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Spike Lee Cohort Slams White-dominated Studios

26th January 2012

Days after Spike Lee's obscenity-laced tirade against Hollywood studio executives at the Sundance Film Festival ("They know nothing about black people. Nothing!"), his co-producer and co-writer of Red Hook Summer has accused those same executives...

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Mo'nique's Gown Tribute To Oscars History Maker Mcdaniel

8th March 2010

Oscar winner MO'NIQUE had a very special reason for wearing a blue gown to the Academy Awards on Sunday night (07Mar10) - actress HATTIE MCDANIEL wore the same-coloured dress to the 1940 event, when she...

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Lee Questions Clooney's Acceptance Speech

20th March 2006

Director SPIKE LEE has criticised GEORGE CLOONEY for highlighting GONE WITH THE WIND actress HATTIE MCDANIEL's Oscar triumph in 1933 as an example of Hollywood's "forward-thinking". While accepting his Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor...

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Oscar Winner Mcdaniel Honoured With Stamp

24th January 2006

Late GONE WITH THE WIND star HATTIE McDANIEL is to be honoured with her own US postage stamp. The Oscar winner's nephew EDGAR GOFF and grandniece KIM GOFF-CREWS will join Hollywood Mayor JOHNNY GRANT...

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De Havilland's Private Oscar Tears

2nd December 2004

Silver screen icon OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND sobbed privately after missing out on a Best Actress OSCAR for GONE WITH THE WIND, because she feared too much emotion would make her seem racist. De Havilland...

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