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

Hollywood Hell: Lana Turner’s Unlucky Love

Hollywood Hell: Lana Turner’s Unlucky Love

On the night of April 4, 1958 a juicy, Hollywood script, on a director’s desk stepped off the pages and became, reality. Johnny Stompanato, Lana Turner’s latest lover had been stabbed, to death. The knife-weilding, murderess wasn’t Lana, but her … Continue reading

Mabel Normand:  Vintage Vixen or Murderess Maiden?

Mabel Normand: Vintage Vixen or Murderess Maiden?

Mabel Normand began modeling for photographers at the tender age of, 15. From modeling she turned to acting on stage, then film. Mabel was a great comedienne and found her niche in slap-stick comedies, next to Charlie Chaplin. She was … Continue reading