An enigmatic sensation – Katharine Hepburn in the papers after A Bill of Divorcement. Confused and curious reporters call her most mysterious arrival since Garbo. Plus TCM Summer Under the Stars Hepburn schedule.
Some early 20th Century Press for Lillian Gish includes the confusion above; Mention of a 1902 stage injury; Related to baseball’s Frank Chance?; Old movie advertisements as well. Originally posted as part of 2012’s Lillian Gish 2012 Summer Under the Stars celebration.
TCM Summer Under the Stars James Cagney schedule with Cagney press clippings from the time of his 1931 breakout in The Public Enemy.
Looking at Ginger Rogers as the 1920s newspapers covered her. From Charleston Champ to Ginger and the Redheads leading into Ginger’s first few movies. Plus the 2012 TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule.
First impressions of movies introduced to me by TCM’s Summer Under the Stars: They Won’t Forget (1937); The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937); Tennessee Johnson (1942); To Sir, With Love (1967) and You Were Never Lovelier (1942).
The TCM Summer Under the Stars James Mason schedule for August 11, 2012.
Lionel Barrymore in the newspapers beginning with an 1882 mention of four-year-old Lionel and tracing his early stage career, painting hiatus through to coverage of his film debut for Biograph. Plus the 2012 TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule.
Newspaper coverage of movie star Rita Hayworth from 1920s mentions of the Cansinos to her own early film career as Rita Cansino. Plus the 2012 TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule.
Actor Sidney Poitier appears to have been largely ignored by the national press until 1957. A look back at his early career through the period newspapers. Plus the 2012 TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule.
A loose biography of actor Van Heflin built through vintage newspaper clippings ranging from 1936 through his death in 1971. Plus the 2012 TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule.