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Cary Grant and Sophia Loren “The Dance” – Extremely Romantic from Houseboat

Cary Grant and Sophia Loren “The Dance” – Extremely Romantic from Houseboat Houseboat is a 1958 Technicolor romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer, Paul Petersen, Charles Herbert, and Mimi Gibson. The movie was directed by Melville Shavelson, who also directed the original version of Yours, Mine and Ours (1968). The love […]

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Lesson in Italian Sausage & Salami Making –

Lesson in Italian Sausage & Salami Making – Sausage making is a logical outcome of efficient butchery. Traditionally, sausage makers would salt various tissues and organs such as scraps, organ meats, blood, and fat to help preserve them. They would then stuff them into tubular casings made from the cleaned intestines of the animal, producing […]

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The Italian Americans

The Italian Americans The culture the Italian immigrants brought with them was generally not the high Italian culture of Dante and Michelangelo, but the culture of the region or village from which they came. These individual but related cultures established the basis of contemporary Italian American culture. A University of Chicago study of fifteen ethnic […]

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Italian Emigrants – New Orleans

Italian Emigrants – New Orleans * New Orleans has a historical Italian-American population. As of 2004 those of Italian descent were the largest ethnic group in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area since they numbered around 250,000. * Join us on THE NEXT PAGE for the Video

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Chazz Palminteri – The Bronx Tale – Justice is Served

Chazz Palminteri  Bronx Tale  “Justice is Served” A Bronx Tale is an autobiographical one-man show written and performed by (Cologero) Chazz Palminteri. This bar scene has to do with the concept of “getting what you deserve”. That there is a price to pay for not keeping your word. This Movie is actually about “Values” and in the […]

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Dean Martin and Edward R. Murrow Person to Person 1958

Dean Martin and Edward R. Murrow Person to Person interview from 1958 * Person to Person was a popular television program in the United States that originally ran from 1953 to 1961. Edward R. Murrow hosted the series from its inception in 1953 until 1959, interviewing celebrities in their homes from a comfortable chair in his […]

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Spectacular Sophia and Magnificent Marcello Mastroanni

Spectacular Sophia and Magnificent Marcello Mastroanni – Back when movies were made for adults, there was no better, no more handsome, a screen couple than Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni. Watch any of their films (they made twelve together in all!) and you are instantly transported to an era of class and dignity. They were […]

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