Amy Dawes

Harry Houdini

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Icons of the Century: In tough times -- such as the early 1900s, when masses of unschooled immigrants struggled to get a foothold in America -- a man who excelled at thrilling, death-defying escapes…

Katharine Hepburn

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Icons of the Century: A revelation when she burst on to the Hollywood scene in 1932 with her inimitably patrician voice and impeccable bone structure, Katharine Hepburn personified the independent…

Bette Davis

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Icons of the Century: "Fasten your seatbelts; it's going to be a bumpy night," she declared as Margo Channing in "All About Eve." Moviegoers were happy to go along for the ride when this bug-eyed…

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Clark Gable

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Icons of the Century: Undershirt sales crashed after he appeared without one as a tart-tongued newspaperman in 1934's "It Happened One Night" and his "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn" dismissal…

Charlie Chaplin

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Icons of the Century: The immigrant comic genius who would make America laugh through the Great Depression, Charlie Chaplin arrived in Hollywood in 1914, at the right moment in history to ride an…

Greta Garbo

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Icons of the Century: "We had faces then," Gloria Swanson says in "Sunset Boulevard" of filmdom's early stars. Few fit the line as well as Garbo.

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Rocky Mountain high

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One of the few film fests that conjures nearly its entire audience from afar, Telluride -- situated in a tiny town in a box canyon in the Colorado Rockies -- must also must invest in theaters to…

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Mind the gaps

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In the boomtown that is the current film festival scene, career opportunities are opening for those with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for pics.

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