The Get Girl

November 20, 1920  ~November 6, 1991       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…

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…

MANDATORY CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD FILM LIST…PART DEAUX

LIST TWO… Rochellelynn is correct we have watched A LOT of Classic Hollywood films. And making this list only confirms what I believed in the past. I am a Warner Brothers Studio Girl and Rochellelynn is an MGM Studio Girl. And I mean Studio as opposed to Archive. Because any Studio film can end up…

MANDATORY CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD FILM LIST

LIST ONE….. Note: We’ve watched A LOT of classic Hollywood films. This is my list so far- and no they’re not necessarily based on anything even close to “merit.” I know annstj will have her own list, so look out for  a LIST TWO. This was prompted by my younger brother asking what “other” old…

….for one night with Gilda

When Peter saw Rita Hayworth, across a crowded room, he could do little more than stare. Though what could his stare be to the sea of stares that seemed to be on Rita at all times. Young and new in Hollywood he had little more than his looks and his fabulous accent to recommend him….