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Hit the Deck (1955)

Sailors with the U.S. Navy — including pals Danny (Russ Tamblyn) and Rico (Vic Damone) — are in the Arctic completing “Operation Ice Cream,” which requires them to swim in freezing waters. 483 more words


Style Crush Sunday #2: The Dress

I was around six years old the first time I saw On The Town.
Mum and Dad were having a night out and Grandad was babysitting. 289 more words

On The Town

Too Darned Hot

The latest alarming claim made by the climate change alarmists is that everyone’s sex life will suffer as a result of anthropogenic global warming. Their theory seems to derive from an old Cole Porter song, which famously observed that “According to the Kinsey Report, every average man you know much prefers his lovy-dovey to court when the temperature is low. 639 more words


Musical Monday: Small Town Girl (1953)

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.
In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. 612 more words

Musical Monday

Bearcats & Jezebels: Betty Comden

I’ve just posted another bio over at Bearcats & Jezebels, and, because it deals with one of my favourite films, I thought I’d share it here too! 1,581 more words


Ways to improve your mood: "Shaking the blues away"

Can a movie from the Musical Golden Age be a good medicine for your soul and body? I think it can.

This week I am going to start this section showing you a musical number performed by two beautiful actresses in the Hollywood Golden Age. 264 more words

American Musicals

The Rules Of Defense (And Why I'm Breaking Them Today)

For many years, I have been told that I cannot use stories about certain people, as told by others, in building a case for why the allegations of Rich’s Sweethearts make no sense. 1,046 more words