Tag: 1950

March 30, 2015 /

Wilson: Who’s Harvey? Miss Kelly: A white rabbit, six feet tall. Wilson: Six feet? Elwood P. Dowd: Six feet three and a half inches. Now let’s stick to the facts.

June 7, 2014 /

Or, the ladies who lunch at Perino’s: The Beverly Hills Hotel: And, the Ambassador Hotel:

January 12, 2014 /

What? You didn’t think I was serious? Jell-o, a nineteen-twenties aesthetic…and Joan Crawford in Our Dancing Daughters, circa 1928, a naughty, scandalous flapper… Madcap youth! The 1950’s, a changing aesthetic, and Jell-o UNLEASHED: One of my favorite films of all time about the birth of talkies, Singin’ in the Rain,…

November 3, 2013 /

Architect Claude Beelman: In 1950 actress Monica Lewis demonstrates “falling back” to Standard Time on the Eastern building clock tower.

October 11, 2013 /

Billy Wilder directs Gloria Swanson and William Holden: Drop by tomorrow for more Sunday Stories.