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

Hollywood’s First Femme Fatale: Olive Thomas

Hollywood’s First Femme Fatale: Olive Thomas

Olive Thomas may have been the first, flapper girl, ever. But, she was gone by the dawn of the Jazz age. Her story is that of triumph and tragedy, straight out of Shakespeare. Olive was raised in dire poverty, in … Continue reading

The Beautiful & The Damned

The Beautiful & The Damned

Marie Prevost was wide-eyed with, bee-stung lips. He dark mane, beautifully-bobbed, and sophisticated fashion is the epitome of the “flapper”, young darlings of the jazz age. Marie hit the scene, hard. She had appeared in some short movies but caught … 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

A little Tuesday, for your Thursday!

A little Tuesday, for your Thursday!

Tuesday Weld started life out, tough. She was supporting her family, financially by age 3, as a baby model and child actor, in NYC. Tuesday and her mother had a tumultuous relationship, with “mama” loving and hating her young, daughter. … Continue reading