Top 5 Song and Dance Men from Classic Hollywood Movies

As musicals begin to make a little bit of a comeback we decided to reflect on what it takes to make an amazing song and dance man. This is a little bit of a modge podge of men… all with different strengths.If you want a good classic hollywood musical education, try one flick from each fella…

Oscar ~ Best Picture 1963

Frank Sinatra, introduced as a Producer/Director from Warner Brothers handed out the Oscar for the Best Picture, the nominees were: America America, Cleopatra, How the West Was Won, Lilies of the Field and Tom Jones. As Frank read the Best Picture nominee titles the picture of a fake movie marquee with the title of the…

Best Picture Ben Hur 1959

Reading a best seller that was written in 1880 is certainly a challenge. I was curious how the book Ben Hur  written by General Lew Wallace held up to the screenplay written by Karl Tunberg for the 1959 Best Picture of the Year. It was an arduous read and left me shaking my head at…

Cary Grant Honorary Academy Award 1969

Frank Sinatra presenting Cary Grant an Honorary Academy Award for the Oscars 42nd year 1969. We love that the Academy always makes amends for Awards Not Given. Having never received an Oscar Cary Grant was given an Honorary Achievement Award as did Deborah Kerr (1993) and Fred Astaire (1950). Cary Grant received his Honorary Achievement…

Donna Reed Best Supporting Actress 1953

Walter Brennan three times Best Supporting Actor Presenting Donna Reed Best Supporting Actress of 1953 Donna Reeds dash down the aisle in her heels and strapless evening gown to accept her award for the character Alma that she portrays in From Here to Eternity isn’t an academy first but it might be the fastest. I…

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!

Marilyn’s Last Phone Call September 7, 1923 ~ December 24, 1984 Good News, It Happened in Brooklyn, Easter Parade Peter… View Post

Marilyn’s Last Phone Call

  September 7, 1923 ~ December 24, 1984 Good News, It Happened in Brooklyn, Easter Parade Peter Lawford had many claims to fame. He was the first guy Elizabeth Taylor’s mother honed in on, when he strolled across the studio. Nothing could be better than a real English gentleman, with notable parents for a very…

francisalbertsinatra: Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra perform with daughters Gail Martin and Nancy Sinatra on The Dean Martin Show’s 1967 Christmas special.