Tag: Billy Wilder

February 18, 2015 /

Readers inquired about the scaled down ceremony, I thought I’d supply the visual, and yes – these statuettes were plaster: From left to right, Van Heflin, Greer Garson, James Cagney, and Theresa Wright.

January 23, 2015 /
December 9, 2014 /

Professor Bertram Potts: What’re you gonna do? Sugarpuss O’Shea: I’m going to show you what yum-yum is. Here’s yum. [kisses him] Sugarpuss O’Shea: Here’s the other yum. [kisses him again] Sugarpuss O’Shea: And here’s yum-yum. [gives a long kiss that knocks him backwards onto a chair]

September 23, 2014 /

Here’s the set up: Ninotchka commenting on western decadence – (looking at a ladies’ hat in a display window)  How can such a civilization survive which permits their women to put things like that on their heads? It won’t be long now comrades. And then she meets Melvyn Douglas and…

June 23, 2014 /
June 1, 2014 /

“Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.”  Marilyn Monroe

May 28, 2014 /

A comedic everyman who played foil to the bombshells of an era recounts what happened that night in New York when they shot the famous subway scene. .