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I Never Claimed to be Donna Reed!

My daughter zoned in on the Donna Reed Show when I started falling short in the motherhood department.  In case you don’t remember, Donna Reed was the perfect wife and mother, always prissing around in cinch-waist dresses with petticoats, high heels and jewelry.  308 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Joyce Compton, actress (1907-1997)

Jerome Kern, composer (1885-1945)
Buddy G. DeSylvia, songwriter, producer & record executive (1895-1950)
George K. Arthur, actor & producer (1899-1985)
Donna Reed, actress (1921-1986) 28 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

January 27 in history

1186 Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, married Constance of Sicily.

1343 Pope Clement VI issued the Bull… 439 more words


"You look like Donna Reed ..."

Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986)

I was at a wedding reception in the early 1980s – I think it was at a country club in Westlake Village – and I was sweaty and winded from an hour of dancing (to some disco dreck) and drunk, although no more than usual for a night out – not bad wedding drunk – and my one good suit was in decent repair. 749 more words

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On This Date, January 14

Not our best day ever, we’ve lost some bright stars.

Humphrey Bogart. ‘Nuff said. 67 more words


Things I Love About The Movies: "Nobody ever lies about being lonely."

Fred Zinnemann’s From Here to Eternity is my ultimate favorite film. I first encountered the 1953 film because I had wanted to check out Frank Sinatra’s Oscar-winning performance. 284 more words

Things I Love About The Movies