Category: Chicago

July 6, 2013 /

I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer.                  Ben Hecht Ben Hecht – Wikipedia, the free…

February 13, 2013 /

I’m very interested in the derivation of ideas and that takes me on some winding paths on which I invite you to join… I was scrounging around for images like these for… ah, tomorrow… you know, Valentine’s Day: When I stumbled across this on IMDb – Movies, TV and Celebrities:…

January 24, 2013 /

This goes out to my blogging friends in Chicago, where today and everyday this week it’s been below zero… Howell Conant for LIFE Magazine, November 11th, 1966

January 24, 2013 /

The building was designed by Louis Sullivan – Frank Lloyd Wright was one of his employees. Howard Conant for LIFE Magazine, November 11th, 1966 Alumni from this famous theater include Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers, Gilda Radner, Eugene Levy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bonnie Hunt, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey…

January 24, 2013 /

Chicago, the incubator of the modern skyscraper… I don’t know how to describe its style… Maybe cutting edge leavened by Midwestern practicality??? Howard Conant for LIFE Magazine, November 11th, 1966