In 1939 Mr. Robinson went from Pasadena Jr. College to UCLA – and not only played baseball, but football and basketball as well.
How does a young lady who hops aboard a train in New York City without her luggage and ticket end up serenaded by “The Ale and Quail” club? And, breakfast… Read more The Palm Beach Story →
The father of an American film dance idiom – tap: Pictured behind the scenes at 20th Century Fox on “Stormy Weather” with Fats Waller.
Lena Horne (1917-2010) Katherine Dunham (1909-2006)
Lena Horne waits backstage at the Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles where Dorothy Dandridge appeared in the musical “Sweet n’ Hot” (1944)
Miss Horne shared top billing with Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, here they’re pictured with Cab Calloway, who conveniently played himself: The title song by Lena Horne, and the modern dance by… Read more LENA HORNE – STORMY WEATHER →
First, we’ll let the poster speak for itself:
By David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times January 26, 2013, 7:20 p.m. WASHINGTON — Marriage should be limited to unions of a man and a woman because they alone can… Read more DOMA LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES →