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AFI Movie Club: THE THIRD MAN

THE THIRD MAN appears at #57 on AFI’s original list of the greatest American films – and subsequently at #75 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list. The character of Harry Lime – played by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Orson Welles – shows up at #37 on AFI’s list of the greatest screen villains.  Watch Kenneth Branagh…

AFI Movie Club: WHAT A WAY TO GO!

WHAT A WAY TO GO! stars the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award recipient, Shirley MacLaine, and also features Gene Kelly who received the 13th AFI Life Achievement! Watch Demi Moore announce the film:   Movie Trivia about WHAT A WAY TO GO! –DID YOU KNOW publicist-turned-producer Arthur P. Jacobs initially acquired Gwen Davis’ story “I Love Louisa” – the…

AFI Movie Club: BEING THERE

BEING THERE is on AFI’s list of 100 Years…100 Laughs as one of the funniest films to grace the silver screen. Star Shirley MacLaine was honored with the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2012, and the film’s cinematographer, Caleb Deschanel, was a member of the first class at the AFI Conservatory.   Watch Jay Roach announce the…

AFI Movie Club: ROMAN HOLIDAY

ROMAN HOLIDAY is ranked #4 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Passions list of the greatest love stories of all time, and Audrey Hepburn is #3 on AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Stars list of the greatest American screen legends. And both Gregory Peck and director William Wyler were recipients of the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1989…
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