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1. A Lost Mozart Symphony Makes Its Debut In Munich, Germany

Description: The LikeTelevision™ History channel proudly presents, This Day in History - July 1!

2. Born to Win

Description: LikeTelevision's Classic Movie channel is proud to present - Born to Win is a 1971 film about a junkie named J.J. - played by George Segal who tries to turn his tragic life around. ironically, George Segal currently stars in a hit tv show - called Just Shoot Me, ... but I digress... J.J. is a classic urban druggie loser with a tattoo - Born to Win, hence the title. He tries to make one last score with his girlfriend Parm, played by Karen Black. The film also stars Robert DeNiro as an undercover cop, Paula Prentiss as Veronica, J.J.'s ex wife - who is also a junkie, Hector Elizondo as the dealer, Vivian, and Burt Young, as muscle for the criminal element. Burt Young is best known as Adrian's (played by Talia Shire) brother Paulie in the Rocky movies with Sylvester Stallone as the gritty boxer, Rocky Balboa, from Philadelphia.

3. Coffee and Cigarettes

Description: A bunch of interesting, bizarre, and ironic encounters ? all shared with some coffee and cigarettes. Jim Jarmusch wrote and directed the 2003 film which has a wild list of featured talent, including Steven Wright, Roberto Benigni, Steve Buscemi, Cate Blanchett, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, Joie Lee, Cinque Lee, Alfred Molina and Steve Coogan. (and more too). This film is rated R ? so you will have to log in to view.

4. Despotism or Democracy?

Description: LikeTelevision™ proudly presents - Despotism. Here's a question for you - Despotism or Democracy? Which society do you live in? The film was originally created by Encyclopedia Britanica shortly after World War II (1945). We edited the original and trimmed down the total length to make it more enjoyable, and of course, more ironic - given the current world situation, with some oppressive regimes all over the place - and the potential for concern regarding the Patriot Act in the USA. As such - while the original content is quite dated - the metrics used to measure the freedom in a society, remain very valid. Check it out - i think you'll enjoy it.

5. Dubious Lampoonery - Fake News

Description: The LikeTelevision™ movie channel presents Doobious Lampoonery, some short video parodies from a 1977 film called American Raspberry. The list of stars in this film is seemingly endless. Check out IMDB for a full listing. The series - Doobious Lampoonery contains adult situations, course language and some brief nudity. As such, it is recommended for adults only. The fourth clip in this 7 pack is called Fake News. It opens with the news anchor going to his reporter in the field. The most ironic comedy sketch is the news story - where Mr. Dorset (David Speilberg) And Mrs Dorset (Pamela Guest) win their long legal battle, allowing them to abort their child Timmy, up to their fifth year of life. This one is very funny and highly disturbing. The ending is insane. Ouch!

6. James Dean PSA for Driving Safety

Description: James Dean in an ironic PSA (public service announcement) for driving safety with Gig Young. A disinterested Dean tells young kids to drive safely and that the life you might save, could be his. (Dean was killed in a terrible car wreck in his Porsche 550 Spyder, which was a convertible sports car. He had already received a ticket for speeding that same day!) I believe this was made for the California Highway Patrol - probably as part of a plea bargain to get out of another speeding ticket. Dean was killed by a fellow named Turnipseed - see the James Dean Story, a documentary on LikeTelevision, for more on the story.

7. Lady Diana Spencer Marries Prince Charles

Description: The LikeTelevision™ History channel proudly presents, This Day in History - July 29!

8. Oil Is Discovered In Saudi Arabia

Description: The LikeTelevision™ History channel proudly presents, This Day In History - March 15!

9. Picture of Dorian Gray

Description: Set in London, 1886 - The Picture of Dorian Gray is based on the classic novella by Oscar Wilde with the screenplay adapted by Albert Lewin,who was also the director of this classic. The film won an Oscar in 1946 for Best Cinematography (Harry Stradling, Jr.) and is an interesting combination of richly contrasted Black and White - with a few scenes of the picture in technocolor. An excellent movie - especially if you are familiar with the legal troubles of Oscar Wilde, and have read the story

10. Scarlet Pimpernel, The

Description: LikeTelevision™ presents - The Scarlet Pimpernel starring Leslie Howard as Sir Percy Blakeney, Merle Oberon as Lady Marguerite, Nigel Bruce as the Prince of Wales, and Raymond Massey as the evil Chauvelin. Based on the classic literary work by Baroness Orczy - the movie is delightful screen adaptation of the story of Sir Percy Blakeney, a foppish fool in the English aristocracy who is secretly a courageous hero that saves some French aristocrats from Reign of Terror. Using guile, wit and an endless array of cunning disguises - the Scarlet Pimpernel (Sir Percy) becomes an unlikely hero who is hunted by the dastardly Chauvelin (Raymond Massey), who wants to introduce the Pimpernel to the Guillotine.

11. Snows of Kilimanjaro, The

Description: LikeTelevision™ proudly presents - The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Leo G. Carroll and Ava Gardner in the film adaptation of the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Directed by Henry King, this movie tells the story of a famous Amercian writer Harry Street who is dying from a leg infection in Tanzania, near the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. He recalls the high and low points of his life, especially his former lover named Cynthia Green, played by Ava Gardner. This movie was nominated for 2 Oscars in 1953 - Best Art Direction-Set Direction, Color and Best Cinematography, Color.

12. Spy in Black

Description: The LikeTelevision™ Movie channel proudly presents Spy in Black - a dark episonage thriller starring Conrad Veidt as Captain Hardt, the German U-Boat spy trying to infiltrate a top secret British naval base in the Orkney Isles. Enjoy the many plot twists and ironies of this classic war movie.

13. Winston Churchill Knighted

Description: The LikeTelevision™ History channel proudly presents, This Day in History - April 24!

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