A look back at a controversial classic movie

Steve & Ted
Tuesday, December 12th

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" came out in theaters 50 years ago today


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He apparently learned how to build a pipe bomb on online and plan to use it. In the name of crisis. He came to the US from Bangladesh and lived in Brooklyn. Fox's Todd pyro is outside the bombers home. I had a mullah lived here in Brooklyn after into the US in 2011 from Bangladesh on a chain migration visa it preferential visa available for those with family. Here in the US for the wasn't licensed cab driver from march when he twelfth to march when he fifteen but. His taxi limo license was not renewed after 2050. Law enforcement said willow was inspired by our faces but did not appear to have direct contact with the group. And likely acted alone reports say the 27 year old was upset with the way Muslims have been treated by the US and by recent Israeli actions in Gaza. Good luck he's reported to be hospitalized in serious condition after suffering burns when the device went off. 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Tensions are rising with North Korea over that nation's nuclear weapons program and its threats to new the United States but former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman may be the one to calm things down Rodman which traveled several times to North Korean considers himself president Kim Jong wounds friend is offering to broker better relations with the basketball match between the two nations but to make things fair the American team wouldn't be made up of towering NBA players they'd be fielded with people from Guam. Gary Baumgarten Fox News. Hey Unisys news time now 834 ST content in the morning and at the time of the day when we. Check out the entertainment usually tells the polar written but bird this morning dead on another big name accused of sexual harassment. Very would tell high stepping down from both this company and ABC's that you for an indefinite period allocate those surges to the curb. 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Guillermo del toros Cold War era fairy tale the shape of water leave the Golden Globe nominations with seven nuns following close behind is Steven Spielberg's drama the post with six nods Ridley Scott's drama all the money in the world with Christopher Plummer who replaced Kevin Spacey amid allegations of sexual misconduct was nominated for best supporting actor. One surprise that big sick written by Carmel nines Yani and Emily B Gordon was snubbed leading the television nominees to slime ball and pound people was named to text. The HBO drama big little lies with 69. Jacqueline Carl Fox News. Fox's actually do work and sits down with Star Wars the last tonight director Brian Johnson. And actor mark Hammel. When Star Wars the last Jenna I premieres in theaters December 15 it will mark the final on screen appearance by Carrie Fisher as princess lay up Fisher died last December after finishing filmmaker director Ryan Johnson spoke about her performance and how he hopes her role in the film he's tribute to the actress I think it's a. Beautiful tribute to her I think she's gorgeous in the movie and I think she's gives a beautiful performance I hope it'll mean something for the fans. Her costar and friend mark Hamel shared in addition to being sentimental he is reminded of Fisher's famous sense of humor. I'm terribly sad enough I don't wanna try and sugar coated although I do know her well enough to say that she would want us to be laughing. And even mocking her. Sure to be emotional and powerful appearance especially for longtime fans of the Star Wars universe and a the iconic role Carrie Fisher created actually divorced in. Fox News. 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In birthdays today and I don't know the still playing. At all. So let's take a look at what's going on now let's we gotta look good movie anniversary today came out in Wichita movie theaters fifty years ago on this day. Guess who's coming off to dinner. Great film great film directed by one of my favorite directors Stanley Kramer. Corset and Dennis Spencer Tracy and his finals on screen old Sydney plot DA right when he was at his hottest. As an actor Katherine Hepburn one of the greats of the cinemas well and Katharine Hepburn niece that's hot right playing the young girl. And of course dealing with the racial issues that we're very prominent in America at that time Guess Who's Coming to Dinner seems to. Make eye infection that you Matt yeah. A big impression that would not uphold it. I I you trying upon it now of course I'm not trying to off me you know his father's an ailment. Retired now lives in Los Angeles found do you suppose a colored me. Reduce disarm with all the qualities to address. You'll find out this evening the. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. That is a classic line right there. This movie came out at a time. When interracial marriage was still illegal in seventeen. US states now out of this wasn't movies it was really pushing buttons. They wants a very very Lucille. The very interesting topic that I'm going on at that time. And of course the movie evolved to not only were. More than it was another daughter dating a black man they were engaged. They'll meet this ever occurred used that this might happen. They'll never occurred to me. Once. What can you tell me your reaction how do you feel about. I don't know lagged I I was shaken it Frist I still am I supposed but not serious they mean what they say both of them. They know what it delay. No they may mean what they're saying I accept that but they don't know what they're doing I won't accept that. Interesting couple out movies at the person behind Tracy isn't isn't dame newspaperman executive. And a real liberal yet and this really. That intelligence is total it was a shot his world interesting movie it's it's still resonates and has a lot of great things to talk about. This and of course Spencer Tracy gives his final role as we mentioned he was really ill during this. The filming this movie he died two and a half weeks after they've wrapped that film. Catherine Hepburn never saw the completed film he says memories of working with Tracy downs for it to run painful in our. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner came out in Wichita movie theaters fifteen years ago on this day. Entertainment news on the blurs but you are good friends at pizza and John's in donated they've been in business since 1969 conservative tasty pizza Monday through Saturday. 11 AM to 10 PM right there on 208 south Baltimore office K fifteen. 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