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 ›

Gene Autry on Melody Ranch

“Hard-riding, sweet-singing, cowboy picture star Gene Autry” was heard each Sunday evening on radios across America via CBS, the Columbia Broadcasting System. Gene’s Melody Ranch radio show aired for an unprecedented 16 years (between 1940 and 1956), featuring songs, comedy and action… 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 ›

BOGART for SUTS on TCM

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.”    

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