The December issue of Movieline was dedicated to Black Hollywood. Twenty years ago, David Thomson evaluated the progress of the acting opportunities in cinema from its beginnings through the mid-nineties. 3,972 more words
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- Music by Max Steiner. (Everyone, all together now: Of course it is!!!)
- This movie opens on the aftermath of a weeklong honeymoon party thrown by newlyweds Peter Van Allen (the ever stuffy George Brent) and famous pianist Sandra Kovak (the ever brilliant Mary Astor). 1,026 more words
Welcome to another Wildcard Wednesday! Today’s post is the latest addition in our series of Pre-Code Essentials. Here’s the updated list.
42. Blonde Venus (1932) 1,024 more words
Hattie McDaniel was born on June 10th, 1895 in Wichita Kansas. The youngest of thirteen children, her mother and father were both former slaves. Her father, Henry McDaniel, had fought in the Civil War and still suffered from wounds he had received in that conflict. 1,848 more words