“Ladies and Gentlemen Lux Presents Hollywood”

It went off the air for the last time on June 7, 1955.  Here’s to Lux Radio Theater. ◊ To everyone from me and Cecil B. DeMille a hearty welcome! Following is information on Lux Radio Theater as noted on The Radio Hall of Fame site with some details and images added by me: “Lux…presents Hollywood!” These words […]


Barbara Stanwyck on OTR

  Barbara Stanwyck – July 16, 1907 to January 20, 1990 “Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to be paid for what I love doing.” The Lady Esther Screen Guild Theater presents, “Why Jack is not going to appear on the show” with Jack Benny, Basil […]


Errol Flynn, The Perfect Specimen

Errol Flynn (1909-1959) would have turned 105 years old this June 20th and I post this in tribute. A Lux Radio Theater performance of “The Perfect Specimen,” which originally aired on January 2, 1939 with Errol Flynn and Joan Blondell reprising their roles from the Michael Curtiz-directed 1937 film of the same title. If it’s images of Errol […]


Sunset Blvd…It IS Big!

Norma Desmond: “You see, this is my life! It always will be! Nothing else! Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark…” _______________________________________________ The opening credits role down the famed, Sunset Boulevard and end at the L.A. Country Morgue.  A dead man lies on a slab with an identification tag on […]


A Romance of the Redwoods

Other than the significant role she played in Hollywood history, I know close to nothing of Mary Pickford’s work as an actress.  This is why I wanted to take part in The Mary Pickford Blogathon hosted by Classic Movies.  My attempt to venture wholeheartedly into the world of silent film.  To this point I can […]