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Libby Holman (May 1904 – June was an American torch singer and stage actress .

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Actress and torch singer Libby Holman. She had an interesting life.

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Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard took the tinsel out of Tinseltown, the gild off the golden boy, and the cover off a forgotten murder.

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American stage and screen actor known for her extravagant dress and exotic sensuality. She appeared in eleven silent films but ...

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The more difficult truth is that Monty was dying almost as soon as he was brought into the world. As with all of us, it was living that killed him.

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It was one of the greatest Hollywood love affairs, beginning in a whirlwind of passion and secrecy and ending in breakdown and divorce.

With his first credited film appearance in 1935's Grand Old Girl, it didn't take long before Frederick Martin MacMurray—born in Kankakee, IL on this date in ...

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It has been a great year for the film Beggars of Life. This Spring saw the release of my new book, Beggars of Life: A Companion to the 1928 Film, and this ...

The house that played Norma's mansion was really on Wilshire Boulevard, not Sunset. It had belonged to J. Paul Getty's family. It would appear on film again ...

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To look at a photo of William Powell is to gaze upon a man with narrow shoulders, a lean physique, heavily lidded eyes, a large nose, and a weak chin.

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Those who check out the film may well want to check-out my new book, Beggars of Life: A Companion to the 1928 Film, available at select independent ...

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In 1940, actor William Gargan—born in Brooklyn, NY on this date in 1905—received appreciative tribute from his peers when he was nominated for a Best ...

BH: Was it widely known in Hollywood in the 1930s and forties that actresses like Garbo or Jean Arthur, to name two, were lesbians?

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It harkened back to his burlesque days (the movie's star was fellow Burly-Q veteran ...

The American stage and film actor Ralph "Rafe" Holmes was the son of the actors Taylor Holmes and Edna Phillips and the brother of actor Phillip Holmes.

Each title provides valuable background information about the era in which Brooks was active, and each mentions or touches on the actress and her career.

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For reasons I can't quite fathom (she actually made two good movies! Why did it have to end?), Eve ended her movie career with Men in Her Diary, ...

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After less than happy experiences with ”The Heiress” and his near-miss role-of-a-lifetime with “Sunset Boulevard,” Monty's fortunes in Hollywood seemed to ...

Anyone who reads this blogs knows I'm almost allergic to low-budget western, and this one, almost completely forgotten, isn't a ...

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When she lost her fortune in the Stock Market Crash of 1929, he abandoned her and took up with opera singer Mary McCormic, who divorced him in a highly ...

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Those who check out the film may well want to check-out my new book, Beggars of Life: A Companion to the 1928 Film, available at select independent ...

William Holden had received much acclaim for his performance in Golden Boy (1939), but had not yet lived up to his promise and spent the last decade in ...

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BH: Do you think bisexuality was very widespread among female stars during Hollywood's heyday? Barbara Stanwyck: …I heard that [Marlene] Dietrich, ...

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And better yet, each received great reviews! If you haven't secure your own copy of eith the book or the DVD / Blu-ray, why not do so today?

My brother met Gloria Swanson and had her autograph Spellbound in Darkness by George C. Pratt for me.

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But Swanson was not her character—not a crazed former starlet now driven mad by the abandonment of her fans; she was a hard-working actress who wasn' t above ...

Wilder returned to many of the themes of SUNSET BLVD. twenty eight years later with a film, also starring Holden, entitled FEDORA (1978).

As each decade passed, there has always been a prominent figure with the surname of Barrymore active under the helm of Hollywood or the entertainment ...

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Grace Kelly - Grace Kelly originally planned a career in theatre rather than in film, but her understated acting ability and elegant, classic style caught ...

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It said so on the chart from her astrologer, who read DeMille's horoscope. She reads everyone and everything in Hollywood, except Joe's script.

The Outsider: Monty Clift was the Hollywood star who defied the Hollywood system and shunned Hollywood stardom.

Pola Negri (January 3, 1897 – August 1, 1987) was one of the most mysterious and flamboyant of the silent film stars. She became famous in a series of ...

Bert Lahr and motion pictures achieved harmony when he was cast as The Cowardly Lion in the M-G-M musical The Wizard of Oz. His contract with the studio ...

It was fascinating to see the Ziegfeld Follies of the Air, the New 1934 Live from Broadway Revue at the Birdland Jazz Club in Times Square which gathered ...

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(And, ah-hem, lest we forget, dear Monty, you weren't even nominated this time around, unlike your fellow Best Supporting Actor Ralph Richardson who did get ...

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It isn't hard to find praise and analysis of the film, which won 3 Oscars, for Original Screenplay, Black and White Art Direction and Score.

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Lauren Bacall - Known for her husky voice and sultry looks, Lauren Bacall began her career in the film noir genre (having starred in The Big Sleep in 1946), ...

Before she was an actress known for westerns and Hitchcock films, Vera Miles was a