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Hollywood memories

We made a brief stop on the way to Disneyland to show our friend from France Hollywood. It brought back memories of my own. How in the 3rd grade my mother moved us out to Beverly Hills, where we lived on the wrong side of Santa Monica Blvd in a white stucco duplex with a very shell-shocked Korean vet living upstairs. 269 more words

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Lloyd Nolan : An Actor's Life With Meaning by Joel Blumberg and Sandra Grabman

Lloyd Nolan is one of those “faces” that turned up in many of the films I’ve watched through the years and his presence has always put a smile on my lips. 341 more words

Book Takes


There’s no living with a killing. There’s no going back from one. Right or wrong, it’s a brand… a brand sticks. There’s no going back…

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Appointment with Danger

Alan Ladd is a hardened inspector looking to bust up a mob that includes a pre-Dragnet Jack Webb.

This post is part of the Jack Webb blogathon hosted by Toby at the Hannibal 8 689 more words


E-mail Exchange with Mom, April 2008

This morning I wrangled with my mother about how she needs to come up to Cottonwood for a visit, and bring photos of my grandmother Caroline while she’s at it. 508 more words