Ext. Romanoff’s: Int. Romanoff’s: The Zanuck’s celebrate Susan”s graduation from the Marlborough School with a dance at Romanoff’s. From left to right, Darryl, Susan, and Virginia Zanuck:
Today is Darryl F. Zanuck’s birthday:
Simply beautiful… .
A New Yorker in LA… Here we have Woody Allen in 1965 promoting kitten rescue by appointing Anna Marie San Martin to the divine rank of Miss Pussycat. Of course the release of his new movie, WHAT’S NEW PUSSYCAT was completely coincidental.
Sorry angels, I have residential architecture on the brain – perhaps because I’m renovating my kitchen. The devil’s truly in the details. Quelle horreur! Don’t even get me started on counter depth refrigerators. I’ll put this in parlance any bride would understand; counter depth or built in refrigerators are the…
Ever have one of those days? Well, I really can’t complain… Irene Dunne and Robert Taylor in MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION, directed by John M. Stahl, based on the book by Lloyd C. Douglas. The 1954 Douglas Sirk version deserves a post of its own…
Ms. Diller, a 37-year-old homemaker when she took up comedy, mined her domestic life for material, assuring audiences that she fed Fang and her kids garbage soup and buried her ironing in the backyard. She exuded an image that was part Wicked Witch of the West (a role she actually…
J. Edgar Hoover (as I mentioned before, a big fan of “I Love Lucy”) and Clyde Tolson at the races in Del Mar: Cagney in “G Men”: Leo as J. Edgar:
Lindbergh made his famous flight in 1927. This photo is of a somewhat obscure movie actress, Gertie Messinger, posing at an art exhibit in Los Angeles with a bust of “Lucky Lindbergh” sculpted by Irene Hundt Rundquist.