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The eleventh month, the eleventh day, the eleventh hour, today is the 100th year Anniversary when Armistice was declared for the ending of WW I. In the U.S. it is called Veterans Day where we honor all soldiers that have served time in the military. TCM will be featuring WWII movies throughout the day on…

1927 First Year of Oscar

Qualifying films released in Los Angeles between the dates of August 1, 1927 through July 31, 1928 were listed by the Academy and sent out to its membership to vote for nominations for awards. Their deadline was August 15, 1928. Then a Board of Judges from each Academy Branch narrowed down achievements from ten to…

James Garner Remembering James Garner April 7, 1928 ~ July 19, 2014 Lafayette Escadrille, The Thrill of It All, Duel at Diablo

James Garner

Remembering James Garner April 7, 1928 ~ July 19, 2014 Lafayette Escadrille, The Thrill of It All, Duel at Diablo

WWI Academy Awards 1927 was the first year of the Academy Awards and Film makers were still obsessed about telling the stories of the First World War that a lot of the Writers, Directors, and Actors had witnessed firsthand and survived.

WWI Academy Awards

1927 was the first year of the Academy Awards and Film makers were still obsessed about telling the stories of the First World War that a lot of the Writers, Directors, and Actors had witnessed firsthand and survived. Outstanding Picture went to Wings, directed by William Wellman who had flown during the war with the…