Monthly Archives: August 2013

Happy Frankenstein Day!

Frankenstein Author, Mary Shelley, was Born Today, August 30, in 1797! Hard to believe, but Mary Shelley started writing her classic novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus” when she was only 19 years old, publishing it at age 21 on January … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Coincidence: Ingrid Bergman and Michael Chekhov

Ingrid Bergman & Michael Chekhov share a birthday and a film: Both Ingrid Bergman and Michael Chekhov starred in Spellbound — and both were born August 29 (24 yrs apart!). Ingrid Bergman as Dr. Constance Petersen and Michael Chekhov as Dr. Alexander Brulov in Alfred … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Dave Barry

Born August 26, 1918 Dave Barry! Dave Barry appeared in over 35 film and TV roles but is probably best known for his role as Beinstock in Some Like It Hot 🙂 “I’m the manager of the band, not the … Continue reading

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How Many Films did Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney Star in Together?

I’m starting today off with the first in a series of quick Film Collaboration Lists — something that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time.  So, here we go… How Many Films did Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney … Continue reading

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All in the Family: Ruby Keeler, Ken Weatherwax and Joey D. Vieira

Ruby Keeler and Nephews Ken Weatherwax and Joey D. Vieira Actress/singer/dancer Ruby Keeler was most famously paired with Dick Powell in the iconic Warner Brothers’ Busby Berkeley musicals — including 42nd Street, Gold Diggers of 1933, Footlight Parade and Dames. Keeler also happens to be the aunt of … Continue reading

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William Castle Blogathon: The Busy Body

And my William Castle Blogathon Pick is… The Busy Body Before I start this blogathon post I just want to extend a big thank you to The Last Drive In and Goregirl’s Dungeon for hosting this event. I also want … Continue reading

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