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How Edith Wilson Won an Oscar

A thin man, about 5 feet 11 inches tall with a high forehead, high cheekbones and a long, thin nose upon which sat rimless glasses, Woodrow Wilson had the air of a stubborn academic not a silver screen hero. Nonetheless, in 1944 the famous film producer and head of 20th Century Fox, Darryl F. Zanuck,… Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre to host jazz documentary screening

New Haven once had a great local jazz scene, one featuring iconic performers sharing their unique musical talents. Time, changing tastes, urban renewal and other things has since made that scene a fond, distant memory. Those memories are preserved in the documentary Unsung Heroes, which will be screened at Long Wharf Theatre Monday, Sept. 27… Continue reading →

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