Facts: Lucy Ball

Lucy Ball smiling

Lucille suffered from ornithophobia, the fear of birds. She felt it came from seeing birds on the windowsill when she was told of her father’s death at the age of four.
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Lucille Ball

Birth: August 6, 1911
New York, United States

Death: April 26, 1989
California, United States

Lucille Ball was the first child of DeDe and Henry Ball, a young couple who were very much in love. It was a happy time and little Lucy was spoiled with love and affection. Unfortunately,  this was cut short when Henry died at age 27 from typhoid fever. Lucy was only four years old and her mother was pregnant with her little brother. Her mother was heartbroken and Lucy’s maternal grandparents and aunt stepped in to help the young widow.
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Natalie Wood’s daughter speaks out about her mother

NatalieWood

It’s been 35 years since Natalie Wood tragically drowned while on a boat trip. The details surrounding her untimely demise have always been mysterious and the investigation into her death is still open. Although her husband Robert Wagner has spoken about his late wife in interviews and even in his autobiography, her daughters have always remained silent on the subject. But Natalie’s oldest daughter Natasha has spoken out for the first time, while promoting a perfume called Natalie that she created in honor of her mother. Continue reading “Natalie Wood’s daughter speaks out about her mother”

The Seven Year Itch (1955)

The Seven Year Itch poster

Genre: Comedy

Description:
Like many other Manhattanites Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) packs his wife (Evelyn Keyes) and child off to summer vacation, while he stays behind to work. He begins to fantasize about other women and the opportunities he has now that his wife is out of town, but he promises himself he will not act on it. But then, he meets the girl who rented the apartment upstairs for the summer (Marilyn Monroe)…. Continue reading “The Seven Year Itch (1955)”

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



Quote of the week

Julie Newmar

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

Trove of Classic Hollywood movie posters found under floor board

Posters

A stash of rare movie posters discovered under a linoleum floor in York County, Pennsylvania, sold for a combined $219,000 in Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Poster Auction Nov. 21-22 in Dallas. The prized stash of 17 perfectly preserved posters was discovered by sons Bob and Dylan Basta as they tore up the lino in the house their dad Robert was renovating. Continue reading “Trove of Classic Hollywood movie posters found under floor board”

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