Category Archives: Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: Allan Jones

Classic Movie Travels: Allan JonesPennsylvania, New York and California The voice of Allan Jones is one that is well-documented in classic films and a variety of recordings. Boasting a tenor range and possessing a strong on-screen presence, Jones was well … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Doug McPhail

Classic Movie Travels: Doug McPhailLos Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills While Doug McPhail’s name may not be well remembered today, his brief time in the film industry is to be appreciated. Typically appearing in lighthearted musical fare with his booming, … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Lucy-Desi Museum, Lucille Ball Memorial Park and More: A Pictorial (Guest Post)

A Visit to the Lucy-Desi Museum and moreSpecial Guest Post by Lucy fan, Lucy Ortiz When I was born, my parents decided to name me after the I Love Lucy show. As an adult, I realized I had some things … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: George Murphy

Classic Movie Travels: George Murphy – NY, NJ and CA Hollywood musicals feature a wide array of performers who excelled in singing and dancing. George Murphy was one of many actors who excelled as a popular musical star, appearing in … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Mary Carlisle

Classic Movie Travels: Mary Carlisle –Hollywood and Beverly Hills During her time in the film industry, Mary Carlisle took on many roles as an ingénue. A talented singer, dancer, and actress, she appeared in over 60 Hollywood films. Carlisle was … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Anne Shirley

Classic Movie Travels: Anne Shirley – NYC and Los Angeles While Anne Shirley did not stay in the entertainment industry for as long as many of her peers did, she offered audiences a variety of notable performances. Born Dawn Evelyeen … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Virginia Bruce

Classic Movie Travels: Virginia Bruce – Fargo and Los Angeles Virginia Bruce was a popular star of the 1930s and enjoyed success as an actress and singer. She was born to Earl and Margaret Briggs. Though born Helen Virginia Briggs … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Hugh Herbert

Classic Movie Travels: Hugh Herbert – NYC and Los Angeles Hugh Herbert is remembered for his many appearances in a variety of Pre Code films. With his iconic “woo-woo” laugh and eccentric characters, Herbert’s film roles delighted audiences across the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Ruby Keeler

Classic Movie Travels: Ruby Keeler – NY and CA When thinking of early musicals, the output of Warner Bros. studios is certainly worth noting. In the Gold Digger musicals and so many others, a wide variety of Warner Bros.’s triple-threat … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Frank McHugh

Classic Movie Travels: Frank McHugh Frank McHugh was a beloved character actor, whom fans of Pre Code cinema will remember particularly well. He typically carried out roles that provided comic relief in films but also had experience on stage, radio, … Continue reading

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