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BORN IN 1918

Some of biggest actors, directors, screenwriters, and others were born 100 years ago.  They range from the first Blake Carrington, “The Love Goddess,” Ed Norton, a member of the Rat Pack, a pioneering film director, one of Disney’s first stars, and the last surviving star of the silent era. 1,780 more words

Classic Hollywood

Review: Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

With the release of Ocean’s 8 looming over the horizon, the prospect of seeing the original Ocean’s Eleven held as much appeal as being dragged to an antique show in the middle of a desert. 447 more words

Retro Reviews

Live Music Session #19 - Christmas with Slim Ditty!

We get fully festive on Thursday 21st December as ace crooner, comedian and entertainer Slim Ditty and co descend on us this yuletide for a fantastically festive sing-along! 86 more words


Legendary Jazz Singer Keely Smith Dies At 89

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – Keely Smith, a Las Vegas legend and one of Palm Springs’ most popular singers in the era of Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, died of heart failure over the weekend after a long period of declining health. 546 more words


25 Days Of Christmas Songs: Day 5

Hello, Vixens!!!  Welcome back to the countdown!!!

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Growing up in an Italian family meant certain things were a given:  Pasta and church on Sunday, no meat on Friday and this man’s music for the holidays. 148 more words


Dean Martin: 1960's Cool

In a decade where the Beatles, Twiggy and Steve McQueen were regarded as hip and cool, Dean Martin was the rare middle aged personality that achieved success in a culture rapidly becoming taken over by a younger generation.  1,097 more words