Joan Blondell presses her hand into the wet cement while husband Dick Powell looks on. February, 1937
"Tala pushed Glory Ghost’s head forward,holding in the reins. He pulled at the bit viciously,wanting more rein. Tala leaned closer to his neck,gripping some mane with the reins held in her gloved hands,and let his mane flow into her face. Sweat trickled down his body,letting everyone know how hard he was working. He flared his nostrils,stretched his neck out,and pinned his ears back against his neck." - Kaeli B.
Actors Pat O’Brien and Ray Milland, with wives Eloise and Mal, on board the Queen Elizabeth bound for London, 1946.
"Then Paramount decided this would be the ideal time to open The Lost Weekend with a series of ‘premieres’ in all the capitals of Europe, sending Adolph Zukor and myself to each one. It turned out to be the labor of Hercules all over again. We sailed from New York in early October on the Queen Mary [sic], itself a very gala trip. This was her maiden voyage after being used as a troopship for five years.” - Ray Milland, Wide-Eyed In Babylon
California Chrome galloping this morning at Los Alamitos.
My home state of Colorado has played host to many major film productions, mostly in the western genre. While California may have been the idea place for the studios to set up shop with the easy access to the ocean, mountains and…
Wow, another TCM Classic Film Festival is in the books. I realized pretty early on that writing decent posts wasn’t going to happen for me after long days of movie watching, so now after having a little bit of time to digest all that was this year’s TCMFF, here’s some daily recaps!
After leaving the press event on Thursday morning (covered here), a group of us young people went over to Mel’s…