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  1. Bring on the clones - " "The Boys from Brazil" in HDRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    GREGORY PECK a Nazi? Not just any Nazi, but psycho-sadist Josef Mengele. The chance to play a villain was raison d'tre for the man who breathed life into Atticus Finch of "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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  2. No "Gentleman's Agreement" for Jews in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CFR.org

    The book "Gentleman's Agreement," by Laura Z. Hobson, appeared in 1947, followed by the film of the same name starring Gregory Peck . The plot is simple: a journalist assigned to write about anti-Semitism in the post-war United States decides to pose as a Jew and see what happens.

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  3. Why "Selma" Is More Than Fair to L.B.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | New Yorker

    There is a scene in " To Kill a Mockingbird ," an otherwise outstanding film, that has not aged as well as it might have. It comes just after Atticus Finch, played by Gregory Peck, has seen his client, a black sharecropper named Tom Robinson, unjustly convicted of rape, despite Finch's impassioned defense, and he is left to pack up his papers.

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  4. Mount Eliza becomes Anzac Cove for Gallipoli TV mini seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Age

    After digital effects: Tolly looks out over the flotilla of Navy ships at dawn on the first day of the Anzac landing. Photo: Supplied It's a strip of seafront once made famous when Hollywood came to town in 1959 to shoot On the Beach starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner and Fred Astaire.

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  5. Friday A/V Club: Welcome to Oscar SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... picture about prejudice, Elia Kazan's Gentleman's Agreement . As I wrote a few years back, the 1947 film stars Gregory Peck, dripping with even more sanctimony than usual, as a gentile journalist who goes undercover as a Jew so he can describe how ...

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  6. PR :: The Boys From Brazil on Blu-ray & DVD Jan 6Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | DigitallyOBSESSED.com

    ... he makes a terrifying discovery that has dire consequences for the fate of the human race. Cast also includes Gregory Peck, James Mason, Lilli Palmer & Steve Guttenberg. For Immediate Release If they survive... will we? The Boys From Brazil History ...

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  7. Harry Bennett (Jem) Jemima Benne (Scout) Geoff Aymer (Rev Sykes) Leo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Gazette Series

    ... town. Daniel Betts gives a stand out performance as Atticus, capturing the strong, wise determination that Gregory Peck brought to the screen in the book's famous adaptation. He is supported by the children playing Scout, Gem and Dill, roles shared ...

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  8. Suzanne FieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Jewish World Review

    ... and fashion companies, which usually offered Miss America sponsorships, withheld them in 1945. Two years later, Gregory Peck would be nominated for an Academy Award for portraying anti-Semitic prejudice among "the best people" in "Gentleman's ...

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  9. The Boys from BrazilRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | DVD Verdict

    ... of The Third Reich have been captured, one particularly notorious figure remains at large: Dr. Joseph Mengele (Gregory Peck, The Guns of Navarone ), who is currently conducting a strange and sinister experiment. What Lieberman knows is that Mengele ...

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  10. 'To Kill a Mockingbird' set for two-week run at Stage WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | St. Petersburg Times

    By now, just about everyone has either read Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, or seen the 1962 Gregory Peck movie. Set in a small Alabama town in 1935, it's the story of principled lawyer Atticus Finch agreeing to defend black man Tom Robinson, who has been accused of raping a 19-year-old white girl.

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  11. Bess Myerson, Miss America 1945 Associated Press photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Washington Times

    ... and fashion companies, which usually offered Miss America sponsorships, withheld them in 1945. Two years later, Gregory Peck would be nominated for an Academy Award for portraying anti-Semitic prejudice among "the best people" in "Gentleman's ...

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  12. Suzanne Fields: Bess Myerson, first Jewish Miss America, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Washington Times

    ... and fashion companies, which usually offered Miss America sponsorships, withheld them in 1945. Two years later, Gregory Peck would be nominated for an Academy Award for portraying anti-Semitic prejudice among "the best people" in "Gentleman's ...

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  13. To Kill a Mockingbird activities planned for JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... is required. On Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. enjoy the screening of the 1962 film-based adaptation starring Gregory Peck. Popcorn will be served, courtesy of the Crazy But True Gourmet Popcorn store located in Hudson. Marja Mills will speak on Jan. 27 at 7 ...

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  14. Author's Notes: Jonathan Edwards on his poetry collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | IcNetwork

    WHEN Gregory Peck stepped from a Rolls Royce in the tiny Welsh mining village of Crumlin in 1965, the first thing he saw was a young man with dark curly hair, leaning ostentatiously against the clapped-out 1930s Lanchester he'd bought the previous week for a fiver. The second thing he saw was his co-star in the movie Arabesque, which they'd come to the village to film - the drop-dead gorgeous Sophia Loren.

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  15. Obituary: Billie Whitelaw: Her master's voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | The Economist

    ... a star of stage and screen, consorting with Hitchcock (for "Frenzy"), Albert Finney (for "Charlie Bubbles") and Gregory Peck (for "The Omen"), living in a big house in Camden Square, she disliked asking people in. She won a BAFTA for "Charlie ...

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  16. The Wine of Life and Fate: The Rubaiyat's FitzGerald version and its influenceRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 27 | Big News Network.com

    ... Luis Borges, Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Paramhansa Yogananda, not to mention turning up in a Hollywood Western (Gregory Peck-starrer "Duel in the Sun") and a Bollywood song. What's more, Edward FitzGerald's translation of Omar Khayyam's "Rubaiyat" ...

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  17. Classic novel comes to Southampton stage next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | Daily Echo

    ... film adaptation in 1962 which won three Oscars out of the eight it was nominated for, including one for actor Gregory Peck as Finch. Based on Harper Lee's book, and directed by Timothy Sheader the show has seen packed performances throughout its ...

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  18. Consider This: Devil takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    I was watching this old movie the other day called The Omen. Released in 1976, starring Gregory Peck as the American ambassador in Rome and Lee Remick as his unsuspecting wife, the two await the birth of their first child in a rather creepy Italian hospital.

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  19. BWW Exclusive: Wendell Ferguson isn't a Grinch, Just a Very...Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Year's Eve comedy special. Remember the kid in the horror movie "The Omen" who turns out to be the anti-Christ? Gregory Peck checked the lad's scalp and found three sixes - the sign of the beast - in a circle? Well, if you were to check Wendell's ...

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  20. a oeTHE Boys from BRAZILaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | FANGORIA

    ... quest to find out more. Mengele (played by a steely, Grecian Formula stained and eerily embalmed-looking Gregory Peck) has in fact dispatched his sneering, Aryan minions to all corners of the globe to assassinate 94 men in their mid-sixties; ...

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