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Day 18: Freddie Bartholomew

The Summer Under the Stars spotlight is on the great child actor, Freddie Bartholomew. If you aren’t familiar with his films, today is your chance!

  • Joel Williams is back with a look at Freddie in Captains Courageous with When Men Cry at the Movies.
  • Judy at Movie Classics joins in on the blogathon fun with her take on David Copperfield
  • Cliff from Immortal Ephemera with a short post on the TCM schedule for Bartholomew. Cliff has been researching Bartholomew for the past 2 years. To date, he has written the most complete, most accurate biography on the actor. This week Cliff completely rewrote this biography, including new information. For other works on Bartholomew’s career, Immortal Ephemera is the definitive source.
  • Dusty Somers with Cinema Sentries reviews Bartholomew in Kidnapped.

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Jill Blake

Jill Blake is the owner of the classic film website Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence. She is also a co-founder and editor of the film site The Black Maria and film editor at CC2K. In 2012, she was interviewed on-air by Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz. In 2013, she was a featured guest on the TCM podcast. In her spare time Jill is a stay-at-home mom, wife, fried okra connoisseur, and the neighborhood’s own L.B. Jeffries.


Carley (@MissCarley)

oh. WOW. just wow. Cliff’s piece at Immortal Ephemera is superlative. Anyone who has ever wondered “what happened to cute little Freddy Bartholomew” NEEDS to read this.

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