Rest in peace Doris Day, 1922-2019. My favorite Doris Day movies aren’t really the usual titles, but I’ve always enjoyed her most in The Winning Team (1952), Love Me or Leave Me (1955), and Midnight Lace (1960). TCM Remembers page currently includes TCM Remembers Doris Day video, plus complete updated schedule for 24-hour tribute to […]
Complete non-sports checklist and trading card gallery picturing the 1933 Moviebook Corp. of New York set of 32 trading cards.
Seven different movie card and collectible videos have now posted to YouTube, plus an introduction to the entire first series of twelve videos. Links to each video are included in this post.
Announcing the rebirth of the Immortal Ephemera YouTube channel, new daily mini-biographies in the Immortal Ephemera Store, and free eBooks for Amazon KU members.
The Black Friday sale at the Immortal Ephemera eBay Store runs through Tuesday, November 27, and includes discount of up to 50% off. Plus “Buy 4, Get 1 Free,” plus free shipping for US orders over $25 … and you can stack all of those deals on the same order!
A lengthy and detailed interview with film historian Dan Van Neste about the subject of his latest book, The Magnificent Heel: The Life and Films of Ricardo Cortez, published in 2017 by BearManor Media.
A quick aside for something a little more modern than usual. My brother-in-law Eric Terzo has had his film Exit Plan selected for the 2018 New York Short Film Festival. Playing November 6, 2018, at the Cinema Village Theatre in Greenwich Village. Also accessible online at Film Pulse.
Announcing an October 2018 update to the Immortal Ephemera all-time Movie Centenarians page to include Diana Serra Cary, aka Baby Peggy Montgomery.
Complete non-sports checklist and trading card gallery picturing the 1935 Ardath “Scenes from Big Films” tobacco card set of 100 cards.
A review plus background information about Paramount pre-Code The Story of Temple Drake (1933), adapted from Sanctuary by William Faulkner. Book and adaptation are compared and contrasted. Casting and path to screen are covered, including George Raft’s refusal to appear in the film. Biographical information about stars Miriam Hopkins and Jack La Rue. Lengthy article, over 5,500 words, first appeared in Classic Movie Monthly #5.