Like the rest of my family, my dad’s a classic film buff. He looks forward to his monthly subscription to Turner Classic Movie’s Now Playing magazine. When a ball game’s over and a TV news program is over, he’s watching TCM live or on the DVR. Last night we had the funniest little phone conversation that really … More A Conversation about Randolph Scott
This post is a part of the Turner Classic Movies’ Summer Under the Stars 2012 blogathon, as hosted by Michael of ScribeHardOnFilm and Jill of Sittin’ On A Backyard Fence. Thanks for the opportunity to share my admiration for Ingrid Bergman, who’s being celebrated August 29, a bittersweet date that marks her day of birth in … More Ingrid Bergman’s mesmerizing expressions
Celebrating Ava Gardner day on Turner Classic Movie’s Summer Under the Stars today! I admired her spunk. She was indeed a beauty and full of down-to-earth, Southern, brazen spirit. My favorite Ava films are The Sun Also Rises (1957) with Tyrone Power and The Barefoot Contessa (1954) with Humphrey Bogart and Rossano Brazzi. Pandora and … More Celebrating Ava Gardner on TCM today
Lucille Ball would have been 101 years old today. This morning, my daughter and I watched a few episodes of I Love Lucy on television today as usual (thank you Hallmark Channel), as she got ready for summer school. My husband joined us for one show today. I have my mom to thank for my love of Lucy. She’s … More Happy Birthday, Lucy!
Introducing the Goosepimply Allover tumblr site!!! I’ll be adding my favorite movie clips and moments there. I’ll be sharing my thoughts of many of them along the way here, of course! My avi at the Goosepimply Allover tumblr site is Lena Horne. I simply adored her. In fact, in my upcoming novel, her image is … More The Goosepimply Allover tumblr site
I never realized just how much I missed one person on camera as much as I’ve missed Robert Osborne since he’s been away from Turner Classic Movies these past few months. Thankfully, he’ll be coming back in a couple of days, on December 1. Some of the guest hosts have been okay and Ben Mankiewicz … More Welcome Back, Bob!*