I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want to see the girl next door, go next door – Joan Crawford
Genre: Musical/fantasy Description: In The Wizard of Oz Dorothy (Judy Garland) is an innocent farm girl who gets swept away in a tornado with her dog Toto.
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Genre: Drama Description: In All About Eve Margo Channing (Bette Davis) is a highly successful but aging star on Broadway.
If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy tales and I like them best of all – Audrey Hepburn
Birth: June 10, 1922 Minnesota, United States Death: June 22, 1969 London, England Childhood Before Judy Garland, became Judy Garland she was Frances Ethel Gumm. She was named after her parents, but was called ‘baby’. Frances was the youngest child of Ethel and Frank, two vaudevillians who ran a movie theater.
Greta Garbo might have been known for her fierce sense of privacy, but this december we will be able to see more of her personal life as her belongings will be auctioned off.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else – Judy Garland
Genre: Musical Description: West Side Story follows two rival street gangs in the late summer of 1957 in Manhattan:
Birth: February 1, 1901 Ohio, United States Death: November 16, 1960 Los Angeles, United States Childhood William Clark Gable was born in Cadiz, Ohio in 1901. He was named after his father William Gable, but would be called Clark.
Exactly 50 years ago the world lost a beloved actress, a sex symbol, an icon, a legend. Marilyn Monroe passed away on august 5th 1962. She was 36 years old.
Genre: Drama Description: In Rebel Without A Cause a troubled teenager named Jim Stark (James Dean) can’t help but get into trouble, which is reason enough for his parents to move from one town to another.
Actress Celeste Holm passed away yesterday at the age of 95.
Just saying the name ‘Hollywood’ brings up visions of movies, stars and glamour. But how did this iconic part of Los Angeles begin? Who made Hollywood what it is today? The answer is simple: H.J Whitley. Don’t be ashamed if this name doesn’t mean anything to you, most people don’t know the man who was …
Genre: Musical Description: In Singin’ in the Rain it’s 1927 and Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) are the most famous actors in Hollywood.
Birth: December 25, 1899 New York, United States Death: January 14, 1957 Los Angeles, United States Childhood Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born on December 25th 1899 in New York. He was the oldest child and only son of Dr. Belmont Bogart and Maud Humphrey, who he was named after. His mother was a commercial illustrator …
Method acting, or ‘The Method’, was an extremely popular approach to acting during The Golden Age of Hollywood. Some of its biggest fans were Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe and James Dean.