A paid testimonial from Bert Lahr for Skippy Peanut Butter How did we get Bert Lahr to appear in an ad for Skippy Peanut Butter?
New York-born Dick Clark, the pioneering powerhouse in the music and TV industries, was best known to the world for his show American Bandstand, and for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
‘The picture was thrown on the screen, and there was the exact shade of hair and eyes, the true flesh tints it was almost spooky, even a little string of pink beads about my neck, why, there they were just as pink as could be!’
First appearing on TV in 1975, Welcome Back, Kotter would go on to become one of America’s best-loved sitcoms. Most notably, it starred a young John Travolta as Vinnie Barbarino.
George Takei talks about the Star Trek Phenomenon and the power of the classic TV series (1976) By John Stanley – The San Francisco Examiner
Motion picture etiquette: Lantern slides (1912)
“For some reason, I like Post cereals twice as much as everybody else does.” Doctor Dolittle and his friends agree! “Start your day a little
What’s it like growing up on national TV? Melissa Gilbert knows all about it. She’s starred in the long-running hit show, Little House on the Prairie, since it began. Dynamite recently met Melissa, who told us what growing up in Hollywood is like, on camera and off.
“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
Batman: What’s Adam West doing now? (1977) What advice, you may wonder, would Adam (Batman) West give to Lynda (Wonder Woman) Carter? “That depends upon
Really funny people don’t need tricks or gimmicks. All they have to do is be themselves. On CBS Radio every weekday.
New VCR by RCA to debut The fledgling home television video tape cassette recorder (VCR) industry, only a year old and with a mediocre track
Faces to watch Robert Downey, Jr “Everything changes my ideas about acting,” admits 22-year-old Robert Downey, Jr. “I feel like I’m raking up a lawn
When the first AC Nielsen ratings for the fall 1964 TV season came out, a wave of shock and panic rippled through an industry suddenly turned upside down.
They didn’t call Cindy Crawford a supermodel for nothing! Below, check out a selection of her fashion magazine covers from the mid- to late-eighties. Cindy
The Potter School in “The Birds” The Potter School in 2012 Hitchcock & Hedren by the school Note the church in the background. Saint Teresa
James Dean plays a boy who tries to find love and affection, denied him at home, as the member of a juvenile gang.
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
Hoffman has the strange ability to be himself on stage. Or at least if that is not himself he is playing, or at least some aspect of himself, he must be so unnaturally talented that he is practically monstrous.
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.
Clowns and daredevils! Ponderous pachyderms! Wild beasts! And 34 new acts from behind the Iron Curtain! A peek into the life of a circus clown.
While the “finale” in the original article title refers to the fact that this was Clark Gable’s last movie — he died just 12 days after filming of The Misfits ended — looking back, we can see that the phrasing was oddly (and sadly) prescient: Time would eventually reveal that this was Marilyn Monroe’s final film role, too.
See Jimi Hendrix play “The Star Spangled Banner” live at Woodstock on August 18, 1969
A very expectant Barbara Eden, title star of NBC-TV’s fall I Dream of Jeannie series, beamed and smilingly said, “I thought I had picked up a bug somewhere.”
The Love Boat sailed from ABC into American homes for nine seasons, spanning 249 episodes, from 1977 until 1986. The hour-long dramedy/sitcom was a favorite of viewers and critics alike.
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.
“Thelonious,” a tune from his very first Blue Note session, had verses fashioned from a single ingeniously hammered note, with three horns playing shifting dissonances behind it. He developed the one-note motif in his solo and then abruptly broke into some pure, old-fashioned Harlem oompah stride.
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