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Svengali

(google image – John Barrymore as “Svengali”)

You are the best at everything
You are God
but are too humble to admit it
most of the time… 101 more words

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Maurice Costello

Maurice Costello, where to start? There are a lots of interesting facts about this guy, the one they called Dimples!

Maurice George Costello was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 22, 1877. 1,927 more words

Childhood

John Barrymore: A Real Life Jeckyll and Hyde

Two traits are often mentioned alongside the name John Barrymore: First, that he is one of the greatest American actors who ever lived. And secondly, that he was an alcoholic who lived a highly publicized and tumultuous life. 1,440 more words

Douglas Fairbanks

Midnight (1939, Mitchell Leisen)

Midnight is a rather smart film. Screenwriters Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder are able to do a whole bunch of plot twists–always through comedic means–because of how they’ve got the film structured. 659 more words

Classics

Beau Brummel (1924)

*This post is part of the Second Annual Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood

Beau Brummel is a 1924 silent film released by Warner Bros. 651 more words

Films

50 Movie Collection: Mad Scientist Theater

Synopsis:

Embark on an experiment in terror as sinister scientists work their mad magic in this outrageous collection of sci-fi/horror classics. From inventions of evil to reanimations run amok, these 50 laboratory creations will haunt your dreams and steal your soul. 744 more words

Reviews

London, England | 15-16 July 1928

DATE July 15th
PLACE London, England
I arose to go to church and I got an underground to St James Park & then from there I walked to… 420 more words

Vincent Price Legacy