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1. Longest Speech In Oscar History
Greer Garson holds the place for the longest speech in Oscar history. It was reportedly three hours long. Or was it?

2. The Strange Death Of Thomas Ince
Did William R. Hearst's possessive nature over Marion Davies commit murder? Or was it by natural cause?

3. Fred Astaire and His Dancing Partners
Joan Crawford, Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly. Ginger Rogers wasn´t the only person Fred Astaire danced with.

4. Bette Davis vs Joan Crawford
Both were strong women with illustrious careers. What made them hate eachother so?

5. The Story of Gwili Andre
Actress Gwili Andre held beauty and promise in Hollywood, but that was where her story ended.

6. Charles Laughton Directed A Masterpiece
After the critical and box office failure of "The Night of the Hunter," Charles Laughton swore never to direct again. It was his one and only directorial masterpiece.

7. Gable's Troubles Turn To Gold
"It Happened One Night" (1934) was supposed to put Clark Gable in his place. It gave him a gold statuette instead.

8. Bette Davis' Dispute With Warner Bros.
In 1937, Davis took Warner Bros. to court to demand better roles to benefit her career.

9. An Analysis of Kitty Foyle
An analysis of the Ginger Rogers' film "Kitty Foyle (1940).

10. The Search For Scarlett O'Hara
All of Hollywood's actresses tried out for the famous role of "Scarlett O'Hara." Only one British theater actress would receive the part.



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