Historian and film preservationist Eric Grayson has been spearheading a massive Kickstarter campaign this month in an effort to restore, and score Colleen Moore's first Starring feature film. LITTLE ORPHANT' ANNIE (1918). Based on the famous James Whitcomb Riley poem, and the only film in which he himself actually appeared. Making it unnique in that respect.
This film has only been available in incomplete poor quality dupes of dupes for decades with several scenes out of the…Continue
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Edward Sorel, the award winning caricaturist has also written a book about the 1936 Mary Astor Custody Battle—Mary Astor’s Purple Diary. I am fortunate in having just read an advance review copy and can tell you that Mr. Sorel has illustrated and written a hilarious look of a mass media circus before television, 24-hour Cable news, the IPad, IPhone, Facebook and even…Continue
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Arthur Schwartz visits Jerome Kern and Ira Gershwin when they are working on the Cover Girl score.1944
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Here's a link to the NY Times article:…Continue