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Movies 101

Movies 101: "Blonde" and "Dead for a Dollar"

Every generation of movie fans has its favorite era of filmmaking, often the very one it inhabits. Some of us, though, look to the past. This week Dan Webster, Mary Pat Treuthart and Nathan Weinbender discuss a pair of movies that, each in its own way, pays tribute to the past. The first is “Blonde,” an artistic – to some controversial – look at the life and career of the actress Marilyn Monroe. The second is “Dead for a Dollar,” which is a tribute to the school of the B-western.