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Aug 08
2021

Our second Scan Sunday contains a wild ride throughout the 1980s with reviews and articles on “Silkwood”, “Falling in Love”, “Plenty”, “Out of Africa”, “Heartburn”, “Ironweed” and “A Cry in the Dark”. Among the highlights of this update is a wonderful cover from the French Le Figaro (1983) and a lenghty article and pictorial on “Out of Africa” from the French Premiere Magazine. As always, many thanks to Alvaro for the contributions. Enjoy reading and have a wonderful Sunday.


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Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1989 – Mademoiselle (USA, June 1989)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1989 – Story (Netherlands, May 1989)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1989 – New Idea (Australia, April 29, 1989)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1988 – Kino (Germany, December 1988)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1988 – Time Magazine (USA, November 14, 1988)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1988 – Mademoiselle (USA, November 1988)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1988 – Premiere (France, September 1988)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1988 – Movie Magazine (Australia, March 1988)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1987 – Time Magazine (USA, December 21, 1987)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1986 – Time Magazine (USA, August 04, 1986)

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Aug 01
2021

Over the last couple of weeks, my friend and frequent site contributor Alvaro has shared yet another treasure trove of old articles with interviews and reviews, ranging from 1976 to 2021. As I didn’t want to make just one update and send them out in one big chunk, I rediscovered a nice alternative I used a couple of years ago – the Scan Sunday. From this week on, every Sunday will feature a scan update with a slice from these new scanned articles. This will keep us entertained for a couple of months :-) We start today with scans from 1976 to 1983, covering her early theatre work in New York to reviews for her formative years with “Kramer vs. Kramer”, “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” and econcluding somewhere between “Sophie’s Choice” and “Still of the Night”. For a complete list of updates, have a look at the list below. Enjoy reading.


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Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Veronica (Netherlands, January 1983)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Premiere (France, January 1983)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Time Magzine (USA, December 13, 1982)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Rolling Stone (USA, December 09, 1982)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Time Magazine (USA, November 22, 1982)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Time Magazine (USA, May 17, 1982)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Le Figaro (France, February 06, 1982)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Vanity Fair (USA, January 1982)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Veronica (Netherlands, November 1981)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 1976 – Veronica (Netherlands, October 1981)

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Jun 05
2021

Whenever I plan to post “a couple of old pictures” and go through my files to see if there’s something else, I come up with a couple dozen of pictures that have never made it to the archives before. I have no idea where they were all hiding, but I’m glad to share those new additions with you. Updates go back as early as 1980 with appearances at the Academy Awards Luncheon for “Kramer vs. Kramer” and the Obie Awards, a bunch of press conferences throughout the 1980s for “Silkwood” and “A Cry in the Dark” and some lesser-publicised appearances in the late 1990s, including the Telluride and Toronto Film festivals. For a complete list of updates, have a look at the previews below. Enjoy the pictures and have a nice weekend everybody.


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Public Appearances – 2000 – 72nd Annual Academy Awards – Arrivals
Public Appearances – 2000 – 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards – Arrivals
Public Appearances – 1999 – “Music of the Heart” Premiere
Public Appearances – 1999 – VH1 Concert of the Century
Public Appearances – 1999 – Net Aid Concert
Public Appearances – 1999 – 9th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards
Public Appearances – 1999 – “One True Thing” Press Conference (Paris)
Public Appearances – 1999 – 71st Annual Academy Awards – Arrivals
Public Appearances – 1999 – 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Public Appearances – 1999 – 49th Berlin Film Festival – Berlinale Kamera Reception
Public Appearances – 1999 – 49th Berlin Film Festival – “One True Thing” Press Conference
Public Appearances – 1999 – “Dancing at Lughnasa” Premiere (Rome)
Public Appearances – 1998 – Motion Picture Club Luncheon
Public Appearances – 1998 – Walk of Fame Ceremony
Public Appearances – 1998 – “One True Thing” Premiere (Los Angeles)

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May 18
2021

We can count ourselves quite blessed when it comes to Meryl Streep’s recent appearances – with her fourth and fifth tribute video within four weeks – even though they are “just” online. On Monday, she opened the Physicians for Human Rights Virtual Celebration Gala in honor of health and human rights heroes on May 16. And yesterday, the Virtual Night of Covenant House Stars took place, as previously reported. As they write for the tribute segment, “our young people at Covenant House have incredible star power. And their light shines even more brightly when their stories are shared by Hollywood’s finest: Morgan Freeman, Meryl Streep, and Jon Hamm. Listen in as these great actors share letters from Elijah, Stephanie, and Allan in New Orleans, Georgia, and Missouri, respectively, youth who are taking the next steps in their lives toward becoming an artist, a parent, and a computer tech expert”. This segment is introduced by the iconic Dionne Warwick and performed by Broadway superstar Stephanie J. Block. Both videos, as well as screencaptures have been added to the archives.

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Video Archive – Miscellaneous – Virtual Night of Covenant House Stars (2021)
Video Archive – Miscellaneous – Physicians for Human Rights Virtual Celebration (2021)
Photo Gallery – TV & Online Appearances – Virtual Night of Covenant House Stars (May 17, 2021)
Photo Gallery – TV & Online Appearances – Physicians for Human Rights Virtual Celebration (May 16, 2021)

May 02
2021

On April 29, Meryl Streep – who is a Honorary Event Co-chair – joined the 18th edition of Poetry & The Creative Mind to read three selected poems: “Poetry” by Marianne Moore, “To The Magazine” by Mary Ruefle and “Take the I Out” by Sharon Olds. The event was held virtually with appearances by Elizabeth Alexander, Lauren Ambrose, John Darnielle, Terrance Hayes, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, Samin Nosrat, Sandra Oh, Jason Reynolds and Sarah Sze. You can watch Meryl’s appearance below or in the video archive. Screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery.

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Video Archive – Miscellaneous – 18th Annual Poetry & The Creative Mind (2021)
Photo Gallery – TV & Online Appearances – 18th Annual Poetry & The Creative Mind (April 29, 2021)

Apr 17
2021

A couple of new magazine scans have been added to the photo gallery, featuring four new cover stories. Meryl has graced the covers of the German EPD Film, the Polish Forbes Women, the Czech TV Star, as well as the latest issue of Closer, featuring a reader’s poll of America’s 25 favorite actresses of all time. For a complete list of new additions, check the previews below. Many thanks to Marci and Alvaro for submitting these great finds.


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Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 2021 – Closer (USA, April 19, 2021)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 2021 – TV Star (Czech Republic, March 29, 2021)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 2021 – Forbes Women (Poland, March 2021)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 2021 – The Sunday Mail TV Guide (Australia, February 21, 2021)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – 2021 – EPD Film (Germany, January 2021)

Mar 26
2021

Meryl Streep has been featured among the many celebrity guests of Michelle Obama’s “Girl Talk: Knowledge is Our Superpower”: The future of our world is as bright as our girls—and this Thursday, we hope you’ll join Michelle Obama and the Girls Opportunity Alliance as we celebrate young women across the globe. “Girl Talk: Knowledge is Our Superpower” is a one-hour virtual event hosted by POPSUGAR in support of adolescent girls’ education and empowerment. The night is guaranteed to be inspirational, educational, and fun, with interactive Q&As, a musical performance by Kelly Clarkson, and other great guests along the way. Other special guests include: Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Andra Day, Angélique Kidjo, Becky G, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Demi Lovato, Dove Cameron, Ego Nwodim, Julia Roberts, Kristen Bell, Lana Condor, Madison Reyes, Meryl Streep, Millie Bobby Brown, Milo Ventimiglia, Naomi Osaka, Natalie Portman, Orlando Bloom, Shaun Robinson, Shonda Rimes, and Storm Reid. You can watch the full special below – Meryl appears around the 36 minutes mark. Screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery as well.

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Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Girl Talk: Knowledge Is Our Superpower (March 25, 2021)
Video Archive – Miscellaneous – Girl Talk: Knowledge Is Our Superpower (March 25, 2021)

Feb 14
2021

I’ve done some more digging into the archives to bring additional pictures from the ’70s and ’80s to the photo gallery. Among the new additions are pictures from the Academy Awards for “The Deer Hunter”, “Kramer vs. Kramer” and “Sophie’s Choice”, promotional appearances for “The French Lieutenantn’s Woman” and “Silkwood” and Honorary Degree visits to Dartmouth in 1981 and to Yale in 1983. To view all last added pictures, have a look at the list below. Enjoy your Sunday!


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Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1983 – “Silkwood” Press Conference (Los Angeles)
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1983 – Yale Honorary Degree
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1983 – 55th Annual Academy Awards – After-Party
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1983 – 55th Annual Academy Awards – Press Room
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1981 – “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” Photocall
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1981 – Dartmouth Honorary Degree
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1981 – Unknown Event 02
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1980 – 52nd Annual Academy Awards – Press Room
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1980 – 52nd Annual Academy Awards – Arrivals
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1980 – “Kramer vs. Kramer” Photocall (London)
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1980 – Oscar Nominees’ Party at Tavern Green
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1979 – 51st Annual Academy Awards – Show

Jan 03
2021

Happy New Year everybody. I hope you all had a good start into 2021, which will hopefully be much better than 2020. I’ve been sorting my archives during the Holidays to add screencaptures from a variety of television programmes that I have collected in the past months – including some finds that I’ve been looking for for a very long time. Among the highlights are Meryl’s 1983 profile on the Australian 60 Minutes, including great footage from the Paris premiere of “Sophie’s Choice”, better quality screencaptures from “Kiss Me, Petruchio”, a PBS taping of her 1978 performance of “The Taming of the Shrew” in Central Park and “An Evening with Friends of the Environment” from 1990, more screencaptures from her 1989 on the Phil Donahue Show to promote the recently founded Mothers and Others for a Liveable Planet (unfortunately I haven’t been able to source a full video of her appearance yet) and “Coping with Serious Illness”, her very first television appearance as a host. A complete list of screencaptures can be found below. Enjoy the new additions.


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Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – When Meryl Met Anna (November 09, 2017)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Radioman (October 12, 2012)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – What Should I Tell My Children About Drinking
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – An Evening with Friends of the Environment (1990)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – The Phil Donahue Show (March 17, 1989)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Z Channel On Location: Ironweed (December 01, 1988)
Photo Gallery – Career – A Cry in the Dark – Making Of Screencaptures
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Meryl Streep at Work (November 07, 1985)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Seeing Stars (September 14, 1985)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – 60 Minutes (Australia, April 11, 1983)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Kiss me Petruchio (1981)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Film 81 with Barry Norman (September 28, 1981)
Photo Gallery – Television Appearances – Coping with Serious Illness (1980)
Photo Gallery – Appearances – 1980 – Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards – Screencaptures

Dec 22
2020

Another big batch of international press coverage for both “The Prom” and “Let Them All Talk” have been added to the photo gallery, with many thanks to Alvaro. Scans come from the US, the UK, Brasil, Spain, France, Argentina and Portugal, so there’s probably something for everybody :-) A complete list of additions can be found below.


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Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – Total Film (United Kingdom, December 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – Mia (Spain, December 22, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – People Magazine (USA, December 21, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – US Weekly (USA, December 21, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – Who Weekly (Australia, December 21, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – Point de Vue (France, December 16, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – Blikk Nok (Hungary, December 16, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – The West Australian Today (Australia, December 15, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – The New Yorker Magazine (USA, December 14, 2020)
Photo Gallery – Articles & Scans – Clarin (Argentina, December 14, 2020)

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