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2013 tcm SUTS Blogathon Day 7: Fred MacMurray

Welcome to DAY SEVEN of the 2013 TCM Summer Under the Stars blogathon! (Has it been a week already?)

Today we will spotlight bloggers who will spotlight Fred MacMurray!

First, a little MacMurray trivia … According to IMDb AND Wikipedia (so it must be DOUBLY true), Fred MacMurray was the first person named a Disney Legend. The designation is the equivalent to being named to a Disney-specific Hall of Fame. Other Disney Legends include Julie Andrews, Glynis Johns, Angela Lansbury, Kurt Russell, and Phil Collins.

SUTS and Oscar: Fred MacMurray was never nominated for an Oscar.

Now onto the blogging!

Fred MacMurray Double Indemnity SUTS LTBX

Up first, The Metzinger Sisters at Silver Scenes look at MacMurray’s Walt Disney Years.

John from Twenty Four Frames makes his Blogathon debut with an excellent essay on the Richard Quine’s Pushover, starring Fred MacMurray

Jessica from Jess in a Yellow Dress returns with a look at one of her favorite Fred MacMurray performances.

And over at The Moviola, Drew offers his analysis on Double Indemnity.

Check back soon for some great posts!

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  1. August 7, 2013 at 14:31

    We here at Team Bartilucci HQ love Fred MacMurray because he was not only a swell guy, he had range, big-time! “Naughty Fred” roles ranged from dark, dangerous, to sometimes just a plain old heel, like in DOUBLE INDEMNITY, THE APARTMENT, and THE CAINE MUTINY. He should’ve gotten Oscar nominations for those performances. Then again, there’s much to be said to being a swell guy in real life, which Fred was, bless him!

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