Genre: Romance Description: In An Affair To Remember Nickie Ferrante (Cary Grant), a well-known playboy, and Terry McKay ( Deborah Kerr), a nightclub singer, meet on a ship crossing the ocean. They are both heading back from Europe to their intended fiancées. They develop a friendship that blossoms into love.
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.
You can’t fail. The further you fall, the greater the opportunity for growth and change. – Julie Newmar
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 …
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.
Genre: drama/film noir Description: In Laura police detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) is investigating the murder of the beautiful and successful Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney).
Genre: Drama Description: 12 Angry Men begins in a courthouse where an eighteen year old boy from a bad neighborhood is on trial for allegedly stabbing his father to death.
It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes; enemies are inevitable when one is a doer. – Norma Schearer
Irish-American actress Maureen O’Hara, one of the last living stars from the golden age of Hollywood, has died aged 95, her manager said.
Read facts you never knew about Jean Harlow: Jean’s mother is seen as the original ‘stage mother’, the modern phrase for a woman who vicariously lives out her own dreams of stardom through her child. Jean was photographed nude at the age of 17 by photographer Edward Bower Hesser in Griffith Park in 1928. She …
Today marks the sixtieth anniversary of James Dean’s untimely death. James was 24-years old and had starred in just three movies when he died. In many ways he was just beginning. Still, he’s one of the few Classic Hollywood actors who’s fame survived the test of time.
A television started to become a staple in households all over the world in the 1950’s. For Classic Hollywood this was very unfortunate timing: in 1948 the decline of the studio system had begun.
Tough times don’t last, tough people do. – Gregory Peck
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 …
Genre: Drama Description: From Here to Eternity focuses on the Schofield Army Barracks in Honolulu, in the languid days before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Birth: March 3, 1911 Kansas City, United States Death: June 7, 1937 Los Angeles, United States Jean Harlow was born as Harlean Harlow Carpenter on March 3, 1911 in Kansas City. She was never called by her given name though; everyone who knew her called her Baby and would do so for the rest of …
You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen. – Ginger Rogers …
A new documentary on Marlon Brando called “Listen to Me Marlon” has just been released. But this is not just any documentary: “Listen to Me Marlon” is told in the late Brando’s own voice, culled from some 300 hours of audiotapes the actor made over the decades.