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The Latest: Stars mingle and dance at SAG Awards after-party

Sam Rockwell, from left, Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson, nominees for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” introduce a clip from … Continue reading

01/22/2018 · 5 Comments

She was absolutely beautiful, the most beautiful woman I had ever seen… | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD

Myrna Loy grew up in Los Angeles and when she was a teenager she posed for this statue outside the old Venice High School. Around the same age, she was … Continue reading

08/30/2017 · 6 Comments

Quote • BETTE DAVIS

Photo post by @toobeguiling. “Until you’re known in my profession as a monster, you’re not a star.” Bette Davis Source: “Until you’re known in my profession as a monster, you’re not … Continue reading

03/13/2017 · 6 Comments

Happy 120th Birthday Howard Hawks | Waldina

Today is the 120th birthday of the film director Howard Hawks. He directed one of my very favorite films Bringing Up Baby as well as His Girl Friday, The Big … Continue reading

05/30/2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Fred Astaire! For I’ll be there. Puttin’ down my top hat. Mussin’ up my white tie. Dancin’ in my tails…

I just put my feet in the air and move them around. Fred Astaire Source: Happy Birthday Fred Astaire! For I’ll be there. Puttin’ down my top hat. Mussin’ up … Continue reading

05/10/2016 · 2 Comments

What Happened on February 2nd – Murder in Hollywood | IF I ONLY HAD A TIME MACHINE

I think if I was an avid reader of Hollywood history, I would know this story and the people involved but I am not.  On February 2, 1922, police discover … Continue reading

02/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Groucho Marx

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 124th birthday of Groucho Marx.  I think of him often, especially quotes of his.  I try my best to live by this one:…

10/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy 118th Birthday Fredric March

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Today is the 118th birthday of the actor Fredric March.  I have so many favorites of his films that I believe you could not go wrong…

09/01/2015 · 2 Comments

Happy Birthday Billy Wilder

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Billy Wilder was born 109 years ago today.  Do yourself a favor and throw a few of his films on your Netflix queue.  There are so…

03/27/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy 90th Birthday Kim Stanley

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Today is the 90th birthday of the actress Kim Stanley.  She was the narrator of To Kill A Mockingbird and played Francis Farmer‘s mother in Frances,…

03/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Jack Lemmon

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Today is Jack Lemmon’s 90th birthday.  Throughout his career, he turned in consistently top notch performances and made his “every man” persona so desirable.  Watch him with…

02/08/2015 · Leave a comment

“I’ve been close to Bette Davis for thirty-eight years – and I have the cigarette burns to prove it.” Henry Fonda

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01/29/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Marie Dressler

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This week is the 146th birthday of Marie Dressler, an amazing character actress.  She is one of those actors that play the mother or the wealthy aunt…

11/12/2014 · Leave a comment

“Actors and actresses who say they never go to see their own pictures are talking through their hats. You don’t have to be a [Sigmund Freud] to know that the most fascinating person in the world – actors or anybody – is yourself.” Paulette Goddard

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10/30/2014 · 6 Comments

Happy Birthday Buster Keaton

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Today is the 119th birthday of Buster Keaton.  I absolutely adore his expressionlessness in everything.  And then, have you seen Sunset Boulevard?  I have put the…

10/04/2014 · Leave a comment