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Past Imperfect - #363

Dick: “Now, now, my pet. There’s no reason to be so blue.”

Ruby: “But you don’t understand. I really wanted to get that part. I practiced and practiced for at least fifteen minutes!” 276 more words


4 "Good Girls" of Film Noir

I do not particularly care for the term “Good Girl,” because it feels rather condescending toward the guardian angels of film-noir. In fact, on closer research, I’m not even sure if it’s a widely accepted term. 353 more words

Film List

Musical Monday: Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)

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. 493 more words

Musical Monday

All-Star Radio Shows

For your travels and enjoyment here’s a collection of 4th of July themed old-time radio shows.

We begin with an episode of “Calling All Cars” rom July 4th, 1934  161 more words

Old Time Radio

2016 Fathers Day

Father’s Day

Father’s day 2016 found me at Church listening to a long drawn out sermon and it never mentioned Fathers Day. On Mothers Day every mother was handed a long stem red rose. 195 more words

Dick Powell

Peopl Who Are Able to Speak in Public Make More Money!

People Who Are Able to Speak in Public make more MONEY!

So you really want to improve your public speaking, interviews and presentations?

If that is really true then you must be open to get some assistance. 179 more words

Dick Powell

Murder, My Sweet (1944, Edward Dmytryk)

Murder, My Sweet takes a peculiar approach to the detective story. Lead Dick Powell graciously lets everyone overshadow him in scenes; he doesn’t exactly fumble his way through his investigation, but he does befuddle his way through it. 524 more words