Joel McCrea

Joel McCrea November 5, 1905 ~ October 20, 1990 Ramrod(1947), Bird of Paradise(1932), Chance at Heaven(1933) Happy Birthday Joel!  

John Gilbert There is no doubt in my mind that if there had been an Academy Awards Association in 1925 when the WWI silent movie…

John Gilbert

There is no doubt in my mind that if there had been an Academy Awards Association in 1925 when the WWI silent movie The Big Parade was made that either the movie or John Gilbert would have received some kind of nomination or award. John Gilbert over time seems to have gotten a bad rap…

The Wizard of OZ

The beauty of The Wizard of Oz could not have been achieved if not for Cedric Gibbons, who has appeared as Art Director on over 1500 films- though he had only worked on several- and claimed the title of the “Man who designed the Oscar.” The role of Dorothy was originally to be given to Shirley…