Category Archives: Classic Movie Travels

Classic Movie Travels: June Haver

Classic Movie Travels: June Haver – Illinois While many think of MGM studios when reflecting upon some of the best musical films made during the Golden Age, 20th Century Fox certainly had its fair share of musical stars. Among the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Mae Busch

Classic Movie Travels: Mae Busch – Melbourne, Australia Mae Busch worked with so many Hollywood greats during her lifetime. Billed as the “Versatile Vamp” during the silent era, she also enjoyed success during the time of talkies. Throughout her career, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Rosalind Russell

Classic Movie Travels: Rosalind Russell – Connecticut and San Francisco Throughout her career, Rosalind Russell portrayed a wide range of strong female characters. From her witty performance as Hildy Johnson in His Girl Friday (1940) to Mame Dennis in Auntie … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Leslie Caron

Classic Movie Travels: Leslie Caron The musical genre is one that is incredibly multifaceted in terms of how it tells a story. Though there are scripts and lyrics that can further the plot along, musicals also tell stories where words … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Fay Bainter

Classic Movie Travels: Fay Bainter – Los Angeles CA and Provo UT American actress Fay Okell Bainter was a familiar face in many films throughout the 1930s and 1940s. Typically playing motherly figures while speaking in her signature husky voice, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Dolores Del Rio – Mexico City and Hollywood

Classic Movie Travels: Dolores Del Rio the beautiful Dolores Del Rio Individuals from all over the world have found success in Hollywood and Dolores Del Rio was no exception. The first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, she … 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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Classic Movie Travels: Mel Tormé – Chicago

Classic Movie Travels: Mel Tormé – Chicago Mel Tormé Mel Tormé was one of the great jazz singers of his day. Nicknamed “The Velvet Fog,” he was responsible for entertaining many audiences with his singing, in addition to composing the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Danny Thomas – Toledo and Memphis

 Classic Movie Travels: Danny Thomas Actor and philanthropist, Danny Thomas. Many remember Danny Thomas as an individual who made his mark upon the entertainment industry as a nightclub comedian, singer, actor, and producer. His lengthy career included a starring role … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Toby Wing

Classic Movie Travels: Toby Wing Martha Virginia “Toby” Wing. When thinking of some of the top stars of the 30s, Toby Wing’s name does not immediately come to mind. A chorus girl that went unbilled often, Wing was never a big … Continue reading

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