Tag Archives: His Girl Friday

The Funny Papers: In Praise of Hildy and His Girl Friday

In Praise of Hildy and HIS GIRL FRIDAY A raven-haired beauty. She’s a tall drink of water and commands the room with her confidence and radiance, with a wit as sharp as her perfectly slanted hat and Kalloch suit. Only … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Coincidence: June Birthdays – Errol, Basil, Marilyn, and More

Classic Movie Birthday Coincidences:Errol, Basil, Marilyn & More I am happy to be starting a new monthly series today, looking at ‘classic movie coincidences’ among stars born in the same month.  Honestly, I thought it would be difficult to find … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Cliff Edwards

Classic Movie Travels: Cliff Edwards Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards was one of the most distinct voices in early film. As a musician, Edwards showcased his easygoing vocal style along with his talent for playing the ukulele to the delight of … Continue reading

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What a Character Blogathon 2013: Roscoe Karns

  Believe You Me, Roscoe Karns is quite a Character! “Fun-on-the-side Shapeley.” Yep, that was the very first time I encountered character actor Roscoe Karns. And, to this day, I still roll with laughter when I see the relentless, fast-talking Oscar Shapeley … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Gene Lockhart

Born July 18, 1891 Character Actor Gene Lockhart! Gene Lockhart appeared in over 145 film and TV roles, some of his most memorable being the Judge that ‘tries’ Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Bob Cratchit in A … Continue reading

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