Category Archives: Posts by Annette Bochenek

Classic Movie Travels: Tom Drake

Classic Movie Travels: Tom Drake While Tom Drake is arguably best remembered as the “Boy Next Door” to Judy Garland’s Esther Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Drake also made his mark as an actor in a variety … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Jean Porter

Classic Movie Travels: Jean PorterIllinois, Texas and California Jean Porter was one of Hollywood’s many ingénues, appearing in roles both on television and in films. Though her film career was short-lived in comparison to some of her peers, she remains … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Lucille Bremer

Classic Movie Travels: Lucille Bremer – New York and Mexico Lucille Rita Bremer (pronounced “Bray-mer”) was a film actress and dancer, particularly remembered for her work in MGM musical films. Born in Amsterdam, New York, to Richard Bremer and Sarah … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Allan Jones

Classic Movie Travels: Allan JonesPennsylvania, New York and California The voice of Allan Jones is one that is well-documented in classic films and a variety of recordings. Boasting a tenor range and possessing a strong on-screen presence, Jones was well … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Doug McPhail

Classic Movie Travels: Doug McPhailLos Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills While Doug McPhail’s name may not be well remembered today, his brief time in the film industry is to be appreciated. Typically appearing in lighthearted musical fare with his booming, … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: George Murphy

Classic Movie Travels: George Murphy – NY, NJ and CA Hollywood musicals feature a wide array of performers who excelled in singing and dancing. George Murphy was one of many actors who excelled as a popular musical star, appearing in … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Mary Carlisle

Classic Movie Travels: Mary Carlisle –Hollywood and Beverly Hills During her time in the film industry, Mary Carlisle took on many roles as an ingénue. A talented singer, dancer, and actress, she appeared in over 60 Hollywood films. Carlisle was … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Anne Shirley

Classic Movie Travels: Anne Shirley – NYC and Los Angeles While Anne Shirley did not stay in the entertainment industry for as long as many of her peers did, she offered audiences a variety of notable performances. Born Dawn Evelyeen … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Virginia Bruce

Classic Movie Travels: Virginia Bruce – Fargo and Los Angeles Virginia Bruce was a popular star of the 1930s and enjoyed success as an actress and singer. She was born to Earl and Margaret Briggs. Though born Helen Virginia Briggs … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Hugh Herbert

Classic Movie Travels: Hugh Herbert – NYC and Los Angeles Hugh Herbert is remembered for his many appearances in a variety of Pre Code films. With his iconic “woo-woo” laugh and eccentric characters, Herbert’s film roles delighted audiences across the … Continue reading

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