Tag Archive for ‘Fred Astaire’

Loretta Young 101

A&E’s Biography (1987) said Loretta Young “remains a symbol of beauty, serenity, and grace. But behind the glamor and stardom is a woman of substance whose true beauty lies in her dedication to her family, her faith, and her quest to live… Read More ›

Honoring George Gershwin

He was born Jacob Gershowitz in Brooklyn, New York on the 26th day of September in 1898.  The younger brother of lyricist Ira Gershwin, Jacob, who changed his name to “George” to go with the new last name both brothers adopted,… Read More ›

Versatile Blogger

I never know exactly how to start posts that result from another blogger’s appreciation of whatever might be presented on Once Upon a Screen. It never fails to blow me away and certainly never gets old. Today is no exception… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

Just looking at Ginger

A very rare, quadruple threat in American cinema would have turned 102 years old today.  I haven’t a clue how to put into words the joy she’s brought to so many through the years by way of her extraordinary talents. … Read More ›

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