DIRECTOR PETER YATES ~ DEAD AT 81

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British filmmaker Peter Yates, who sent Steve McQueen screeching through
the streets of San Francisco in a Ford Mustang in "Bullitt," has died at the age of 81.

Yates was nominated for four Academy Awards – two as director and two as producer
for the cycling tale "Breaking Away" and the backstage drama "The Dresser." (AP)

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THE MOST POPULAR MOVIE EVER MADE

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The classic film “Casablanca” premiered on this date
in 1942 at the Hollywood Theater in New York City. It
starred Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul
Henried. The film also featured Claude Rains and
Peter Lorre. This all time favorite movie won
three Academy Awards, including Best Picture
in 1943.
 

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              “play it again Sam” (Dooley Wilson)

 

 

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SALLY FIELD!

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Sally Field attends "A Sundance Family Celebration" November 5, 2007 at 583 Park Avenue in New York City.
Robert Redford Hosts "A Sundance Family Celebration"
583 Park Avenue
New York City, New York United States
November 5, 2007
Photo by George Napolitano/FilmMagic.com

To license this image (50939549), contact FilmMagic.com
Sally turned 64 today. She is a real  winner with two Academy
Awards, three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes and a
Screen Actors Award for best actress.

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