To remember Carole

No one needs a reason to remember Carole.  Or to dedicate a post in her honor.  But I do so today because it happens to be the anniversary of her death (January 16, 1942).  And because there’s fun to share. Although Carole… Read More ›

The Little Tramp turns 100

“A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.” – Charlie Chaplin Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of Charlie Chaplin‘s Little Tramp when the Keystone Comedy, Kid Auto… Read More ›

ORSON WELLES on Suspense Radio

In memory of Orson Welles who passed on October 10, 1985, I present a collection of 8 half-hour episodes of the CBS Radio series, “SUSPENSE” in which he guest starred. Suspense (CBS) Directors: William N. Robeson, William Spier Music: Bernard… Read More ›

The voice of FREDRIC MARCH

On what would have been his birthday, I celebrate the voice of Fredric March – impressive on stage, screen and radio.  For your listening pleasure a special old time radio double feature: Lux Radio Theater presents “Death Takes A Holiday”… Read More ›


Turner Classic Movies (TCM) kicks off its 2013 Summer Under the Stars (SUTS) event, which takes place every August, with a day-long tribute to the man who is ranked #1 on the American Film Institute‘s list of the greatest screen actors… Read More ›

Burns and Allen

Not long ago I did a post on Gracie Allen, Just Gracie, one of my all-time favorite comedians and now here’s another honoring her on what would have been her birthday – and of course, George Burns – they were… Read More ›

Build my gallows high, baby…

In a noir mood, though no excuse is needed. A gallery of film noir posters (and more) simply because I love them. “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”    

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… Read More ›


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