I arrived in this country with my family at the age of five and curiously that’s when my earliest memories start – memories of playing house with pencils. Before I loved the movies, I loved pencils. They were my favorite… Read More ›
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The magical and magnificent! MGM’s THE WIZARD OF OZ premiered today in 1939 in Hollywood’s Grauman’s Chinese Theater. To commemorate the occasion, here’s the Lux Radio Theater adaptation starring Judy Garland from 1950.
This is for Judy! “I’ve always taken ‘The Wizard of Oz’ very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I’ve spent my entire life trying to get over it.”
In 1924, MGM was formed by a merger of Louis B. Mayer’s Metro Pictures Company with the Goldwyn Pictures Corporation. Under Mayer’s influence, MGM productions were characterized by elaborate sets, gorgeous costuming and pretty girls. Such pictures as Ben-Hur, Grand… Read More ›