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The 5 Best Performances of Gloria Grahame, Film Noir Icon

I’m not sure what film marked my introduction to the classic Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, but I remember the emotions that bubbled up within me watching her for the first time: a blend of admiration, awe, and lust. Grahame is the subject of the biopic Film Stars Don’t Die in ... More »
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