Tag: Irving Thalberg

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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: a soaring sanctuary capped by a 100-foot-wide Byzantine dome, built by Hollywood moguls on the eve of the Depression and…

January 13, 2013 /

Her diary from her teen years includes comments on films she saw at MGM previews. These journal entries reveal Irene to have been perceptive and frank in her observations – even at 17. Her take on Romola (1924): “…L. Gish good as always but didn’t make the most of her…