Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations Enter-to-Win Trivia Question (Friday July 26)

Okay, this is it, the very last Trivia Question (red font below) that will determine this week’s winner of the very last copy of the book Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations, courtesy of Simon & Schuster!  … oooohhhh and it’s … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Morgan Wallace

Born July 26, 1881 Morgan Wallace! Morgan Wallace appeared in over 120 film roles, many uncredited, and is perhaps best known for his role as Mr. Fitchmueller in the ‘kumquat scene’ from the W.C. Fields’ comedy, It’s a Gift! Morgan … Continue reading

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AVA GARDNER Secret Conversations Qualifying Entry Task (Wk of July 22)

AVA GARDNER: The Secret Conversations — This Week’s Qualifying Entry Task: Time flies when you’re having fun! This is the last week, and final book, in the Ava Gardner Book Giveaway. In order to qualify for this week’s Book Giveaway, … Continue reading

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Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon: Double Indemnity

  Barbara Stanwyck: Double Indemnity  Some actors are born to play a certain type. The word type-cast does exist for a reason.  Some are gruff and cast as cops, while others are wise and cast as grandfathers. This, however, was not … Continue reading

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Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations Enter-to-Win Trivia Question (Friday July 19)

Time for today’s Trivia Question (red font below) that will determine this week’s winner of Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations, courtesy of Simon & Schuster!  (remember, in order to win, you must have already pre-qualified via the Qualifying Entry Task) … Continue reading

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Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon: The Lady Eve

And My Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon Pick is… The Lady Eve… I am so excited to be participating in the Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon. I’m a huge fan of Barbara Stanwyck and I just love screwball comedies, so The Lady Eve is … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Max Fleischer

Born July 19, 1883 Animation Pioneer Max Fleischer! Max Fleischer was a pioneer in the field of animation. Not only did he produce some of the most beloved cartoons of the era — Betty Boop, Koko the Clown, Popeye and … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Gene Lockhart

Born July 18, 1891 Character Actor Gene Lockhart! Gene Lockhart appeared in over 145 film and TV roles, some of his most memorable being the Judge that ‘tries’ Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Bob Cratchit in A … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Jack Conway at Work

Born July 17, in 1887 Director Jack Conway! Jack Conway started out as an actor, first in theater, then in films in 1908 (mostly shorts).  By 1911 he was a member of D.W. Griffith’s stock company, appearing primarily in westerns.  … Continue reading

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Get Smart: Me-TV’s Summer of Classic TV Blogathon

Would you believe… Get Smart is one of my all-time favorite Classic TV Series??? Well if you’re reading this blog post as part of the Me-TV Summer of Classic TV Blogathon, I would venture to guess that, yes, you could … Continue reading

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