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‘Heart of Darkness’ in ‘Citizen Kane’ | A R T L▼R K

On the 1st of May 1941, the American drama film Citizen Kane had its premiere in New York City. The film co-written, directed, produced by, and starring Orson Welles, has … Continue reading


Vintage Pin Up: Josephine Baker 1929 | The Müscleheaded Blog

Photo post. Source: Vintage Pin Up: Josephine Baker 1929 | The Müscleheaded Blog

10/11/2016 · 1 Comment

Underrated actresses | beetleypete

I know that it is correct to refer to actresses as ‘female actors’ these days, or just the plain ‘actor’, with no reference to gender. However, for the purposes of … Continue reading

09/17/2016 · 1 Comment

“To be an actor… you have to be a child.”

“To be an actor…  you have to be a child.” – Paul Newman, American, actor Source: “To be an actor… you have to be a child.”

05/18/2016 · 3 Comments

“…We can never rely on inspiration. When we most want it, it does not come.” | Art of Quotation

“Out of my entire annual output of songs, perhaps two, or at the most three, came as a result of inspiration. We can never rely on inspiration. When we most … Continue reading

12/07/2015 · 4 Comments

Libby Holman by Sarony (ca. 1928)

Originally posted on FROM THE BYGONE:
Libby Holman (1904 – 1971) by Sarony New York, ca. 1928; Holman was an American torch singer and stage actress who also achieved notoriety for…

10/18/2015 · 4 Comments

My DVD Films: A stack from the front

Originally posted on beetleypete:
Continuing this occasional series about the collection of DVD films stored on my bookshelves, I slipped this stack of six from one of the front rows…

10/01/2015 · 4 Comments

Quotes • Coral Browne • Collection

Coral Browne  (1913 – 1991) ‘Château? Shithouse!’ Coral Browne commenting on the set for a production of The Rehearsal by Jean Anouilh.  Ned Sherrin‘s Theatrical Anecdotes, Virgin 1991. ‘The quality of the writing? … Continue reading

04/14/2013 · 4 Comments