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I'm old and grumpy

Well, in truth I have my moments. Oh fine, I have too many of them nowadays lol. But no, the inspiration today for my blog wasnt really me, it was my dear old laptop that I’m typing this on, with the emphasis on old! 661 more words

Public Transport

Photoplay May-Aug. 1950

Cover girls and boy (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jeanne Crain; Elizabeth Taylor; Dick Powell and June Allyson; Esther Williams.


#251 Marion Davies sans Hearst

Marion Davies was born Marion Cecilia Douras on January 3, 1897, in what had recently become the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. She passed on September 22, 1961 in Los Angeles, California of cancer. 611 more words

Jones 1000

Station West (1948)

Directed by Sidney Lanfield
Written by Frank Fenton and Winston Miller

Evident by the list of films for this Westerns marathon, the sheer volume of films made chronicling cowboys and indians, outlaws and lawmen is impressive. 572 more words


Living in the Past is Certified A-Okay!

Yes, loyal readers of this lofty blog no doubt recall that I seriously love living in the past!

Not necessarily my own past, which, for the most part, … 557 more words

The Busby Berkeley Blogathon-- "Pettin' in the Park"

I’ll admit that Busby Berkeley isn’t one of my favorite figures from the classic era of Hollywood.  While I recognize that his choreography is unique and very creative, sometimes I find it a little tedious when there is a lot of it present in one film.  1,203 more words