Category Archive: Classic film stars

Did Carmen Miranda like feijoada?

Tomorrow my friend will cook Portuguese-style feijoada as a post-birthday gift. Portuguese-style uses white beans but the more famous version is Brazilian, utilizing black beans.  I favor the white bean version that I… Continue reading

Favorite star profile: Joan Bennett

I don’t know why it has taken me forever to blog about my favorite classic star, Joan Bennett.  Do I think she was the most talented? No. The most beautiful? No. The most… Continue reading

Born to be Bad (1950)

Trailer Born to be Bad is a hoot.  It’s a fun soap opera and wish people would stop calling it a poor man’s All About Eve.  This film has it’s own identity. I first heard of… Continue reading