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Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1949

Cover girls and boys (l.-r., in order of appearance): Esther Williams; Lana Turner; Bing Crosby and sons; Betty Grable.


Mermaids in the Movies.

I recently watched Pirates of the Carabean – On Stranger tides and the plot involves the pirates obtaining a Mermaid’s tear. This got me thinking ~ what other films feature fish tailed femmes? 634 more words


shazza reblogged this on sunshine and celandines and commented:

I have a hankering to watch a Mermaid movie, then I remembered that many moons ago I collected a sea full of sirens, all in one post. :) An Ocean of Ondines, , a Miracle of Mermaids. Let me know your favourite fishy tale. X

The Hoodlum Saint

The Hoodlum Saint (1946) is about as far from Esther Williams‘ usual movies as you can get. It’s a costume drama set in the 1920s, not a contemporary musical comedy, and it was filmed in black and white, not glorious Technicolor. 2,252 more words


Photoplay May-Aug. 1948

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): June Allyson, Lana Turner, Esther Williams, Shirley Temple and her beautiful baby.

Photoplay May-Aug. 1947

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): June Allyson; a beautiful Shirley Temple; Esther Williams; and an almost unrecognizable Lana Turner.



Oh, I am behind.

Million Dollar Mermaid (1952-8am/7am c)

Oscar Nomination

Color Cinematography-George J. Folsey

A biography of swimmer Annette Kellerman who caused a stir by wearing a one-piece bathing suit. 497 more words

Classic Hollywood

Musical Harassment

I read in the paper recently that the song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” has come under heavy criticism for what some consider its promotion of sexual harassment. 706 more words

Life Is Weird