Category Archives: Looking at the Stars

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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