Category Archives: Just for Fun

Just For Fun! A Video Compilation of ‘Every Alfred Hitchcock Cameo’

Just for Fun! A Compilation of Every Alfred Hitchcock Cameo… A Big Thank You to @alexisbaseball  who shared this with us on Twitter today… As we all know, master-of-suspense Alfred Hitchcock also had a ‘fun’ side — treating us to ‘ever-so-brief-can-you-spot-him’ … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Summer — and the Stars!

  Just for Fun: Summer and The Stars It’s finally here! Yes, June 21st has arrived and with it the first official day of summer. So get out your bathing suits, fishing poles and get ready to run for the … Continue reading

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Just for Fun: The ‘Seven Year Itch’ Subway Grate

One of Marilyn Monroe’s most iconic photos… The famous ‘Seven Year Itch Subway Grate’ scene — where Marilyn Monroe’s dress billows up into the air — was shot in two locations, the first being on the northwest corner of 52nd … Continue reading

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Just for Fun! Asta the Dog — Hollywood’s Most Famous Canine Scene-Stealer!

Just for Fun! Asta the Dog! One of Hollywood’s most famous Canine Scene Stealers, Asta the terrier was born ‘Skippy’ in 1931 (or possibly 1932).  Asta* appeared in 12 film and television roles, most notably as ‘Asta the Dog’ in The … Continue reading

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Just for Fun: Laurel and Hardy Dancing to Santana

Laurel and Hardy Dancing to Santana I have to admit I’m not typically a fan of mixing the old and the new, but I found this video quite charming and fun; it certainly put a smile on my face… And … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day!

  Just for Fun: a little Valentine’s Day Classic Movie Tribute! Rita Hayworth ….. Fred Astaire and Marjorie Reynolds ….. Yes, Elizabeth Taylor’s Whitman’s Sampler Valentines Day Ad! ….. Lucille Ball ….. Cyd Charisse ….. Marilyn Monroe ….. And a … Continue reading

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And a Very Merry Classic Movie Christmas to All!

  We wish you a Very Merry Christmas, a Happy Holiday Season and a Happy and Healthy New Year! Hope you can enjoy some relaxation, fun — and hopefully some favorite classic films ….. Lucille Ball, Cary Grant as Santa, … Continue reading

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Just for Fun: the Inimitable Carmen Miranda?

Just for Fun: the Fabulous Carmen Miranda, and then some… Carmen Miranda ….. Well, they do say that Imitation is the Best form of Flattery! Jerry Lewis imitating Carmen Miranda in Scared Stiff (1953 George Marshall director) Bugs Bunny as Carmen … Continue reading

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Just for Fun! A Classic Hollywood July 4th Pictorial

Just for Fun: Celebrating the 4th of July in Classic Hollywood Style… Marilyn Monroe Ava Gardner (times two) Cyd Charisse Betty Hutton Claudette Colbert Ann Miller (times two) Mae West Ann Sheridan Debbie Reynolds Elizabeth Taylor Bette Davis Andy Griffith … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe & Jane Russell setting Handprints in ‘stone’

  Just for Fun: Then and Now… Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell setting their handprints in ‘stone’ at Grauman’s Chinese Theater on June 26, 1953 during Imprint Ceremony #104 ….. And the imprints now (photo taken at the TCM Film … Continue reading

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