"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)

Spotlight on Fashion + Color: BYE BYE BIRDIE (1963)

What's the story, morning glory? It doesn't get much sillier or more fun than the musical film Bye Bye Birdie (1963), which was adapted from the 1960 Broadway musical. The film stars Ann-Margret as Kim MacAfee, a teenager from Sweet Apple, Ohio who wins the contest of a lifetime: a kiss from rock and roll superstar Conrad … Continue reading Spotlight on Fashion + Color: BYE BYE BIRDIE (1963)