Posts by Natalie Auxier

Fox Archives: Happy birthday, Jane Russell

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Hollywood star and legend Jane Russell was born on June 21, 1921, and would have been 97 this month. One of her most famous films is the 20th Century Fox Film “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (1953), in which she played Dorothy Shaw alongside her co-star Marilyn Monroe. Jane would go on to make two more pictures…

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21CF Oscars Countdown: Fox Film’s first Best Picture winner, ‘Cavalcade’ (1933), which celebrates its 85th anniversary this year

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In the weeks leading up to the 90th Oscars on Sunday, March 4, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from our 20th Century Fox Archives. This year for the 90th Oscars, 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight have three Best Picture nominees: Fox Searchlight’s “The Shape of Water” and…

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21CF Oscars Countdown: Best Writing winners Valentine Davies and George Seaton for ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ (1947)

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In the weeks leading up to the 90th Oscars on Sunday, March 4, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from our 20th Century Fox Archives.  20th Century Fox has two nominees this year for writing in the Best Original Screenplay category: Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor for “The Shape of Water,” and Martin McDonagh for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,…

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Fox Archives: Biblical epic ‘The Robe’ (1953), ‘The First Picture on the New Miracle Curved Screen!’

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“The Robe,” produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film, was released almost 65 years ago and is famous for being the very first film that was released in the widescreen format CinemaScope. A fun fact about the film: The famous French astronomer and inventor Professor Henri Chrétien’s original Hypergonar anamorphic lenses were used to…

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