Legendary actress, Esther Williams, was born Ester Jane Williams on Aug 8, 1921 in Inglewood, CA. Williams died at the age of 91 on Jun 6, 2013 in Beverly Hills, CA .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Esther Williams's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #71 on Aug 1, 1944. Williams was never nominated for an Academy Award.
On Blu-ray: The Magnificent and Victor Mature in Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)By KC on Aug 20, 2020 From Classic Movies
Before I saw Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) for the first time, I read the passage in Esther William’s juicy memoir about the hot after hours affair she had with co-star Victor Mature. For that reason, this film has always been extra spicy for me. I’ll never know how much of my enjoyment ... Read full article
THE BLOGATHON: Dangerous When Wet, 1953on Aug 7, 2020 From Caftan Woman
Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood is hosting a blogathon tribute to her adored . The Blogathon is running from August 7th to 9th. My contribution is this look at Dangerous When Wet, 1953. The 1953 MGM release Dangerous When Wet falls is a "little" movie in... Read full article
Introduced to with ‘Dangerous When Wet’By Virginie Pronovost on Feb 4, 2019 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
When Dubsism and Return to the 80s announced that they would be hosting the Box Office Jocks Blogathon, an event honouring actors who were athletes as well, I thought this would be the perfect occasion for me to finally see my first film. I remembered Michaela from Love Letters to Ol... Read full article
History Through Hollywood: , swimmerBy Cameron on Aug 20, 2016 From The Blonde At The Film
Million Dollar Mermaid Like many of you, I’ve been enjoying the Rio Olympics for the last two weeks. The swimming events were particularly fun to watch, and of course they made me think of and her competitive swimming career. (But to be truthful, most things make me think of Es... Read full article
and the Canceled Olympicson Aug 17, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood
What do you do when you?re an athlete and the Olympics are canceled? Become one of Hollywood?s top stars. At least, that?s what did. 17-year-old (third from left) with the Los Angeles Athletic Swim Club team in 1939. In 1939, 17-year-old was the United... Read full article
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Rosalind Reynolds: If I put my arms around your neck I'd choke you!
Eddie O'Brien: Oh, Miss Higgins! You're the prettiest manager in baseball.
K.C. Higgins: You're certainly the prettiest shortstop.
Eddie O'Brien: I've been behaving like an idiot, haven't I?
K.C. Higgins: Yes, you have.
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