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The Disneyland Story (1954)

Back in December TCM announced Treasures From the Disney Vault, a regular series and collaboration with the Walt Disney Company blending Disney and classic films into each company’s respective wheelhouse. Long-time readers of the site know my affinity for all things Disney – if you don’t, read all the entries in my Journeys in the Disney…

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Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)

My adoration of child star Margaret O’Brien is well-documented on this blog, some would call it creepy. Yet there’s something about her precociousness and wide-eyed wonder that seems angelic without being flawless (à la St. Shirley). This film, with a script by future blacklist victim Dalton Trumbo, was one of several films O’Brien made in the…