The Reel Deal: Mickey: The Story of a Mouse

In 1928, when he was involved in a legal tussle with Universal Pictures, Walt Disney lost the rights to his cartoon creation Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

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Sixties Flashback: Sometimes a Dragon is Just a Dragon

In 1959, Brooklynite Lenny Lipton was a 19-year-old sophomore at New York’s Cornell University.

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King Tut and Boris Karloff

On Nov. 26, 1922, British archeologist Howard Carter discovered the long-buried Egyptian tomb of King Tut. The tomb had been sealed for more than 3,000 years.

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Tinseltown Talks: Remembering Yvonne De Carlo at 100

Due for release this fall, the Rob Zombie-produced, -written, and -directed film The Munsters seems like an appropriate pre-Halloween offering but will almost certainly be a “love it or loathe it” experience for fans of the beloved ’60s TV series on which the new production is based.

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Halloween is Here — Are You Ready?

Trick-or-treating is about to commence. Here are some fun facts to share while you’re handing out candy:

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today: ‘Garden Party’

I went to a garden party

To reminisce with my old friends

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Radio Days and Arthur Godfrey Time

National Radio Day is Aug. 20. Radio has played an important role in American history with live broadcasts of presidential speeches, war coverage, commentary, and other live news.

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The Reel Deal: Hocus Pocus 2

After taking eight long years to develop and film the story, Disney’s Hocus Pocus appeared in theaters as a 1993 fantasy/comedy/horror offering.

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today: ‘You Don’t Mess Around with Jim’

In Jim Croce’s brief career — he died at age 30 in a 1973 Louisiana plane crash — Croce released five Top 10 singles, the first of which was one of the best story songs of modern times.

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