Tag: 1936

March 18, 2013 /

Dorothy Parker arriving with husband Alan Campbell in 1936 – looks like it was a bumpy flight: The pair were under contract to Paramount. She to write and he to write and act. Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, and Robert Carson collaborated on the screenplay, “A Star is Born” (1937).

February 22, 2013 /

Hermes Pan choreographed everything from “Swing Time” in 1936 to Elizabeth Taylor’s “Cleopatra” (including the spectacle – dancers, warriors, witch doctor’s, elephants, and zebras – that was Cleopatra’s procession into Rome). Pictured above with Ginger Rogers, he was a soft-spoken gregarious man who was loved by his dancers. Recently a…

February 3, 2013 /

Once upon a time… 1936:

January 17, 2013 /

In which the tramp has a rough go – “Modern Times” (1936) –

December 10, 2012 /

1936 – the “Santa Claus Lane” parade down Hollywood Blvd., in front of Grauman’s Chinese:

September 25, 2012 /

This is, perhaps, the weirdest cake I’ve ever seen: