Tag: Charlie Chaplin

June 24, 2018 /
January 22, 2015 /

Prototypical comedian Charles Chaplin escorts Marion Davies to the premiere of her film, “The Floradora Girl” in 1930: This was Chaplin’s house on Summit Dr. I’d show you Marion Davies house, but it was just a chunky old Tudor.

September 11, 2014 /

Who danced and dined here? Just about everybody. A couple from the 1930’s: The room was redesigned in 1934 by Mary Jeffras: The crowd could have contained anyone… Joan Crawford, Clara Bow, Charlie Chaplin, Cary Grant…

April 28, 2014 /

After Other Voices was published, Truman came wafting into the office one day and told me that Vogue wanted him to go to Hollywood for two weeks to write the impressions of a young writer who had never before been there. They offered him two thousand and expenses for two…

March 27, 2014 /

Ruthie Saylor: [Talking about Richard Sumner as he tape measures the office] Do you think we’re being redecorated? Sylvia Blair: Does he look like an interior decorator to you? Peg Costello: No. He looks like one of those men who suddenly switched to vodka!

March 27, 2014 /
January 4, 2014 /