Zorina the Ballerina

Zorina the Ballerina

Prima Ballerina: Vera Zorina Vera’s parents were both professional singers, in Norway where Vera grew up. Zorina already had show business in her blood. Soon it was realized, not only could she sing, but she was an amazing dancer. Her … Continue reading

Goodbye, Eleanor

Goodbye, Eleanor

Rest in Peace, Eleanor Parker. Parker went back and forth from A-list movies, to B’s. When going to see an Eleanor Parker film, you may not recognize her not only physically, but her range of acting ability, perplexed many moviegoers, … Continue reading

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

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

Femme Fatale Series: Joan Bennett in “Scarlett Street”

Femme Fatale Series: Joan Bennett in “Scarlett Street”

Next up, Joan Bennett plays Kitty March in Fritz Lang’s “Scarlett Street”. Kitty is in the racket with her boyfriend Johnny (Dan Duryea) of playing older men, for money. This time Kitty sets her sights on wanna-be artist, Chris Cross … Continue reading

~Joyeux Anniversaire~

~Joyeux Anniversaire~

Happy Birthday, Brigitte Bardot! Can you believe the sex symbol of all time, (next to Marilyn, of course) is 79, today!? Still rockin’ the Bardot Bouffant, to this day and still amazing, for an “almost octogenarian”! Enjoy the beautiful, BB!

Kay Kendall

Kay Kendall

Kay Kendall would have been a natural for the 1930’s screw-ball, comedies. She would have fit nicely in with the edgy, 1960’s films. Kay Kendall crashed into Hollywood between those times, when she just didn’t seem to find her niche … Continue reading

THAT DRESS!!

THAT DRESS!!

Designer Travilia, made the iconic white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe, as a blast of air, from the subway grating gives everyone a little peek at those famous gams (& a little more)! The dress was worn by MM, in … Continue reading