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Lana Turner, Judy Garland and Hedy Lamarr in 1941. So much talent and beauty in one photograph.

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Vintage

Contrary to Popular Opinion: The Postman Should Cut & Run

We knew this day would come.

We knew there would come a day when we would spill our darkest movie secret.

It’s this: We think the 1946 holy grail of film noir, the one that’s on everyone’s Top 10 List, is dreadfully overrated. 723 more words

Drama

The Man who Invented Rock Hudson: The Pretty Boys and Dirty Deals of Henry Willson (Book Review)

Henry Willson was one of the first modern tenpercenters, horning in on the formerly exclusive role of the studio executive as “talent” discoverer (his most memorable discoveries being Lana Turner and Rock Hudson). 254 more words

Golden Age Of Hollywood

Where Love Has Gone (1964)

Susan Hayward versus Bette Davis. An explosive combination on paper. A bit less so on film.

These two great actresses who were both known to tear up the screen and male costars were surely meant to face off against each other. 586 more words

Daily Take

Mission Focus

Four months into this blog about my eviction and I’ve written mostly about my life in San Francisco over the last forty years. When I started it I thought there would be dramatic legal events to report about the eviction process. 243 more words