Tag: oscars

March 4, 2018 /
February 18, 2015 /

Readers inquired about the scaled down ceremony, I thought I’d supply the visual, and yes – these statuettes were plaster: From left to right, Van Heflin, Greer Garson, James Cagney, and Theresa Wright.

February 16, 2015 /

This week a series of posts about the Academy Awards, but I thought we’d start at the inception, the organizing banquet at the Biltmore on May 11th, 1927.

March 6, 2014 /
March 2, 2014 /
November 5, 2013 /

Vivien Leigh arrives in Los Angeles via Paris in 1953:

June 12, 2013 /

The second time the awards were televised Audrey Hepburn won Best Actress for her performance in “Roman Holiday” – Donald O’Connor is at the podium in Los Angeles, and Audrey is presented with the award by Jean Hersholt in New York – where she was working on “Sabrina” (location work was…

March 12, 2013 /
February 24, 2013 /

I’ve gone fishin’ and today we have a guest blogger, and a wonderful, unvarnished, opinion piece from a dear friend who kindly allowed me to publish it. Hope you have a blast tonight! And, three cheers for Jan! By the way, this is our beloved Meryl Streep backstage after her…