Tag: baseball

February 1, 2013 /

Here he’s pictured with Ruby Dee in “The Jackie Robinson Story”:

February 1, 2013 /

In 1939 Mr. Robinson went from Pasadena Jr. College to UCLA – and not only played baseball, but football and basketball as well.

January 5, 2013 /

In the 1930s and 40s there was an annual event to raise money for Mount Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Wrigley Field played host to participants, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper, Groucho Marx, Milton Berle, Clark Gable, Fred Astaire, Boris Karloff, Buster Keaton… The list goes on and on with appearances…

October 7, 2012 /

As you might have gleaned by now, when there’s a story to tell about Hollywood, I’m inclined to change the names and mix it up a bit to protect the innocent. What follows is mostly true, except what’s not. “Okay. No baseball. What you’ve got to do is barge back…

October 7, 2012 /

As you might have gleaned by now, when there’s a story to tell about Hollywood, I’m inclined to change the names and mix it up a bit to protect the innocent. What follows is mostly true, except what’s not. Bill Aagard, a first time film director, met Tessa Moynihan, a…