“Louis B. Mayer once looked at me and said, ‘You will never get the girl at the end’. So I worked on my acting.”
I’ve been spiffing up the joint. Don’t panic, I’m not changing the theme again! just went back into old posts, pruned out the dead pic links and changed the unreadable font colors. now we’re all pretty and got some smell-good on again, just like Tom:
and since I’m on the subject of working on this blog, I wanted to share some of the tools I use to make it, and that make it fun for me.
This is the trailer for this must-see 1949 B noir with William Lundigan as a homicide detective working on the case of “the Judge”, an elusive serial killer who only murders in the rain. Lundigan assembles a faceless Judge mannequin based on various witness descriptions. The dummy alone is guaranteed to give you the willies, but the bit where Lundigan unknowingly meets the real Judge is one of the creepiest scenes ever filmed. Dorothy Patrick plays a reporter in this Richard Fleischer gem.
Classic movies & entertainment new on disc the week of DEC 10 Continue reading
“People laugh when I say I’m not an actor, but I’m not, I play myself. Continue reading
what’s the best opening of a classic movie? and that includes credits. First that came to my mind was Bette Davis in The Letter, and Edmond O’Brien in D.O.A. but after thinking about it, my personal favorite is this sequence:
“I love to entertain an audience”
a vintage recipe to try over the holiday season
“Back then – if you were pretty, and especially if you were pretty and blonde, you were automatically labeled stupid. Not very bright. Makes me so angry! I’ve known an awful lot of very smart, very bright, very beautiful blonde women. And folks, I happen to be one of them.” Continue reading