WW2 – The Stars & Their Stories – PT1.

September 2, 2019 Alan Royle 2

                            When I first decided to write about the wartime stories of movie personnel touched by the Second World War, I thought of categorizing individuals, of presenting my findings under group headings: ‘Those who saw action, those […]

THE ‘GIRL NEXT DOOR’ TYPES – PT 1.

May 4, 2016 admin 0

There has never been a shortage of classical beauties, sex symbols, femme fatales, man-eaters and out and out dramatic or musical stars in Hollywood. Many of these ladies led headline-riddled lives, married multiple spouses, and/or embarked upon numerous affairs, not always exclusively with members of the opposite sex. Some had […]

Great character actors Pt 3.

March 9, 2016 admin 2

    Eve Arden was born Eunice Quedens in California in 1908. Her folks divorced when she was young and she quit school at 16 to join a stock theatre company. She made her film debut in Song of Love in 1929 and her Broadway debut (as Eve Arden) in […]