Tag: on set

August 8, 2015 /
August 8, 2015 /

I don’t know what it is with Hollywood Royalty, but purchasing a palace abroad is commonplace in certain circles. Ireland is a popular spot (John Huston, Roy Disney, etc.)  I don’t know if it has to do with availability or price, but there you have it. I heard a newly…

July 20, 2015 /

“Billy Dear, please dress me forever. I love you, Marilyn.” Note from Marilyn Monroe to costume designer, William Travilla: On “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”: .

June 4, 2015 /
May 25, 2015 /

Babies, that’s Pop, sometime in the late 1940s early 1950s. You know, I’ve mentioned him and my uncle a couple of times on the weblog: Once upon a time (when I was oh so much younger) I cracked wise to my pop – something about Hollywood being a cesspool, or…

May 25, 2015 /
March 13, 2015 /

“It’s Love I’m After” – aren’t we all? (Note: Miss de Havilland will turn 99 on July 1st – Olivia de Havilland – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.) Bette Davis and Leslie Howard on set with director, Archie Mayo: Leslie Howard originally envisioned either Gertrude Lawrence or Ina Claire, both noted…

March 5, 2015 /
January 30, 2015 /

Hello angelic ones, Pictured above is Myrna Loy, glamorous? Undoubtedly. Comfortable? Well let’s see, her eyes are taped, she has a twenty pound headdress on, she probably spent four hours in makeup, and that heavily brocaded and sparkling gown looks – itchy. So, in answer to my own question –…