This week a series of posts about the Academy Awards, but I thought we’d start at the inception, the organizing banquet at the Biltmore on May 11th, 1927.
“To live sanely in Los Angeles (or, I suppose, in any other large American city) you have to cultivate the art of staying awake. You must learn to resist… Read more Quote For The Day By Christopher Isherwood About LA via The Dish →
1920 – out in the fresh air: 1934 – at The Talk of the Town: A carhop on roller skates, reminiscent of Vickie Lester, hat tip to SCENTS MEMORY |… Read more Waiting Tables in Hollywood →
“Have you met my significant other?” Anne shook her head, expecting him to introduce a strapping young man, possibly, most likely, in the acting profession. Instead he blew a kiss… Read more Joan Collins, in the words of Mr. Lester, “Zowie!” →
Vivien Leigh arrives in Los Angeles via Paris in 1953:
A few pictures, long ago, of Wilshire Blvd. and the temple: By ADAM NAGOURNEY Published: August 18, 2013 LOS ANGELES — It was known as the Temple of the Stars:… Read more Second Act for the Temple of the Stars – NYTimes.com →
Hm… I thought the glasses gave me that intellectual je ne sais quoi, however…