The Barkleys of Broadway

There are countless, unforgettable films made during the golden age of Hollywood that were the result of “accidents,” where for one reason or another stars or directors ended up on a film because it was meant to be.  The Barkleys of Broadway is one of those. Kismet:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) had intended Charles Walter’s, Easter Parade […]


My Elvis double feature

It was the summer of my seventh year.  I sat in front of an old Magnavox television when the familiar introduction to The 4:30 Movie, a popular series shown in the New York City area from the 1960s to early 1980s, came on.  That entire week’s schedule was dedicated to the films of one star.  It was a […]