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Rocky Marciano Interview (Part 3) – with Nat King Cole & Jimmy Durante 1961

Rocky Marciano Interview (Part 3) – with Nat King Cole & Jimmy Durante 1961 * This is rare footage of an interview with Rocky Marciano. His guests that day included Nat King Cole and Jimmy Durante. This is a very interesting piece of film from back in the day. Three gentlemen just talking to each […]

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Annette Funicello and Robin Leach – Interview

Annette Funicello and Robin Leach Interview   * Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an Italian-American actress and singer. Annette Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to […]

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The Godfather – Diane Keaton spills a secret about the making of the Godfather

The Godfather Diane Keaton spills a secret about the making of the Godfather * The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on Mario Puzo‘s best-selling novel of the same name. It stars Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as the leaders of a fictional New York crime family. The story, spanning 1945 to 1955, chronicles […]

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Dad – 10 Common Sense Things my Father taught Me about Everyday Life Copy

Dad 10 Common Sense Things My Father taught Me about Everyday Life   DAD   Thank God for Dad. He didn’t talk much in fact the times we communicated were usually playing golf together or watching sports. But he taught me a lot by example or by simple explanation. Take a moment and see if […]

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Italian Card Game – Sette Mezzo – Seven and a Half

  Italian Card Game Seven & a Half  Sette Mezzo    This is the game we used to play on New Years Eve with all the family as we waited for the ball to drop.  Do you remember or did your family ever play this game? It is actually a version of black jack that […]

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Italy – The Healthiest Country in the World

Italy The Healthiest Country in the World * When it comes to living a long life, Italy is the place to be. The high-heeled boot surrounded by five seas is ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health Indexof 163 countries.     A baby born in Italy can expect to live to be […]

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Where you’re from, according to what you call a sub sandwich

In this rich tapestry of a nation, people can call sub sandwiches whatever they want and it’ll be completely, 100% kosher (in the metaphorical sense — about 1% of these sandwiches are actually kosher). Of course, that doesn’t stop the terminology you use from revealing a whole lot about your backstory every time you order […]

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Coppola’s Notebook on ‘The Godfather’

~ The Godfather ~   Francis Coppola explains how he adapted the original novel by Mario Puzo. Coppola shows (for the first time) his original “prompt book” containing all of his notes and observations that would be used to plan the screenplay and production design of the now classic film. An intimate look inside the […]

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Nonna / Grandmom – 10 Priceless lessons we learned from Her

Nonna / Grandmom 10 Priceless Lessons we Learned from Her See if you agree with our list of 10  * Whether you knew it as Nonna’s or Grandmom’s House it was the place we all loved. She was the cog around which the wheel turned.   Lessons Learned with Her Last Forever * #1. Sharing […]

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10 “Italians” that are Household Names

10 “Italians” that are Household Names These are people of Italian decent that would have been or are recognized pretty much anywhere on earth. * Sophia Loren Sophia Loren born Sofia Villani Scicolone is quite possibly the most recognizable Italian of all time   Aside from an Academy Award, she has won a Grammy Award, five special […]

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