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This Day in Film History:
March 20


1943:

MGM's cartoon Dumb Hounded, directed by Tex Avery, is released. First appearance of Droopy.

1952:

Humphrey Bogart wins the Academy Award for Best Actor for The African Queen. It is the only time he'll ever win the prestigious trophy.

1954:

Spoiler for the movie Hoosiers (swipe below to read):
Tiny Milan High School defeats Muncie Central for the Indiana State basketball championship. Milan was the model for Hickory High School in the movie Hoosiers.
Courtesy: Indiana High School Athetic Association

1957:

Spike Lee is born Shelton Lee in Atlanta, Georgia.

1958:

Oscar winner Holly Hunter is born in Conyers, Georgia.

1992:

The Paul Verhoeven/Joe Eszterhas festering cauldron of controversy Basic Instinct opens on 1,567 screens.





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This Day in Film History had absolutely nothing to do with the production of the movie Holy Man.
     


 
 

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