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FORMER BEAUTY QUEENS WHO BECAME ACTRESSES.

October 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

  It sometimes seems as if every young girl who won a home town beauty title in the United States, hopped on a train bound for Hollywood in search of fame and fortune. Most of them became quickly disillusioned and hurried home again, but quite a few made it into the movies. It was only a matter of time before pageant winners from other countries joined the throng to California, especially as [...]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT52.

September 5, 2018 // 2 Comments

  Anne Heche in Six Days Seven Nights (1998)     In 2001, Anne Heche stated in a series of interviews that she had an alter-ego named Celestia who was an alien from another planet. She also insisted that she could speak to God and was the half-sister of Jesus Christ; adding that she had been mentally insane for 31 years of her life. How much of this can be blamed on her upbringing is [...]

The ‘Tarzan’ movies – PT 2.

March 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

      Buster Crabbe                         Julie Bishop & Buster Buster Crabbe played the vine-swinger in a twelve-chapter serial that was cropped into a 1933 feature titled Tarzan the Fearless. The almost forgotten James Pierce was contracted to play the lead, but he had grown decidedly fat since his 1927 feature, and it was wisely decided to go with the much more [...]