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1. ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday May 10, 2006 The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...

2. . ..Presenting Elmer C. Rhoden: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Elmer C. Rhoden: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month November//1947 Illustration and biographical article about Elmer Rhoden, "president of the American Golden Saddle Horse Association. ..probably the world's best-known breeder of gaited horses," and "chairman of the 1947...

3. 10th Street, East from Wyandotte 10th Street, East from Wyandotte Postcard of 10th Street, East from Wyandotte

4. A Chronicle of Freedom A Chronicle of Freedom February 19, 2012 In-depth interview of Emiel Cleaver, son of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and former KC mayor. His film, called "Freedom Is Now," is about "Kansas City's oldest and most powerful African-American political...

5. A Civil Action A Civil Action November/18-23/1999 Describes the making of the movie "Ride With the Devil", directed by Ang Lee, filmed in the Kansas City area.

6. A Hollywood Homecoming A Hollywood Homecoming June 12, 2005 Article about the movie ''Lenexa 1 Mile'' directed by Shawnee Mission West graduate Jason Wiles. Discusses filming at Kelly's Westport Inn and Wiles' acting career.

7. A Kansas City Novelty Figures Importantly in History of Movies A Kansas City Novelty Figures Importantly in History of Movies September/20/1939 Photo and article about Oscar Weisner, the last surviving member in 1939 of the former Hale's Tours movie shows produced by former Kansas City fire chief George Hale. Description of the shows, debuting...

8. A Look at New York: Kansas Citian Has a Hit on Broadway A Look at New York: Kansas Citian Has a Hit on Broadway January/22/1969 Photo and biographical article about native Kansas Citian Burt Bacharach, a composer for motion pictures and popular and classical music. Description of his nationally prominent career and early life in...

9. A Reel World: A Glimpse at Film Director Robert Altman A Reel World: A Glimpse at Film Director Robert Altman Winter//1997 Biography of Hollywood movie director Robert Altman, a native Kansas Citian, describing his maverick style and career with his latest ("Kansas City," about the local jazz scene in the 1930s) and first...

10. A Weekend of Robert Altman A Weekend of Robert Altman April 13, 2007 A film festival from April 27-29, 2007, in honor of the late Kansas City film director Robert Altman, will be held at the Screenland Granada Theatre in Kansas City, Kansas. Altman-directed movies to be...

11. Across Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows Across Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows January-February//1981 Photos and biographical article about Jack Oakie (~1904-1978), a movie comedian born in Sedalia, Missouri, as Lewis Offield. Description of his life and career, selling newspapers during high school in...

12. Action on the Greater Kansas City Film Scene Front Action on the Greater Kansas City Film Scene Front November 1, 2006 Review of how the greater Kansas City area is becoming a major player in the production of feature films. Look out Hollywood!

13. Adaptive Reuse: A Case Study--New Uses for Old Movie Houses Adaptive Reuse: A Case Study--New Uses for Old Movie Houses April-May//1979 Article about the adaptive reuse of many of Kansas City's earliest movie theaters, including the Uptown, Warwick, Gillham, Plaza, Regent, Colonial, Lyric, and Waldo Theaters, with photo of the Uptown.

14. AMC Entertainment AMC Entertainment 1985-1994 Newspaper clippings on the AMC Entertainment movie theater company founded and based in Kansas City by the late Stan Durwood.

15. AMC Going Public AMC Going Public December 12, 2006 Less than two years after going private, Kansas city-based AMC Entertainment Inc., the nation's second-largest movie exhibitor, is making plans to offer publicly traded shares again." About 260 people...

16. And in This Corner... And in This Corner... March 5, 2009 Review of "The Black Athlete on Film," an exhibit of posters for black sports movies at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Includes color photographs of some of the posters.

17. As a Child Actor Here, He Got a Start toward Broadway As a Child Actor Here, He Got a Start toward Broadway November/11/1951 Photos and biographical article about Ernest Truex (1889-1973), a movie and television actor starting out as a child actor in the play "Quo Vadis" at "the old Auditorium Theater in Kansas City" around...

18. Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope March 3, 2011 Michael Oher, the Baltimore Ravens football player made famous in the movie "The Blind Side," was the keynote speaker at the 50th annual Greater Kansas City Area Mayors' Prayer Breakfast, March 2, 2011....

19. B Shoot B Shoot Spring//1976 Photos and article about the recent (ca. 1960s-1970s) history of movie-making of "B" films in Kansas City, focusing on the experiences of producer-director Lamar Card in shooting the 1976 movie "The Student...

20. Ball Busters Ball Busters September 8-14, 2005 Article profiles Kansas City area filmmakers Kevin Willmott (a University of Kansas faculty member) and Rick Cowan (a native of Macon, Missouri and graduate of Northwest Missouri State Univeristy). Their...