Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Margot Kidder plays Kathy Lutz, the newlywed wife of George Lutz and the mother of three children who have found they’re “dream home”, in the small, town of Amityville. In the movie, as well as in real life, The Lutz’s … Continue reading

Vive la révolution!

Vive la révolution!

Danielle Darrieux was a French-born, actress and singer. Her career spanned 8 decades, one of the longest in film history. At age 7, when her father passed away, Danielle started playing the cello. She studied in Paris, at the Conservatoire … Continue reading

Safe in Hell

Safe in Hell

Dorothy Mackaill is a British-born actress who made her mark with silent films, then to pre-code, talkies. As a teenage runaway, Dorothy made it to London to pursue, acting. Somehow the teen made it from London, to Paris. In Paris, … Continue reading

Heavenly Harlow

Heavenly Harlow

Jean Harlow was THE original bombshell. Quite a moniker to live up to. And we know she did it well! Sure she played the Sex Kitten, but I don’t know if I’d want to see Harlow shave her hairline and … Continue reading

Maid Marion

Maid Marion

Marion Davies’ story starts like a lot of these lovely ladies, of film. A talented young girl, on Broadway, who found her way to movies. But, Marion’s story differs, a bit. A 19-year old, Davies was dancing in the famed, … Continue reading

The name’s Malone, not Monroe!

The name’s Malone, not Monroe!

Dorothy Malone went to Hollywood with an RKO contract and received starlet treatment: acting, singing, dancing, diction lessons along with, and bit parts. She did well, esp with Sinatra in Step Lively . RKO somehow lost interest but, Warner’s Bros. … Continue reading