Loretta Young : Mommie Dearest : Part 2

Loretta Young : Mommie Dearest : Part 2

Gable and Young saw each other only socially in the years that followed. Clark had married Carole Lombard (who died in a plane crash, in 1942). In 1950 they made another film together, Key to the City. It’s believed Loretta … Continue reading

Loretta Young : Mommie Dearest : Part 1

Loretta Young : Mommie Dearest : Part 1

Loretta Young, publicity photo for “Call of the Wild”. During the filming of “Call of the Wild”, Loretta Young had an affair with her co-star, Clark Gable. Gable was notorious for bedding his leading ladies and Loretta although a devout … Continue reading

The Flapper Magazine: Not for Old Fogies!

The Flapper Magazine: Not for Old Fogies!

“The Flapper” (not for old fogies!) began publication in, 1922. It was based out of Chicago and the first issues were mainly focused on flapper apparel: the “new-fashioned” girl. As the magazine delved deeper, they wrote about the importance of … Continue reading

June McCall

June McCall

June McCall was a sweet girl who tried to stay good, in Hollywood. The Vargas Girl, cover model told about how she was constantly on the defense, from “sleazy men on casting couches”. When she was a chorus girl, a … Continue reading

The underrated sexiness of Deborah Kerr

The underrated sexiness of Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr, From Here to Eternity ”I don’t think anyone knew I could act until I put on a bathing suit,” Deborah Kerr once told Collier’s magazine. That halter top, bathing suit did turn heads and Kerr was nominated for … Continue reading

Valley of the Dolls

Valley of the Dolls

1967’s Valley of the Dolls (based on the novel by Jaqueline Susann) starred Patty Duke, Sharon Tate, and Barbara Parkins. The movie centers on Anne Welles, Barbara’s character, who comes to New York with hopes of finding a lavish job … Continue reading

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Morticia is the wife of Gomez Addams and mother of Wednesday Addams, Pugsley Addams and Pubert Addams. The family also includes Grandmama Addams (Morticia’s mother-in-law), Fester Addams (brother-in-law), and an older sister named, Ophelia Frump. The Addams Family originally came … Continue reading