaloos: The Show About Musical Bugs From Britain In The 1970s

March 25, 2022

From 1970 to 1972, every Saturday morning, children could tune in to watch The Bugaloos, one of the shows produced by Sid and Marty Krofft as a foll...

"Seven Alone", 1974s Oregon Trail-Like Live-Action Movie

March 23, 2022

In 1974, the same year that the Oregon Trail computer game debuted, a film production company called Audio Service released a live-action family movie called S...

Taking A Fateful Trip To Gilligan’s Island

March 21, 2022

Gilligan’s Island got its start in a public speaking class at New York University. When the professor asked students to improvise a one-minute speech explaining what they ...

The Bewitching Agnes Moorehead's Long Pre-Sitcom Career

March 19, 2022

Agnes Moorehead as Endora in 1969. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images) You probably remember her best as Samantha...

E.T.: Creating Movie Magic That’s Out Of This World

March 17, 2022

Drew Barrymore on the set of "E.T.". (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) On June 11, 1982, E.T. stole viewers' hearts, becoming an immediate blockb...

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