How Thomas Edison shaped our w...

Apr 1, 2017 by

Here’s a look back from 1964 at the career of “American folk hero” Thomas Edison.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gary Cooper’s ‘The...

Mar 9, 2014 by

One of the most difficult problems of Hollywood film producers has been to create the condensed breath that emanates from a person’s mouth on a cold day.

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Are they real or fake? Silent ...

Nov 22, 2013 by

The sensational feats of motion-picture stars Are they genuine or faked? A frank discussion of a question that has been asked by...

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Kim Novak for Beautyrest mattr...

Nov 20, 2013 by

The Temptation of Beautyrest Another story about the kind of comfort that’s kind to your back Give Kim Novak an...

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Tom Mix’s stunts in Mr L...

Aug 29, 2012 by

Some roll Tom Mix made a daring ride on his horse Tony, down a 200 foot embankment for a scene in his latest William Fox photoplay,...

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