A biography of Stuart Erwin, best known for portraying comic bumblers on screen and later starring on TV with his wife, June Collyer, in The Stu Erwin Show.
Mary Carlisle, Former Wampas Baby Star, Bing Crosby Co-Star Turns 100 Today
A brief biography of 1930s Hollywood beauty Mary Carlisle with several rare images including early Promotional Photos and trading cards. Wampas Baby Star of 1932 who appeared in three films with Bing Crosby, the long-lived Miss Carlisle-Blakely turns 100 in 2014.
Cary Grant Comes to Paramount, Leaves to Become Screen Legend
Archie Leach comes to Paramount, becomes Cary Grant. Cary Grant leaves Paramount to become a legendary star. Post includes some old Archie Leach ads, more.
Harry Carey Images … And More
When I think Harry Carey two very different images immediately pop to mind. They’re here, with several others, as we zero on Carey’s unforgettable face. Plus, Elmer Booth.
Hal Roach and Three Well-Known Employees, All Born January 14
Hal Roach employees Bebe Daniels, Mary Ann Jackson and William Bendix were all born on January 14 just like their boss. Each spent significant time working for Roach at different points in the career of the famed producer.
Was Miriam Hopkins the Sexiest Pre-Code Star of Them All?
A look at Miriam Hopkins concentrating on her early 1930s work, including The Smiling Lieutenant, Trouble in Paradise, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and especially Design for Living, perhaps the most sinful of all pre-Code movies. Plus a gallery of Hopkins pre-Code movie ads.
October 13: Louise Closser Hale, Irene Rich, Douglass Dumbrille, Laraine Day
A look at several stars born on October 13 including Louise Closser Hale, Douglass Dumbrille, Irene Rich, Gertrude Howard, Laraine Day and others.
Lowell Sherman, American Caramel Cards, and TCM Picks in the October 11 Immortal Archives
The Immortal Archives for October 11 celebrates birthdays of Lowell Sherman, Gladys Lloyd, Mickey Daniels and others. Plus TCM picks for the day and a Retro Gallery featuring E123 American Caramel Trading Cards.
Helen Hayes Achieves Much More Than a Rose Garden
Later in life Helen Hayes said all that was left for her to achieve was a good rose garden. The First Lady of American Theater managed much more than that over her 80 year career on stage and screen.
Robert Warwick, Broadway and Silent Film Star Turns Talkie Character Actor
You’ve seen Robert Warwick dozens of times. Born Robert Taylor Bien the aspiring opera singer went to Broadway and became a Silent Film Matinee idol long before talkies came into play.