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An early obituary: L.A. Times, Jan. 18, 1942

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Apr 10, 2018

Slightly more than 24 hours after this photo of Carole Lombard singing the national anthem at Cadle Tabernacle in Indianapolis was taken on Jan. 15, 1942, she would be dead from a plane crash. Coming only 40 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor thrust the U.S. into World War II, her passing stunned read more

Weekly Round-Up: Jan. 26-31, 2016

Cinema Crossroads Posted by Julia on Feb 1, 2016

Noir! Melodrama! Grease! A random, yet fun week of screenings: Double Indemnity (1944) Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944) Widely regarded as the definitive film noir, Double Indemnity tells the story of an insurance salesman (Fred MacMurray) who gets engages in a murderou read more

Weekly Round-Up: Jan. 18-25, 2016

Cinema Crossroads Posted by Julia on Jan 25, 2016

This week I caught another 2016 Best Picture nominee and a Frank Capra classic: Room (2015) Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay in Room (2015). Held captive for years in 10-by-10-foot space, a devoted mother (Academy Award nominee Brie Larson) and her spirited five-year-old son (Jacob Tremblay) finally e read more

A day in LIFE: Jan. 19, 1948

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Jan 19, 2016

Comet Over Hollywood is starting a new LIFE magazine series. At the beginning of each post, I’ll feature the film article and provide a listing of other magazine highlights. Published weekly starting in November 1936 to December 1972, over 1,800 issues of LIFE magazine was printed. I collect the ma read more

A day in LIFE: Jan. 19, 1948

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Jan 19, 2016

Comet Over Hollywood is starting a new LIFE magazine series. At the beginning of each post, I’ll feature the film article and provide a listing of other magazine highlights. Published weekly starting in November 1936 to December 1972, over 1,800 issues of LIFE magazine was printed. I collect the ma read more

Weekly Round-Up: Jan. 11-18, 2016

Cinema Crossroads Posted by Julia on Jan 18, 2016

This past week was one of romantic dramas and 2016 Best Picture nominees:   Kim Hunter and David Niven in A Matter of Life and Death (1946) A Matter of Life and Death (AKA: Stairway to Heaven) (1946)   David Niven stars as a British wartime pilot who cheats death due to a mix-up in Heaven read more

A day in LIFE: Jan. 8, 1945

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Jan 8, 2016

LIFE magazine, Jan. 8, 1945 (Photo/Comet Over Hollywood) Comet Over Hollywood is starting a new LIFE magazine series. At the beginning of each post, I’ll feature the film article and provide a listing of other magazine highlights. Published weekly starting in November 1936 to December 1972, o read more

A day in LIFE: Jan. 8, 1945

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Jan 8, 2016

LIFE magazine, Jan. 8, 1945 (Photo/Comet Over Hollywood) Comet Over Hollywood is starting a new LIFE magazine series. At the beginning of each post, I’ll feature the film article and provide a listing of other magazine highlights. Published weekly starting in November 1936 to December 1972, o read more

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