How Judy Garland’s caree...

May 16, 2017 by

Here is a heartfelt — though dramatized and beautified (and sometimes somewhat inaccurate) — story of Judy...

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Mary Poppins hits the silver s...

Feb 18, 2017 by

Movie magic brings life to story book character From the day the enchanting, elusive Mary Poppins character appeared on the American...

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How the world welcomed baby Ca...

Dec 27, 2016 by

These newspaper clippings show the world’s joy over the birth of a celebrity newborn — Carrie Fisher. The woman behind...

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What is a flapper? Actress Oli...

Dec 6, 2016 by

What’s the definition of a flapper? During the filming of Olive Thomas’ new Selznick picture “The Flapper,”...

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Exposing Hollywood’s Red...

Nov 13, 2016 by

With hearts and checkbooks the stars responded to the call of humanity — but an insidious plot lay hidden behind the campaign!...

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The private life of Judy Garla...

Aug 17, 2016 by

David Rose was the first of Judy Garland’s five husbands. They met when she was just 17 (and he was still married to Martha...

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120+ gorgeous, glamorous actre...

Aug 8, 2016 by

A new age of cinema celebrities While fame itself was nothing new in the 1920s, the recent introduction of moving pictures had...

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How Cary Grant lives: The movi...

Aug 7, 2016 by

Cary Grant cannot stand being shut in. So he recently bought a two-storied, twelve-roomed stucco house on the exclusive beach at Santa Monica.

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Howard Hughes: Hollywood’...

Aug 6, 2016 by

Hollywood’s secret heartbreaker The names of his romances are startling. The details were kept secret — until now by...

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Behind the scenes of The Wizar...

Jul 31, 2016 by

The magic of modern moviemaking at its miracle best breathes life into that beloved classic of childhood By Dixie Willson And so...

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Fantasy in fashion: Costumes f...

Jul 31, 2016 by

Fantasy in fashion The Wizard of Oz & its influence on clothing styles by Gwenn Walters The influences that sway the world of...

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Star Wars video game cartridge...

Jul 29, 2016 by

Star Wars Empire Strikes Back video game cartridge (1982) The Imperial Walkers are moving toward the Rebel base on the Ice Planet...

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Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edi...

Jul 24, 2016 by

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER has just completed the first of two most important pictures. Together they...

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I married a Hollywood movie st...

Jul 20, 2016 by

I married a star by Anonymous Hollywood called it an ideal match. Yet, if I had used the spoonful of brains God gave me, I would...

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Jaws will scare the hell out o...

Jun 12, 2016 by

Released in the summer of 1975, Jaws single-handedly drove more Americans away from the beaches and into the theaters than any storm...

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The Andrews Sisters on the cov...

May 20, 2016 by

The Andrews Sisters The Andrews Sisters — Maxene, Patty and LaVerne — comprise one of the top singing trios in the...

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Young Frankenstein: A falling ...

Apr 12, 2016 by

In “Young Frankenstein” Mel Brooks does for the horror movie what he did earlier for the Western in “Blazing Saddles.” The result is a very, very funny movie.

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The Wizard of Oz is here to de...

Mar 4, 2016 by

The Wizard is here to delight the kids Oldsters, too, should enjoy Dorothy’s adventures with the scarecrow, Tin Woodman and...

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Mollie King in The Seven Pearl...

Feb 12, 2016 by

The Seven Pearls was a 15-episode action film serial released in 1917, but little is known about it other than the picture’s...

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Motion picture etiquette: Lant...

Nov 19, 2015 by

From “Madam – How would you like to sit behind the hat you are wearing?” to “3 minutes intermission while...

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My Fair Lady’s dream com...

Jun 27, 2015 by

“My Fair Lady’s” dream comes true Wouldn’t it be lovely if ‘Enry ‘Iggins and Eliza Doolittle were as warm and ‘owling a hit on the...

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Shirley Jones & Gordon Ma...

May 9, 2015 by

Movie review: Carousel “Carousel” is CinemaScope’s “answer” to Todd-AO and its “Oklahoma!”...

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Michelle Phillips talks Mamas ...

Apr 17, 2015 by

How does Michelle Phillips see herself? ‘Well, I’m likable, charming, 5’7”, I’m very good-natured and I’m clean.’

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Walt Disney ready to release &...

Feb 15, 2015 by

Disney’s animated film, Cinderella, ready for theaters Walt Disney’s ready to spring his latest full-length cartoon,...

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Holiday Inn, starring Bing Cro...

Oct 1, 2014 by

Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time, Holiday Inn.

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A marvelous screen show! Wizar...

Sep 13, 2014 by

Amazing sights to see! The tornado – Munchkinland – Horse of a Different Color – Startling balloon ascent – Flying monkeys – Trees that talk and throw apples – More, more, more!!!

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The first walk on the moon (19...

Jul 20, 2014 by

This feature-length film, released in 1970, details the coverage around the first manned landing on the moon in July of 1969.

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Silent films: Why so many old ...

Jul 17, 2014 by

Silent cinema was not a primitive style of filmmaking, but an alternate form of storytelling, with artistic triumphs equivalent to or greater than those of the sound films that followed.

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‘The Dramatic Life of Ab...

Jul 17, 2014 by

Find out about the lost silent film, ‘The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln,’ said to be a dignified and reverent, but altogether entertaining, motion picture from 1924.

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‘Rebel Without a Cause&#...

Jun 12, 2014 by

James Dean plays a boy who tries to find love and affection, denied him at home, as the member of a juvenile gang.

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The death of Bruce Lee (1973)

Jun 11, 2014 by

It would seem like Bruce Lee was born for stardom, and unfortunately, like many of the brightest burning stars, he was gone far too soon.

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New in theaters: Disney’...

May 31, 2014 by

Sleeping Beauty is a must for a Disney fan. Most unforgettable character: The witch Maleficent. Compared to her, Dracula’s daughter was a social worker.

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Snow White dazzles the critics...

May 29, 2014 by

NYC, 1938: The dramatic entertainment most widely discussed for the past four weeks has been Walt Disney’s first full-length film, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.’

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Judy Garland & Deanna Dur...

May 28, 2014 by

How kids grow up in Hollywood: Despite all the glamor, Judy Garland and Deanna Durbin live home lives similar to millions of other growing girls

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‘Bambi’ is the bes...

May 16, 2014 by

Bambi is pure Disney, with all that means to lovers of the world of fun, beauty and imagination which Disney has made his own.

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Bogart & Bergman are supe...

Apr 21, 2014 by

The superb acting and detail directing took us to the refugee city of Casablanca, and there we stayed, right by the warm sides of Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. And we’re still there.

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Christopher Reeve takes flight...

Apr 10, 2014 by

Despite having all the earmarks of the world’s most expensive turkey, “Superman” turns out to be a slick, extremely classy, altogether first-rate production

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Being a movie star getting tou...

Apr 8, 2014 by

With the public no longer so gullible, there’s a growing tendency among directors to have their stars actually perform stunts and difficult feats wherever practicable.

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‘Blazing Saddles’ is typical M...

Apr 1, 2014 by

Any movie that includes a gigantic pie-throwing scene featuring 40 swishing dancers, Tarzan, Cheetah and Adolf Hitler can’t really be called ordinary. Particularly when it’s a western, set in 1874.

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