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All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Jane Russell in THE LAS VEGAS STORY (RKO 1952)

Jane Russell’s  sexy as always, but THE LAS VEGAS STORY falls flatter than the proverbial pancake. This dull little crime drama boasts a good cast and some good moments, but on the whole doesn’t satisfy. 645 more words

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Jane Russell in THE LAS VEGAS STORY (RKO 1952)

Jane Russell’s  sexy as always, but THE LAS VEGAS STORY falls flatter than the proverbial pancake. This dull little crime drama boasts a good cast and some good moments, but on the whole doesn’t satisfy. 645 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

"Now my consolation is in the stardust of a song"

“Now my consolation is in the stardust of a song”

– Mitchell Parish, lyricist, Stardust, 1929.

– Hoagy Carmichael composer, Stardust,  1927.

Mitchell Parish…

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Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! (11/22/1899)

Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! Carmichael, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/22/1899. Hitch’s Happy Harmonists, one of his first recordings, recorded ‘Boneyard Shuffle’ in Richmond on May 19, 1925. 36 more words

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November 22 in history

498 – Symmachus was elected Pope in the Lateran Palace, whileLaurentiuswas elected Pope in Santa Maria Maggiore.

845 – The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeated the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the… 576 more words

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November 11th in Gennett History, 1927: Emil Seidel and his Orchestra Recorded “Together, We Two”

November 11th in Gennett History, 1927: Emil Seidel and his Orchestra recorded “Together, We Two” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 6324, Champion 15400, and Superior 300 and featured Cliff Williams (vox & d), Byron Smart (c), Oscar Rossberg (tb), Dick Kent, Gene Woods, and Maurice Bennett (sax), Hoagy Carmichael and Emil Seidel (p), Don Kimmell (g/bjo), and Paul Brown (bs). 13 more words

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October 31st in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Recorded "Star Dust"

October 31st in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “Star Dust” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311 and Sentry 4011. The recording featured Hoagy Carmichael (v, c, & p), Byron Smart (c), Oscar Rossberg (tb), Gene Woods (as), Dick Kent (as), Maurice Bennett (ts), Don Kimmell (g/bjo), Emil Seidel (p), Paul Brown (bs), and Cliff Williams (d). 46 more words

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