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Lizabeth Scott, Sultry Film Noir Actress, Dead At 92

Lizabeth Scott, who was a brilliantly dark film noir actress and singer with a comedic streak, died January 31st in Los Angeles. She died of congestive heart failure, according to her friend. Lizabeth Scott was born Emma Matzo on Sept. 29, 1922, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Her father owned a store there and she studied music throughout her school days. Matzo …

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Lizabeth Scott, Film Noir Actress, Dies At 92

Lizabeth Scott, who was an actress in the 40’s and 50’s in the dark film noir genre, died of heart failure on January 31st in Los Angeles. She was 92. Lizabeth Scott was actually born Emma Matzo on Sept. 29, 1922, in Scranton, Pa., where her father owned a store. Throughout her childhood Lizabeth Scott studied music until she graduated …

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Maltese Falcon Statue Sells for $4 Million

The bird statue used as a prop in the 1941 film noir “The Maltese Falcon” sold for a record $4 million on Monday, during an auction of famous movie props and memorabilia. “The Maltese Falcon” was directed by John Huston, and stars Humphrey Bogart as womanizing private investigator Sam Spade, and Mary Astor as his “femme fatale” client. The Warner …

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