It would take just a week after the shocking awards ceremony for the response from the big studios to hit the headlines, as they did on the 1st of April, 1949 and read like April's Fool Day jokes, including "Academy Awards May Be Stopped" and "Hollywood Oscars May Be On The Way Out." The first … Continue reading How Hamlet nearly killed Oscar: The big studio revolt that almost ended the Academy Awards
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The pro-Hitler maid who nearly killed George Burns’ career
Three years after this photo, their perfect world would come crashing down thanks to two diamond bangles from Paris, a shadowy "Nicaraguan diplomat," and the vengeful, Hitler-loving maid of a Supreme Court judge. Read on, dear friends, for just like you, I had no idea our beloved George Burns got caught up in a smuggling … Continue reading The pro-Hitler maid who nearly killed George Burns’ career
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