A collection of 12 vintage newspaper ads representing every Janet Gaynor movie playing on TCM during their August 12, 2016 TCM Summer Under the Stars marathon.
Research Notes & Reading Quotes
Short pieces of content related to my daily reading and writing routine. Interesting facts I spot while researching my posts and books. Fascinating quotes I come across while reading books or searching old newspaper archives. Classic movie history as it happened.
A collection of 14 vintage newspaper ads representing every Jean Harlow movie playing on TCM during their August 7, 2016 TCM Summer Under the Stars marathon.
A collection of 16 vintage newspaper ads representing every Fay Wray movie playing on TCM during their August 4, 2016 TCM Summer Under the Stars marathon.
A collection of 8 vintage newspaper ads, each representing an Olivia de Havilland movie playing on TCM during the second week of their centennial Star of the Month celebration, July 8-9, 2016.
A look at David Meuel’s highly recommended third volume of film history Women Film Editors, published by McFarland, 2016.
Posted on July 1, 2016, Olivia de Havilland’s one hundredth birthday. Includes “Picto-Sked” displaying TCM’s opening night lineup of Olivia de Havilland movies, plus other images.
Both Al Jolson and Walter Winchell provide America with their individual takes on their altercation at the Hollywood American Legion Stadium in 1933.
From 1927: Mark Hellinger writes lengthy column charting the rise of Larry Fay of The El Fey nightclub.
I cover Richard Barthelmess in Heroes for Sale (1933) inside the latest issue of The Pre-Code Companion for Kindle. An excerpt is included here.
1927 obituary plus image of “The Great Mouthpiece,” William J. Fallon, who inspired the crooked mouthpiece cycle of movies in the early 1930s.