Tag: Grand Hotel

May 20, 2014 /

I’m halfway through “It’s in His Kiss”

February 7, 2014 /
January 21, 2014 /

As per the traditions of Hollywood, and my habit of turning conversations my way here’s the preface: Oh! Talk about me? Of course! Spoiled and sheltered, and can go Sicilian in an instant. On the other hand. There are people who restore, regenerate, thrive in self-invention, and don’t have a…

May 23, 2013 /

I remember seeing an item in the Hollywood Reporter a little while ago about the lack of skilled and seasoned producers in the industry. One of the anonymous sources cited a corporate culture at fault for eviscerating art and concentrating on profit. He/she bemoaned the emphasis on product, as if…

October 19, 2012 /

Okay my darlings, I too am sitting at a device that conveys words into world, drinking a cup of coffee… But I would say the element I lack in my yoga pants and husband’s T-shirt is glamour (and a Marcel Wave).

October 17, 2012 /

I love these stills – here we have director Edmund Goulding by camera, the cinematographer was William H. Daniels.

October 17, 2012 /

Greta and John waiting on set in a pair of director’s chairs. See the satin coverlet to protect Miss Garbo’s delicate gown from set dust? Have you ever seen a movie scene in which someone is barefoot? If you catch a glimpse the soles of their feet are usually black.…