Happy Fathers Day

To all of those Dad’s out there that go the extra mile (I’m sure those British Dad’s are now thanking Queen Elizabeth for putting the kibosh on the Debutante seasons after 1958) like Rex did for his American daughter in The Reluctant Debutante. Thank goodness Sandra Dee had John Saxon to save her from her…

1989~1999 Best Oscar Songs

Hmmm definitely a new decade, seven of the ten Best Songs chosen for Oscars are songs from animated film. Beauty and the Beast was nominated for Best picture in 1991. There were eighteen other nominations mostly for song or musical score. Best Score for a musical or comedy went to five animated movies. At the…

Happy Fathers Day Rex Harrison To all of those Dad’s out there that go the extra mile (I’m sure those British Dad’s are now thanking…

Mothers ~ Anne Revere

Often considered the “warm, wise, and stoic” mother, Anne Revere succeeded best in National Velvet, for which she won an Oscar. Nominated two other times for her ability to act the part in The Song of Bernadette and Gentleman’s Agreement, Anne’s career hit a brick wall in 1951 when her name was put on the…

Elizabeth Taylor – Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1992

Angela Lansbury presenting Elizabeth Taylor with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for 1992 in 1993. Very rarely the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences make acceptations to the rules and present double awards for the same category. The list is small and in 1993 it was decided that two people would be awarded the…

Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury Born October 16, 1925 Starting in films in 1944, Angela Lansbury began her career with an Oscar nominated first role at the age of 19  in Gaslight. Quickly after came National Velvet, and The Picture of Dorian Gray ( another Oscar nominated performance).  And while her amazing ability to act quickly gained her…

George Sidney October 4, 1916 ~ May 5, 2002 Showboat, Three Musketeers, Anchors Aweigh Happy Birthday Mr. Sidney! View Post

George Sidney

October 4, 1916 ~ May 5, 2002 Showboat, Three Musketeers, Anchors Aweigh Happy Birthday Mr. Sidney!

Mickey Rooney September 23, 1920 National Velvet, Young Tom Edison, Night at the Museum Happy Birthday Mickey!!! View Post

Mickey Rooney

September 23, 1920 National Velvet, Young Tom Edison, Night at the Museum Happy Birthday Mickey!!!

Carroll Baker Carroll Baker ~ May 28, 1931 Something Wild, Bridge to the Sun, Harlow Happy Birthday Carroll! View Post

Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker ~ May 28, 1931 Something Wild, Bridge to the Sun, Harlow Happy Birthday Carroll!