Hollywood Good Girl Jean Arthur

Hollywood Good Girl ~ Jean Arthur Apart from the extremely steamy scene on the steps in The More the Merrier and the two husbands problem in Too Many Husbands, Jean actually was a very good girl. We saw it in innocent roles on screen in Easy Living as the broke writer who finds some good luck,…

Movie Mogul Darryl Zanuck

  September 5, 1902 ~ December 22, 1979 If Darryl F. Zanuck knew about anything- it was how to pick good actors. But producing a wide array of films, Zanuck often left his jovial and fun side at the studio lot gate. Movies were a business, and he treated them seriously. When Shirley Temple saved…

Olivia de Havilland

July 1, 1916        Olivia De Havilland is a Living Legend from Classic Hollywood of days gone by. It was a time of Swashbucklers, Gangsters, and Romantic virile Leading Men.  It was a time of the Movie Studio System of seven year exclusive contracts, contracts with options to loan out actors or actresses at the whim…