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Road Snaphot: Cohoes Falls

Sept. 3, Cohoes, N.Y.

Today is Becky’s birthday. Happy birthday, Becky, happy birthday Becky Girl. I love you.
Last night I left Saugerties, N.Y., after squandering most of Tuesday learning precious little about Gilded Age paper magnate W.R. 954 more words

The Bad and the Beautiful

The Bad and the Beautiful would make a terrific double feature with Sunset Boulevard. Like that film, it is a cynical look at Hollywood. It shows the impossibility of balancing careers and personal lives in show business, with the story of an ambitious but cold-hearted producer who destroys personal relationships in order to advance the careers of himself and his collaborators. 1,252 more words


Pretty Boy. Private Eye. Powell.

Thank you, TCM, for letting us watch throughout Monday and Monday evening how Dick Powell morphed from a 1930’s pretty-boy crooner (who could really get on your nerves, frankly) into the very heart and soul of classic film noir heroes and hard-boiled P.I.’s. 37 more words

Shades Of Noir

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Ruby Keeler, actress, dancer & singer (1910-1993)
See Ruby Keeler throughout the day today in Colleen (1936) at 6:00AM (ET), Flirtation Walk (1934) 11:15AM (ET) and… 76 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

"Are YOU Committed To YOUR Dream?"

                                           Are You Committed To Your Dream?

“Until one is committed, there is hesitance, the chance to draw back, and always ineffectiveness…The moment one definitely commits oneself…a whole stream of events issue from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his way.”   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe… 192 more words

Dick Powell

Split Second

A little behind the scenes info on this good B noir 348 more words


The Land of As Soon As

Land of As Soon As:


Are you or someone you know stuck in the land of “As Soon AS”?

Most of us have been there from time to time. 439 more words

Dick Powell