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Musical Monday: Cain and Mabel (1936)

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.
In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. 768 more words

Musical Monday

Cain and Mabel: Davies and Gable's Clash

Yesterday, the one who was known as The King of Hollywood, Clark Gable, would have turned 117 years old. For the occasion, my friend Michaela over at… 771 more words


Living in the Past is Certified A-Okay!

Yes, loyal readers of this lofty blog no doubt recall that I seriously love living in the past!

Not necessarily my own past, which, for the most part, … 557 more words

Marion Davies' 121st birthday

Marion Davies was born on this date in 1897. She and her nephew, the screenwriter Charles Lederer, always celebrated their birthdays together on New Year’s Day (Lederer was born on December 31), but January 3 was the actual date of her birth. 708 more words

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Turning Marion Davies

Oh fine, I suspect that with the exception of maybe a small handful of people, if that many, the title is lost on my readers. Dont worry, I will explain, and even the video has a clever connection too! 573 more words


Blondie of the Follies (1932) -reviewed by George

The story of two girls, neighbors in New York’s East Side tenements, is more soap opera than show business tale, but it rises above the script because of the actresses playing the two young women. 336 more words