Posted by on Nov 10, 2019
In celebration of the November 10, 1775 founding of the U.S. Marine Corps. the websites Dubsism and RealWeegieMidget Reviews are hosting The Send in the Marines Blog-a-thon. Click HERE to begin reading.
Aunt Martha (Elizabeth Patterson): "Well, that's the war for you. It's read more
Posted by on Oct 29, 2019
Pale Writer Gabriela is giving us a Hallowe'en treat with Dark and Deep: The Gothic Horror Blogathon. Click HERE for your autumn chills.
Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles with illustrations by Sidney Paget was serialized in The Strand Magazine in 1901/1902 and publish read more
Posted by on Oct 25, 2019
Steve at MovieMovieBlogBlogII is at it again! This time it is The Honeymooners Blogathon and HERE is where you can join all the madcap fun.
A strong sense of musicality permeates the entertainment legacy of Jackie Gleason from his alternately brash and sensitive charac read more
Posted by on Oct 15, 2019
The Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA) celebrates its 10th anniversary with the Fall 2019 blogathon, a salute to film anniversaries. HERE is the link to the contributions.
Stray Dog was my introduction to Akira Kurosawa; an introduction that occurred far later than it should have or, perhap read more
Posted by on Oct 11, 2019
Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood is co-hosting with Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood The Second Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn Blogathon. The celebration runs from October 11 - 13. Check out the interesting contributions HERE.
The 1942 release Keeper of the Fl read more
Posted by on Sep 30, 2019
"Choose the least important day in your life. It will be important enough." That which is eternal in Emily Webb Gibbs tries to heed the advice of that which is eternal in Mother Gibbs, to discover that "Earth, you're too wonderful for anybody to realize you."
Martha Scott, Frank Craven, John Cr read more
Posted by on Sep 28, 2019
Aurora is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at her site Once Upon a Screen with her sixth edition of the Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon on September 29th.
Pedro de Cordoba
September 28, 1881 - September 16, 1950
Patrician Pedro de Cordoba was born in New York read more
Posted by on Sep 16, 2019
Many of our excursions to Remake Avenue begin on Broadway and today's is no exception.
Bartlett Cormack's play The Racket had a run of 119 performances at the Ambassador Theatre in the 1927/28 season. Cormack (1898-1942) was a graduate of the University of Chicago, with experience in theatrical pub read more
Posted by on Aug 30, 2019
"Take two turkeys, one goose, four cabbages, but no duck, and mix them together. After one taste, you'll duck soup the rest of your life."
- Groucho Marx
Groucho, Gummo, Minnie, Zeppo, Sam, Chico, Harpo
Minnie's boys were born for the stage. Minnie Schoenberg (1865-1929) and her parents were read more
Posted by on Aug 25, 2019
We are being swept up in a Bastille Day celebration with Patricia of Lady Eve's Reel Life and Christian of Silver Screen Modes. Click HERE and cheer Vive la France!
Paris is filled with Parisiens
Fans greet their idol, "Wild Man" Moore
Parisiens who play a read more
Posted by on Aug 23, 2019
Rebecca Deniston at Taking Up Room is hosting a blogathon dedicated to all things related to L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz, and the classic 1939 MGM film on August 23 - 25.
May 13, 1909 - January 24, 1992
Composer, arranger, performer, choral director Ken Darby was an honoure read more
Posted by on Aug 19, 2019
Film fans and historians often point to the 1939 movie season for its release of genuine, timeless classics. A roll call of movie titles is all that is needed to back up the claim. The western, a popular genre since movie's beginnings due to its easily available outdoor locations and popular stories read more
Posted by on Aug 13, 2019
Lawrence Edward Watkin's moving and thoughtful novel On Borrowed Time was adapted by playwright Paul Osborn for the Broadway stage with its themes of death and life presented to the audience in all its intimacy in 1938.
Frank Conroy, Dudley Digges, Peter Miner
That first produc read more