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American songwriter Sammy Cahn, pictured above in 1987, would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year. He died in 1993, at the age of 79. David Gaywood/AP hide caption

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Celebrating The Centennial Of Lyricist Sammy Cahn

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A '70s con-artist couple (Christian Bale and Amy Adams) are forced to team up with an FBI agent (Bradley Cooper, right) in American Hustle, inspired by a real-life sting targeting corrupt politicians. Francois Duhamel/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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A 'Hustle' With Flow (And Plenty Of Flair)

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