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Dramatic School (1938)

“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


Madeleine Carroll Birthday Bash - Day 1

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


Striving for Greatness: Who Will Win at the 2015 Oscars?

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


10 Classic Movie Diva Showdowns

“Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels,” goes the famous quote from an old cartoon. The actress is the subject of a… 1,183 more words


Classic Quiz: Vol. 2

Welcome to TMP’s second Classic Quiz! Each quiz will contain five questions, pulled from my collection of Hollywood trivia books. Before we get to this week’s questions, here are the answers to last week’s quiz: 99 more words

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TMP Reads: "I'd Love to Kiss You..." Conversations with Bette Davis by Whitney Stine

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

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Clouds over Vienna

Camera Canon EOS 300| Film Lomography Redscale ISO 50-200 | Vienna, Schonbrunn palace |