I’m greeting the New Year with the cold that spans the world right now, so thanks to Mr. Benny and Ms. Crawford we have some comfort food for cold weather.… Read more I didn’t say it was good — I said it was meatloaf — three versions: Joan Crawford’s, Jack Benny’s and mine →
My Lunches with Orson: Conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles: Peter Biskind: 9780805097252: Amazon.com: Books. OW: I wanted to try and promote her career. Nobody even glanced at Marilyn.… Read more Marilyn Monroe and Jack Benny and some words on Zanuck and Marilyn by Orson Welles →
A bereaved Clark Gable looks on as Irene Dunne christens the ship with Louis B. Mayer looking on, the date commemorated the second anniversary of Carole Lombard’s record breaking bond… Read more SS CAROLE LOMBARD – JANUARY 15, 1944 →
Lombard’s last film was in post when her plane went down – which explains the slightly elegiac tone of the ad.
Leo Carrillo an actor and comedian, is probably best known today for his efforts on behalf of the state of California. Malibu? Leo Carrillo State Park? Hearst Castle? You got… Read more HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS WITH LEO CARRILLO →
Now, Peggy could sing… Why does Jimmy have the microphone?
Sleigh bells ring…