Tag: Manhattan

November 4, 2018 /

Visiting the city was fantastic. Loved that nobody is stumbling around the Frick taking phone photos like they do at the Met. Loved walking through Central Park every day. Loved staying with an old friend who I am now going to model a character in the novel on, who demanded…

September 11, 2017 /
January 6, 2015 /

Hello my angels, I am enmeshed in things bookish. But, our beloved Lanier (SCENTS MEMORY | There is nothing like the smell of a man.) pointed out a treasure of a weblog and an enchanting tale… A Cary Grant Story This story was told by Ann Walker, the mother of…

November 27, 2013 /
November 27, 2013 /

William Scott was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army’s First Motion Picture Unit (reporting to Lt. Ronald Reagan), where he worked with such animators as Frank Thomas. After the war, he became what was then known as a “story man” at Warner…

November 27, 2013 /

This is Jack Haley as the Tin Man getting a buff and a polish: And here’s the Tin Man flying above New York City:

November 27, 2013 /

The Christmas Parade, The Santa Claus Lane Parade, usually the day after Thanksgiving down Hollywood Blvd. This fellow is actor comedian Eddie Cantor on a float in Hollywood: And here he is floating above New York in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade:

May 1, 2013 /

. The Date, by George Kaplan . Rhodes Cardell was in a quandary. As was Will Makepeace. Rhodes Cardell was in a panic. So, too, was Will Makepeace. This wasn’t too surprising, because Rhodes Cardell *was* Will Makepeace, or, rather, vice versa. . It was 1983. Rhodes Cardell was a…