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Johnny Come Lately (1943)

“If I were thirty years younger.”

To see Marjorie Main look James Cagney up and down with a hunger in her eye and deliver that line is alone worth the price of admission to this enjoyable Cagney Brothers production released thru United Artists. 700 more words

Daily Take

Know Your Character Actor - Hattie McDaniel

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

Know Your Character Actor

Zippity Do Dah

When I chose Zippity Do Dah for my Z post, I thought it was just a song to sing when you are happy. But in reading about the origins and lyrics of the song, I learned it is surrounded by controversy. 389 more words

A-to-zblogging Challenge

Famous Women Artists

It’s Women’s History Month, and today we are celebrating famous American female artists.

Art is such a fluid and vast collection of mediums and it is challenging to cover all of them. 1,026 more words

Black Women Who Have Broken Ground in Entertainment

8 Dynamic Black Women History-Makers In Film, Television and Theatre

Celebrating Women’s History Month with bold and brazen trailblazers in entertainment

by Safon Floyd    March 17, 2016… 456 more words

Women In Film

Judge Priest

Released:  1934

Cast:  Will Rogers, Tom Brown, Henry B. Walthall, Hattie McDaniel, Stepin Fetchit

SUMMARY:  In Kentucky in 1890, Reconstruction has been going on for 25 years, and most of the Civil War veterans are older men.  1,020 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

The Size of Success

Though this picture is very small, I wanted to lead this post with it because in more ways than one it signifies success. From left to right are my mom Norma, my father Eddie, actress Louise Beavers, Louise Beavers’ father, Academy Award Winner Hattie McDaniel, and unfortunately I have not identified the woman on the far right. 349 more words