Author Archives: Aurora Bugallo

Looking at the Stars: The Brown Derby

 “It is a place where the stars gather at lunch time and after premieres  to be seen–and to relish some caviar.” – 1932 article about The Brown Derby There’s a lot to celebrate in the month of July – our … Continue reading

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Looking at the Stars: The First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald

“Man, woman or child, Ella is the best.” – Bing Crosby It was in 1979 that President Jimmy Carter decreed June to be Black Music Month. President Obama later changed the official designation to African-American Music Appreciation Month. Although it … Continue reading

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Looking at the Stars: Audie Murphy

“Nobody likes for his life to be disrupted. But when the country calls, they need you.” – Audie Murphy By the age of 19, Audie Murphy had won two Silver Stars and the Distinguished Service Cross. He won the Medal of … Continue reading

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Looking at the Stars: William “Billy” Haines

“I like what I’m doing now. It’s clean. No makeup on the face.” – Billy Haines on his interior decorating career. During my last road trip, I listened to Wisecracker: The Life and Times of William Haines, Hollywood’s First Openly Gay Star by … Continue reading

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Looking At the Stars: Celebrating Women’s History

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West Welcome to March and a new series on Classic Movie Hub, “Looking At the Stars.” Every month we’ll be celebrating a star or two – … Continue reading

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Werewolf of London (1935)

“Neither man nor wolf…” Stuart Walker’s Werewolf of London (1935) succeeds in terrifying sensitive souls. The movie tells the story of botanist, Wilfred Glendon (Henry Hull) who goes on an expedition to Tibet where the rare mariphasa lupina lupina can … Continue reading

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