Robert Williams: What Could Have Been?

For years, Hollywood has been filled with scandals, myths, and mysteries. Robert Williams's story does not fall into any of those categories. However, there is a sense of mystery for those of us who wonder what he would have gone on to do if he had lived past the age of thirty-seven. He is known only … Continue reading Robert Williams: What Could Have Been?

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THE MIRACLE WOMAN (1931)

 "And she gave up a million bucks for that. The poor sap." When you hear the name Frank Capra, what's the first movie you think of? For many people, it's his 1946 Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life or his patriotic 1939 hit Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.            In The Miracle Woman, one of … Continue reading THE MIRACLE WOMAN (1931)

Celebrating Ruby Keeler: “Gold Diggers of 1933” ☆

August 19, 2016: Ruby Keeler Day for TCM'S Summer Under the Stars 1933 was an amazing year for Hollywood.... It was an especially amazing year for a young lady named Ruby Keeler. Today, the name Ruby Keeler is a name that is nearly forgotten, save for classic film fans-particularly those who are hardcore fans of 1930s … Continue reading Celebrating Ruby Keeler: “Gold Diggers of 1933” ☆

Dueling Divas: Kathy Seldon vs. Lina Lamont

Classic film mega-fans, casual fans, and people who don't normally watch old films have one thing in common when it comes to Singin' in the Rain: they've all probably seen this movie at least once...so this movie doesn't require much of an introduction. But I'll give one anyway. You know how it goes: It's 1927 and … Continue reading Dueling Divas: Kathy Seldon vs. Lina Lamont