Lady on a Train

Nothing says Christmas to me more this year than the Deanna Durbin Christmas Noir movie Lady on a Train, directed in 1945 by French Director Charles David, Durbin’s future husband: December 21, 1950. The original story Lady on a Train was by Leslie Charteris author of ‘The Saint’ series of books. Lady on a Train…

Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake ~ I Married a Witch (1942)              

Remember the Night Watching Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray trying not to fall in love as thief and prosecuting… View Post

Remember the Night

Watching Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray trying not to fall in love as thief and prosecuting attorney, we almost wonder how they ever had a chance- sleeping in cars together, going to dances together, dealing with crazy family drama together, and getting arrested together usually just end up one place- a relationship. Enjoy this one…

Remembering Deanna Durbin

  America’s Sweetheart passed away in the spring of this year at the age of 91 and America barely blinked an eye. Her passing was only a whisper of a blip on the entertainment or news media radar. It isn’t even acknowledged in the Memoriam section on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences…

Classic Holiday Films from Classic Hollywood Getting ready to jump into the Holiday Season, we wanted to share our ABSOLUTLEY ESSENTIAL Holiday… View Post

Classic Holiday Films from Classic Hollywood

Getting ready to jump into the Holiday Season, we wanted to share our ABSOLUTLEY ESSENTIAL Holiday Films from the days of old. While there are quite a few classic movies out there we decided to narrow it down to ones we’ll definitely make time for. Christmas in Connecticut(1945): My absolute favorite Christmas film! Dennis Morgan…

Girl With the Peek a Boo Hair November 14, 1922 ~ July 7, 1973 Veronica Lake Sullivan’s Travels, I Married a Witch, So Proudly… View Post

Girl With the Peek a Boo Hair

November 14, 1922 ~ July 7, 1973 Veronica Lake Sullivan’s Travels, I Married a Witch, So Proudly We Hail Happy Birthday Ronnie!

Andy Devine October 7, 1905 ~ February 18, 1977              Andy Devine Man Wanted, Midnight Mary, Stagecoach View Post

Andy Devine

October 7, 1905 ~ February 18, 1977              Andy Devine Man Wanted, Midnight Mary, Stagecoach Happy Birthday Jingles!

Jeanette MacDonald June 18, 1903 ~ January 14, 1965 The Lottery Bride, Love Me Tonight, San Francisco Happy Birthday… View Post

Jeanette MacDonald

June 18, 1903 ~ January 14, 1965 The Lottery Bride, Love Me Tonight, San Francisco Happy Birthday Jeanette!

Leading Ladies: Rosalind Russell June 4, 1907  ~ November 28, 1976     Rosalind Russell Rosalind Russell is known for many roles.… View Post

Leading Ladies: Rosalind Russell

June 4, 1907  ~ November 28, 1976     Rosalind Russell Rosalind Russell is known for many roles. For her slapstick humor. For her witty banter. We like her in Howard Hawks 1940 remake of The Front Page,  His Girl Friday, playing the able-to-run-with-the-men reporter Hildy Johnson.  We like her in My Sister Eileen as the passed over…

Don Ameche Don Ameche ~ May 31, 1908 ~ December 6, 1993 Midnight, The Three Musketeers, The Story of… View Post

Don Ameche

Don Ameche ~ May 31, 1908 ~ December 6, 1993 Midnight, The Three Musketeers, The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Happy Birthday Don!