Category Archive: Latino

Stars I grew up with

As a kid, I loved technicolor movies with Alice Faye, Betty Grable, John Payne, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, and Maria Montez. I just saw Cobra Woman with Montez. She was so beautifully talentless… Continue reading

July 13 Marriages

Maria Montez and Jean-Pierre Aumont (1943) Jennifer Jones and David O. Zelznick (1949) Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney (1953)

Flying Down to Rio (1933)

Flying Down to Rio is a pleasant film.  It’s legacy being the first pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It’s no mystery as to why the audience took to them.  They added… Continue reading