The Summer Olympics took place in Los Angeles in 1984 when I was a sprout and my dad had a period of paternal custody. Those who drove were singing the… Read more Summer in Los Angeles—with movies stars, swimmers, gangsters, and Liberace… →
Lupe Velez shot at Gary Cooper when he was boarding a train for Chicago, but here all is hugs and roses (1932)
Gary Cooper meets Lupe Velez at Central Station, Los Angeles, in 1932:
At first, Gable found Lombard to be bawdier than he was willing to handle – No Man of Her Own (1932)
During filming, Gable and Lombard were entirely indifferent to one another, with Lombard in a foul mood due to her recent unpleasant loan-out to United Artists. She spoke of that… Read more At first, Gable found Lombard to be bawdier than he was willing to handle – No Man of Her Own (1932) →
I remember seeing an item in the Hollywood Reporter a little while ago about the lack of skilled and seasoned producers in the industry. One of the anonymous sources cited… Read more PREMIERE OF GRAND HOTEL AT GRAUMAN’S CHINESE – 1932 →
I seriously doubt it… but here’s a pretty recipe with her name on it.
A lot’s been written, positive and negative, on the man and the company – I’m not going to add to that stew – I’ll just say before there was a… Read more DISNEY MEETS OSCAR IN 1932 →