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63rd Venice Film Festival was opened on August 30th. Just to give you an idea of what it is going to happen, here are some headlines and useful information about the Film Festival… Organized by the Venice Biennale, the Festival will be held – as always – on the Venice Lido from August 30th to September 9th, 2006. The opening ceremony will be hosted by Italian actress Isabella Ferrari and will be followed by the world premiere of Brian De Palma’s The Black Dahlia, that screens in competition. Four international juries will assign the official awards of the Festival: the…

Cinecon 46-The 46th edition of the Classic Film Festival played the Egyptian Theatre (American Cinematheque) September 2-6. For lovers of classic Hollywood, silent film and slapstick there is no better place to spend the Labor Day weekend. Film buffs, film collectors and collectors of memorabilia come from all over the country. A floor of the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel is devoted to dealers, all organized by Dan Schwartz (Movie Collectibles Etc.) The highlight of Schwartz’s collectibles at this years show was Fatty Arbuckle’s original make-up kit, which Schwartz bought from Eric Stogo who acquired it from Arbuckle’s first wife, Minta Durfee.…

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