Quote of the week

Spencertracy

It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn’t, and when it does, we may well reject it.Spencer Tracy

 

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Myths: Lupe Vélez’ death

In Classic Hollywood Myths we take a look at all the myths about the Golden Age of Hollywood. What really happened? Are these ‘urban legends’ true or false? Classic Hollywood Central looks into it!

Myth: Lupe Vélez died by drowning in a toilet bowl

Lupe Velez

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Quote of the Week

Spencer Tracy

It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn’t, and when it does, we may well reject it.Spencer Tracy



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Doris Day

Birth: 3 April, 1922
Ohio, United States

Doris Day was born as Doris Kapelhoff on April 3, 1922 in Cincinatti, Ohio. She was the daughter of William, a music teacher, and Alma, a housewife, and had an older brother named Paul.

Doris Day as a child

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Quote of the week

Julie Newmar

You can’t fail. The further you fall, the greater the opportunity for growth and change. – Julie Newmar

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Myths: The Wizard of Oz’ munchkin suicide

In Classic Hollywood Myths we take a look at all the myths about the Golden Age of Hollywood. What really happened? Are these ‘urban legends’ true or false? Classic Hollywood Central looks into it!

Myth: A munchkin on the set of The Wizard of Oz committed suicide and you can see it in the film.

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Laura (1944)

Laura movie poster

Genre: drama/film noir

Description:
Police detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) is investigating the murder of the beautiful and successful Laura Hunt (Gene Kelly).

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Quote of the Week

Norma Shearer

It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes; enemies are inevitable when one is a doer.Norma Schearer




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Quote of the week

Gregory peck

Tough times don’t last, tough people do.Gregory Peck




 

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Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Clark Gable & Carole Lombard

They were at the height of their fame when they became the ultimate celebrity couple: Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. He was known as ‘the King of Hollywood’ and she was America’s Sweetheart. They were in it for the long haul, but fate got in between.
Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of Classic Hollywood’s real life love stories and continues with the tragic love of Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.


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