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Community Loan Fund Marks 30th Business Anniversary

Congratulations to the Community Loan Fund on its 30th business anniversary! Located in Albany, NY, the Community Loan Fund connects “socially concerned individuals and institutions to build a healthier local economy and community, by making low-cost flexible loans to social … Continue reading

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Snyder Printer Marks 120th Business Anniversary

On October 24, 1895, Walter Snyder opened a printing business in Troy, NY. The company witnessed the evolution of printing from wood type to linotype and digital printing. On October 24, 2015, Snyder Printer marked its 120th business anniversary. Today, … Continue reading

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Bennett Contracting — From the Beginning

Time Warner Cable News reporter Jon Dougherty tells Bennett Contracting’s story of beginning as a plumbing shop in 1915, expanding into heating and insulation services in the 1970s and evolving into the Capital District’s oldest and largest full-service home remodeling … Continue reading

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Celebrating 7th Anniversary of National Record Store Day

If, like me, you are a vinyl record enthusiast, today is our day to celebrate the 7th anniversary of National Record Store Day (http://www.recordstoreday.com). The official commemoration began in 2007 as a way to acknowledge the unique culture of independently owned record … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movies Celebrates 20th Business Anniversary

One strategy for celebrating a business anniversary is offering special business anniversary promotional packages tied to the anniversary year. That’s what Turner Classic Movies (www.TCM.com) did for its 20th anniversary in 2014: Offered 20 free nationwide screenings of the film … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind’s 75th Anniversary: The Script Saga, Part 3

David O. Selznick and Victor Fleming arrived at Ben Hecht’s house early one morning. They spirited Hecht away in Selznick’s car, and on the way to the studio they came to terms: Selznick would pay Hecht $15,000 for one week’s … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind’s 75th Anniversary: The Script Saga, Part 2

Since screen writer and playwright Sidney Howard’s original effort, Gone With the Wind‘s script had been changed by numerous pens. David O. Selznick had resorted to printing revised pages on different shades of colored paper in an effort to keep track … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind’s 75th Anniversary: Ashley’s Farewell

Following the February 13, 1939 joint statement that George Cukor was leaving the production and that David O. Selznick was seeking a new director for Gone With the Wind, some on-set loose ends remained. Three scenes were in the midst of production: Rhett’s … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind’s 75th Anniversary: Filming “The Birth of Melanie’s Baby”

On February 8, 1939, George Cukor directed Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland and Butterfly McQueen in “The Birth of Melanie’s Baby” sequence. “Don’t try to be brave, Melly,” Scarlett tells her. “Yell all you want to. There’s nobody to hear.” Prissy advises … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind’s 75th Anniversary: The Paris Hat Sequence

On February 6, 1939, George Cukor directed Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable in the “Paris Hat” sequence. This scene mirrored the novel’s action with: Scarlett proposing to cover the hat with crepe and dyeing the feather black so she can … Continue reading

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