Brief look at RKO “B” movie CURTAIN CALL. Naive playwright set loose in New York when producers use her terrible play with hopes of taming their only star. Stars Barbara Read, Alan Mowbray, Helen Vinson. Directed by Frank Woodruff.
His Warts, Their Warts: The Ragman’s Son by Kirk Douglas
Thoughts after reading Kirk Douglas’ 1988 autobiography The Ragman’s Son. Written during TCM’s September 2011 tribute to Douglas as their Star of the Month.