Tag Archives: Classic Movie Actors

The MGM Blogathon – All Aboard The Band Wagon

  The MGM Blogathon  All Aboard The Band Wagon Nothing in this world fills me with more unadulterated joy than a well made musical. Every since I was a wee-little lady I wanted nothing more than to live in a … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Anthony Perkins

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Anthony Perkins, born April 4th, 1932! Anthony Perkins’ acting career has fascinated me. Sure, there are a lot of actors who are either typecast or who only have a single memorable role, but … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Agnes Moorehead

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Agnes Moorehead, born December 6, 1900. Agnes Moorehead leads what I like to call a “career double life,” a fairly common condition amongst classic film actors turned small screen stars. So, what do … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: George Sanders

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, George Sanders, born July 3, in 1906! The sophisticated and quite often ‘villainous’ George Sanders… ….. George Sanders in his Oscar winning role for Best Supporting Actor as the acerbic theater critic, Addison DeWitt, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Dean Martin

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Dean Martin, born June 7 in 1917! Dean Martin with partner Jerry Lewis.  Martin and Lewis starred in 16 movies together: My Friend Irma  (1949), My Friend Irma Goes West (1950), At War with the Army (1950), That’s … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Tony Curtis

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Tony Curtis, born June 3 in 1925! Ah, the versatile, Tony Curtis — as a ‘man’:  Cpl. Paul Hodges in Blake Edward’s The Perfect Furlough opposite real-life wife Janet Leigh as Lt. Vicki Loren. … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Johnny Weissmuller

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Johnny Weissmuller, born June 2 in 1904! As Olympic Athlete, Johnny Weissmuller in Paris 1924 at the VIII Olympics.  Johnny Weissmuller won the 100m freestyle in 1924 and 1928, and was a member … Continue reading

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Honor, Duty, Country: Veterans of the Classic Hollywood Era

Honor, Duty, Country.  These famous words spoken by General Douglas MacArthur are mantra to which all the men and women in the armed forces live by. When the call of duty arises, they are the first to put country before … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: John Wayne

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, John Wayne, born May 26 in 1907! American Icon in Westerns: John Wayne won the Oscar for Best Actor in 1969 for his role as Rooster Cogburn in True Grit (shown here with Kim … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Douglas Fairbanks

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Douglas Fairbanks, born May 23 in 1883! Douglas Fairbanks – the Original Zorro! ….. Douglas Fairbanks – the Original Robin Hood! ….. Douglas Fairbanks – the Original Don Juan! ….. Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie … Continue reading

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