Tag Archives: bette davis

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

Posted in Classic Movie Travels, Posts by Annette Bochenek | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Whales of August – Exclusive Interview with Producer Michael Kaplan

The Whales of August An Interview with Michael Kaplan As I cozied up on my couch to watch The Whales of August on a delightful winter day, I had no idea what to expect. Well, that’s not entirely true…I did know to … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Posts by Minoo Allen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Happy National Adoption Day! Nine Classic Movie Parents and Their Adopted Kids

Happy National Adoption Day! An Ode to Adoptive Parents in Classic Hollywood You may not know this, but every Saturday before Thanksgiving is National Adoption Day. And, in case you’re wondering, yes, that means today. Adoption is a wonderful thing … Continue reading

Posted in All in the Family (Family Connections), Holiday Tributes, Posts by Minoo Allen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Diamonds and Gold Blogathon: Bette Davis and The Baby Jane Paradox

  The Diamonds and Gold Blogathon: Bette Davis and The Baby Jane Paradox The world can be a scary place for an aging actress. With Hollywood’s well documented misogynistic tendencies, veteran actress, no matter how tremendous their talents maybe, are … Continue reading

Posted in Blogathons, Posts by Minoo Allen | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Majestic Hollywood: Interview with Mark A. Viera

  Majestic Hollywood: The Greatest Films of 1939 (Running Press)  An Interview with author Mark A.Vieira As pretty much every classic movie fan knows, the year 1939 is considered special, well, extraordinary really. Film historians refer to it as the greatest … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Interviews, Oscars, Posts by Minoo Allen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in July 4th Tributes, Just for Fun, Posts by Annmarie Gatti | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Screen Queens: Bette Davis

  Bette Davis: Queen of Strength Bette Davis was strong, stubborn and fiercely independent. For this, she will forever be a beloved Gay Icon. Bette Davis at her sassy best in All About Eve (1950, Joseph. L. Mankiewicz) Bette Davis … Continue reading

Posted in Posts by Minoo Allen, Screen Queens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Bette Davis

Happy Birthday to CLassic Movie Lengend, Bette Davis, born April 5th, 1908. “Well behaved women seldom make history” Wonderful saying, right? One thing I’ve always loved about Classic Hollywood is that you can find a whole slew of history-making ‘not-so … Continue reading

Posted in Birthday Legends, Legends Tribute, Posts by Minoo Allen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Thelma Ritter

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Thelma Ritter, born February 14th, 1902! Friendship is something most people strive for. Humans are naturally social, pack-like animals. We like to be in groups, we like to play on teams, and in … Continue reading

Posted in Birthday Legends, Character Actors, Legends Tribute, Posts by Minoo Allen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Ida Lupino

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Ida Lupino, born February 4th, 1918. To me, Ida Lupino is one of best female role models in the world of classic film. She had the gall of Katharine Hepburn, the independence of Bette Davis, … Continue reading

Posted in Birthday Legends, Directors, Legends Tribute, Posts by Minoo Allen | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments