Summer Under the Stars: Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney was unquestionably the “most beautiful woman in movie history”, stated Darryl F. Zanuck, founder of 20th Century Fox, though even the most beautiful have their insecurities. Gene brought an exotic quality to the screen that many latched onto from the start, especially in a very blonde Hollywood in the 40’s. With an overbite,…

Suicide in Classic Hollywood

Much of my love for film comes from the fact that we can learn anything and everything from the stories we’re told- about ourselves, about others, about our culture. Film has always represented time periods, beliefs, and obstacles better than any other medium. We can see reactions and we can feel their feelings. This is…