All of us who love movies have lost a dear friend who loved movies
as much if not more than the majority of us. Gone but never forgotten.
Added by Richard Peterie on March 7, 2017 at 11:38am — No Comments
Anyone who loves classic movies knows this man! He was our host and commentator for many years on our beloved Turner Classic Movies channel. I always loved his intros and outros. He was a genuine movie lover and it came across when he spoke. We'll miss you, Mr. Osborne. I pray that…Continue
I am pleased to announce (one day before I post it on FB) the latest play (with music) in THE HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS collection.
It's called AVA & HER GUYS.
There are 4 characters: Ava Gardner, Frank Sinatra,…
Added by Michael B. Druxman on February 5, 2017 at 2:09pm — No Comments
Monday, January 16th, marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Carole Lombard in a plane crash outside of Las Vegas.
Monday also marks the 25th anniversary of the debut of my one-woman stage play, LOMBARD.
It opened, under my direction, in the Greater Los Angeles area on January 16, 1992 with Taylor Leigh playing the title role.…Continue
Added by Michael B. Druxman on January 16, 2017 at 8:23am — No Comments
I finally got thoroughly fed up with my provider and canceled not only my cable but also my land line. I now have only Internet.
The thing I was most concerned about was losing TCM. It's really the only channel I care about. But because of another account with a different provider, I am able to log into Watch TCM, which is live streaming of the channel over the Internet. This is the most amazing thing. Here I am in my quiet house, without TV or telemarketers calling all the time, and…Continue
Added by Forrest Hopson on December 28, 2016 at 11:20pm — No Comments
As many of you know I do not subscribe to cable or satellite dish. I've just felt that the price was unreasonable for the few channels my wife and I watch. Consequently, I have not watched Turner Classic Movie channel in a very long time. Recently AT&T announced a new service that allows you to…Continue
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Today, I purchased the book of songs of a Hollywood movie "The Joslon Story" in the period of the Republic of China, covers all the songs of this film, lyrics in English and Chinese. which in "Swanee"in 1919 by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Irving Caesar.…
Added by wenshuo on October 13, 2016 at 11:41pm — No Comments
I unfortunately got bad news from Ning this week. It seems that Ning is going to raise the rates on hosting our site. Not just raising it a little but actually almost double what we were paying effective in October. Fortunately we pay our bill annually and so it will not affect us until next July, but…Continue
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
Added by The Giant on August 30, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Dave Miller on August 16, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments
Arthur Schwartz visits Jerome Kern and Ira Gershwin when they are working on the Cover Girl score.1944…Continue
Added by wenshuo on August 15, 2016 at 11:20am — No Comments
Here's a link to the NY Times article:…Continue
Added by Philip C Binstead on July 16, 2016 at 4:55pm — No Comments