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Monday, May 24, 2021
William Goldman calms me
William Goldman is an American screenwriter known for The Princess Bride and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. He's known for saying,...
Monday, December 14, 2020
End of the year
Many stars have died in 2020. Here are a few: Olivia de Havilland ~New York Times Tribute - "Olivia de Havilland, a Star of ‘Gone With...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Classic remakes in 2020
Although many movies this year have moved their release dates to 2021 or have made them available for streaming, there are at least two clas...
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Peter Bogdanovich discusses his career in TCM podcast "The Plot Thickens"
Turner Classic Movies has started a podcast called The Plot Thickens . TCM host and journalist Ben Mankiewicz interviews director Peter Bogd...
Monday, March 02, 2020
Jerry Lewis is No Joke to the French [Vintage Article]
I found this article about comedian Jerry Lewis: "Jerry Lewis is No Joke to the French" by Stanley Meisler Montreal Gazette Janua...
Monday, February 03, 2020
Classic Movie Star Look-a-Likes for Ads
A while ago I found these print ads for Armstrong Laminate. It looks like real wood but isn't. So they are using people who look like cl...
Sunday, December 01, 2019
Apartment Shopping in the Movies
Have you ever gone apartment shopping in the movies? Just seeing what you like in the film and try to recreate it at home, or put it on your...
Monday, June 10, 2019
Deanna Durbin and Her VHS Tapes
Ah! The 1990s! VHS was at its peak in my childhood home. VHS- Video Home System - the case in which a series of images and sound were ...
Saturday, May 11, 2019
All About Eve: The filmed play
I had planned this big ALL ABOUT EVE blog post, featuring the new play that is based on the J.Mankiewicz film, and produced by the Nationa...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Doris Day inspires home renovation
Sometimes old movies are inspiring. I'm considering the purchase of a fixer-upper- a house that needs renovation. I thought of the work ...
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