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Starpulse Answers Your Burning Questions

June 20th, 2008 1:52pm EDT
The Ruins
1.) Starpulse user djvandeusencade asks, "I read the book 'The Ruins' and loved it! I see that it came out on [the big screen], but when will it be available on DVD?"

Based on the novel by Scott Smith, director Carter B. Smith's Yucatan-set thriller follows four American tourists as they unwisely venture off the beaten path while vacationing in Cancun. When a friendly German tourist implores the Americans to help search the jungle for his missing brother, the group becomes hopelessly trapped in a nightmare scenario that seems too strange to be true. The film will be released on DVD Ju...
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Soundtrack Of 'The War, A Ken Burns Film' Inspires Three Companion CDs; Box Set

October 8th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
The War
In addition to The War soundtrack album - an eclectic mix of vintage era jazz, pop singers of the time, contemporary classical recordings, plus three previously unreleased performances by Wynton Marsalis and a previously unreleased performance by Norah Jones - Legacy will also issue three companion collections:

-Sentimental Journey: Hits From The Second World War: 20 tracks starring Frank Sinatra, the Mills Brothers, and the orchestras of Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, and others, with vo...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 3

April 3rd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Amanda Bynes
Happy Birthday to "She's The Man" star Amanda Bynes (1986), "90210" actress Jennie Garth (1972), Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach (1968), comedic icon Eddie Murphy (1961), "Frasier" actor David Hyde Pierce (1959), prolific screen actor Alec Baldwin (1958), Tie A Yellow Ribbon singer Tony Orlando (1944), Vegas mainstay Wayne Newton (1942), actress Marsha Mason (1942), "Pillow Talk" actress Doris Day (1924), "The Godfather" actor Marlon Brando (1924; d. 2001), and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" author Washington Irving (1783; d. 1859).
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'Soundies: A Musical History,' Hosted By Michael Feinstein, Airs On PBS Throughout March

March 2nd, 2007 8:00pm EST
Soundies
Together, these experts tell the story behind the soundies and explain what made the programs so popular. For many people across the nation, the soundies started a musical revolution. The panoram allowed viewers to see for the first time many of the nation's greatest musicians - as well as the very first footage of black and white musicians performing together. This rare exception to segregation was an important milestone that foreshadowed the 1960s civil rights movement and underscored the fact that music is a catalyst for bringing people together.

This musical compilation of soundies...
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PBS To Air Special About The Roots Of Music Videos

February 14th, 2007 8:30pm EST
Soundies
Rare 1940s Music Videos Of Legendary Jazz, Swing, And Big Band Artists Unearthed And Restored In "Soundies: A Musical History"

Before MTV, there were 'Soundies.' First appearing in 1941, these three-minute "music videos" played in famous nightclubs and restaurants everywhere, featuring many of the legendary musicians of that era and of all time. For the price of 10 cents, audiences enjoyed artists such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Jordan, Louis Armstrong and Cab Calloway all viewed through a special machine called a 'Panoram,' or movie jukebox. Not only were these unique class...
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TCM Celebrates Legendary Hollywood Stars This August

June 28th, 2006 2:32pm EDT
John Wayne
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) struts its stuff in August with the annual Summer Under the Stars festival, a month-long celebration during which each day is dedicated to one of Hollywood’s most enduring personalities. This year’s festival is bigger than ever, with more than 400 movies and specials featuring 31 top stars.

It kicks off Monday, August 1, with a tribute to legendary actress Angela Lansbury, who sits down with TCM host Robert Osborne to discuss her life and career in a one-hour Private Screenings interview. Though perhaps best known today as author and sleuth Jessica Fletch...
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Nearly 8 Hours of Music Featured on MGM Musicals Anthology; Out April 25

April 17th, 2006 12:20pm EDT
Singin In The Rain
Movie music fans rejoiced in 1995 when Turner Classic Movies Music and Rhino Movie Music partnered for an exhaustive five disc collection featuring indelible musical performances from MGM's golden age. A decade and more than 200 classic movie soundtrack releases later, Turner/Rhino revisits the centerpiece of its successful ongoing partnership to create a truly definitive collection of MGM musical magic.

"That's Entertainment!" The Ultimate Anthology of MGM Musicals" expands the original landmark release with an entire disc of never-before-released music, and uses new technology to up...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 3

April 3rd, 2006 3:10am EDT
Amanda Bynes
Happy Birthday to "She's The Man" star Amanda Bynes (1986), "90210" actress Jennie Garth (1972), Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach (1968), comedic icon Eddie Murphy (1961), "Frasier" actor David Hyde Pierce (1959), prolific screen actor Alec Baldwin (1958), Tie A Yellow Ribbon singer Tony Orlando (1944), Vegas mainstay Wayne Newton (1942), actress Marsha Mason (1942), "Pillow Talk" actress Doris Day (1924), "The Godfather" actor Marlon Brando (1924; d. 2001), and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" author Washington Irving (1783; d. 1859).
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