Monthly Archives: February 2019

Musical Interlude: Costume Design for Musicals

Costume Design for Musicals Musicals aren’t just about singing and dancing… deciding what a performer is going to wear during a musical number is also an important factor in bringing a scene to life. Simply put, if an actor is … Continue reading

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Part One: Exclusive Interview with Victoria Riskin, author of “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir”

Exclusive Interview with Victoria Riskin, Daughter of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin about her new book “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir” I’m so excited to say that Victoria Riskin’s new book “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A … Continue reading

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Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir – AUTOGRAPHED Book Giveaway (now through Mar 30)

Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir A Very Special Autographed Book Giveaway! I am so pleased to announce a very special giveaway this month! Plus a Blogathon and an Exclusive Interview too! But more about those later… CMH … Continue reading

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Cooking with the Stars: Eva Gabor’s Piperade for Two

Eva Gabor’s Piperade for Two The Gabor Sisters – Zsa Zsa., Magda and Eva. It’s February over here at Cooking with the Stars, and this month gave me the perfect opportunity to honor a family that I truly admire in … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: 8 Forgotten Hit Films of the Silent Era

Eight Forgotten Hit Films of the Silent Era Much like today, silent era audiences flocked to big-budget spectacles, witty comedies and other crowd pleasers (well, maybe “witty comedies” are a rarity nowadays). If you found a list of the top … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: Unexpected Western Leads

Western Roundup: Unexpected Western Leads There are many wonderful actors we associate with Westerns, from John Wayne and Randolph Scott to Tim Holt and William Boyd, and too many others to name here. Beyond those familiar names, occasionally actors not … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: February Facts

Noir Nook: February Facts I just love trivia. So in this month of love, I’m celebrating by serving up a bouquet of trivial facts about some of my favorite noir guys and gals! Peggie Castle Peggie Castle was the first … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: To Kill a Mockingbird” (Giveaway runs now through Mar 9)

Win tickets to see “To Kill a Mockingbird” on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Mar 24 & Wed Mar 27 “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – Charlie Chaplin, the Eternal King of Comedy

Silents are Golden Column: Silent Superstars–Charlie Chaplin, the Eternal King of Comedy Of the many iconic performers that we all recognize today – Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, James Dean – there is one that stands alone as the most recognizable of … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Bert Lahr – New York, NY and Seattle, WA

Classic Movie Travels: Bert Lahr – New York, NY and Seattle, WA Bert Lahr (1895 – 1967) Bert Lahr was lucky enough to have an iconic role in one of the most beloved films of all time. While many will … Continue reading

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