“Behind the enchantment of the footlights there is the hard reality of the long climb to success. Mere talent is not enough — there must be, in the heart of the young player, a burning love of the stage which would sacrifice all else. 481 more words
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What a terrific start to the Madeleine Carroll blogathon! We have a wonderful selection of tributes for the birthday girl today.
Co-host Dorian, of Tales of the Easily Distracted, looks the Madeleine Carroll – Bob Hope partnership in… 164 more words
E: This year’s Oscar nominees, all of them, are born along on a relentless tide of ambition. Be someone; do something; make your mark. Figure out how to live, and live up to your promise. 8,643 more words
Whitney Stine became a fan of Bette Davis before he’d seen even one of her films.
Plagued by a series of illnesses as a child, Stine was often confined to his bedroom, unable to take up an outdoor hobby. 788 more words