the stork club


July 31, 2018 // 2 Comments

     Greg Bautzer & Joan Crawford at the Stork Club                                          Bautzer and his wife Dana Wynter The Hollywood playboy attorney Greg Bautzer spoke from experience when he said of Joan Crawford that, ‘a night with Joan was better than a year with ten others.’ They dated intermittently over 10 years and both of them enjoyed rough sex, [...]

Josephine Baker – ‘the Black Venus’.

January 1, 2016 // 5 Comments

  It is more than likely that most young people have never even heard of Josephine Baker. Come to think of it, there are probably just as many elderly people to whom the name means nothing either. After all, she was a citizen of France, rarely set foot in the USA, and gained her reputation more as an exotic dancer and singer than she did as a movie star. In fact, she only made 12 movies in [...]

Abigail Adams – victim or fool?

March 13, 2015 // 2 Comments

  Chances are you have never even heard of an actress named Abigail Adams. Not surprising really, considering she only played bit parts in a few forties B-Grade westerns; but her story is a not uncommon tale of tragic Hollywood, of a young hopeful who ventured into Tinsel Town, tasted a modicum of success, met and romanced a few of the ‘beautiful people’, and then fell by the wayside at [...]