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  1. VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: MARCH 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Playbill

    1911 Constance Collier , Tyrone Power (father of the future film star), and Sydney Greenstreet are in the cast of Thais . Paul Wilstach bases his play on the Anatole France story. 1913 Initially Damaged Goods , describing the effects of venereal ...

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  2. Humphrey Bogart redefines a genre in the crime classic 'The Maltese Falcon': Indie & art...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Criminals vie over "The Maltese Falcon" in the 1941 noir perennial. Left to right: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor, and Sydney Greenstreet.

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  3. Choices outside the Oscar-watch circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Seattle Times

    "The Maltese Falcon," with Humphrey Bogart , Peter Lorre, Mary Astor and Sydney Greenstreet, screens at Central Cinema this week. It's Oscar weekend , and most of the major nominees are still in theaters.

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  4. VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: JANUARY 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Playbill

    ... Fletcher , directed by Clarence Derwent . There will be just 20 performances. 1954 Stage and film actor Sydney Greenstreet dies in Hollywood today. He acted with Sybil Thorndike , Constance Collier and Tyrone Power, Sr. in many classic roles. His ...

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  5. Feelin' groovy: 'Inherent Vice' trippy, hippie riff on film noirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of the woodwork in a panoply of colorful supporting characters Dickens would have approved. We don't have Sydney Greenstreet or Peter Lorre, but the supporting cast is bigger and at least as varied: Owen Wilson as a musician, reports of whose death ...

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  6. Across the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Film Comment

    Huston's third feature was originally supposed to concern a Japanese plot to bomb Pearl Harbor, but when this scenario became a reality before it could be filmed, the target in the story shifted to Panama . Reteaming Humphrey Bogart with two Maltese Falcon co-stars-the elegantly conniving Sydney Greenstreet and enigmatic love interest Mary Astor- Across the Pacific was turned over to Vincent Sherman when Huston was called up for military service.

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  7. Beat the DevilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Film Comment

    ... Lorre playing comic variations on their roles and The African Queen 's Robert Morley subbing for the late Sydney Greenstreet). Huston directed from a script co-written by Truman Capote about a bevy of crooks awaiting passage to Kenya where they hope ...

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  8. Top 10 filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Canberra Times

    Faithfully adapted from the novel by Dashiell Hammett, John Huston's 1941 private-eye film set the standard for the genre. Humphrey Bogart embodies seedy heroism as the wisecracking Sam Spade; his sparring partners include Sydney Greenstreet as a portly art collector, Peter Lorre as a cringing henchman and Mary Astor as an unusually ladylike femme fatale.

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  9. It's a Wonderful LieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... coat. Her column is a ruse - and a very profitable one, at that - but her publisher, Alexander Lang ( Sydney Greenstreet ), has no idea his in-house domestic goddess is a merry fake. The jig is up - or so it seems - when Lang decides Elizabeth ...

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  10. Middletown: Poetic Voices PleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Red Bank Green

    ... persona as a Martha Stewart-esque expert homemaker rears up to bite her, when her editor (the grand Sydney Greenstreet) thinks it a capital idea for her to host the perfect Christmas for a returning war hero (Dennis Morgan). Throw in the ...

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  11. Premiere of 'Casablanca' in NYCRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison, the film also features Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Dooley Wilson. Although "Casablanca," directed by Michael Curtiz, was an A-list film, with an exciting plot, a ...

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  12. Wait Until Dark Leaves the TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... six-foot ladder to reach the pots on top! As Carlino the crooked cop, Craig Bockhorn has the "look" of a Sydney Greenstreet, but lacks the big man's character. Ted Koch comes closest to fitting the black-film bill with his portrayal of all three ...

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  13. Marketing B.S #BigBeer'sStillBuyin'ItRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Drinks Business

    Sixty-seven years ago, just about the time "modern marketing" was getting its wings, and twenty years before the era was dramatized in the Mad Men television series, came the classic movie, The Hucksters. In one memorable scene, ad-guy Clark Gable got a lesson in marketing b.s. from the legendary Sydney Greenstreet playing Evan Llewellen Evans, head of a fictional soap-manufacturing company.

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  14. Christmas In Connecticut 1945 720p BluRay x264-SiNNERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | 9Down.Com

    ... MDB Rating: 7.5/10 from 3,610 users Directed by: Peter Godfrey Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet

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  15. Michael McCarty, Broadway Actor, Dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Playbill

    ... et . Off-Broadway, he was in Flaherty and Ahrens' Lucky Stiff at Playwrights Horizons in 1988; and played Sydney Greenstreet in Ten Chimneys , a 2012 play about the life of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne .

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  16. Parting words after practical joke turns painfulRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Legacy Matters

    ... to the now-defunct Sydney's on Green Street in Jamaica Plain -- a bar so named for the leviathan actor Sydney Greenstreet -- to continue the festivities. Perpetual gadfly Dapper O'Neil called the rite ''a most impressive ceremony," according to ...

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  17. The Pick List: This Week's Recommended EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Seattle Weekly

    ... as the hard-boiled detective ensnarled by a dame (Mary Astor) and various eccentrics (Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet) all searching for the precious little statue. He's unsentimental, even cold, but he has his code-famously expressed in the line ...

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  18. Blanchette: Wilson Better Than Luck?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... 10. Even the poor, stunned saps in the seats at CenturyLink Field had bowed a knee and offered the old Sydney Greenstreet salute to an impossibly Manning moment. Until Russell Wilson brought them to their feet again/ John Blanchette , SR. More here.

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  19. A Dark Night in a City That Etc. Etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... The Maltese Falcon but evolved into a proto-Coen brothers crime comedy (while retaining Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet). In a festival full of dangerous dames, Geraldine Fitzgerald comes away with the most delightfully vicious performance. ...

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  20. 'Noir City Portland' festival: A weekend of femmes fatale, private eyes and ill-fated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... and expose the crimes of a local gangster. Speaking of "Casablanca," 1946's "Three Strangers" reunites Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre, who appeared together in that film, "The Maltese Falcon," and seven others. Here, in a script co-written by ...

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