Category Archive: Movies

Piccadilly (1929)

Piccadilly is a late British silent.  It’s a shame silents ended so soon.  Piccadilly is a good example of how it could have matured.  The exaggerated silent gestures were toned down giving it… Continue reading

July 12 Birthdays and Marriages

Jean Hersholt (1886-1956), Danish actor, Greed Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960), writer, musical director, Oscar winner for State Fair and Lady Be Good Milton Berle (1908-2002), actor, comedian, Sun Valley Serenade Vera Ralston (1920-2003), Czech… Continue reading

July 11 Birthday: Sally Blane

Sally Blane (1910-1997), actress, The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Believe it or not I’ve known of Sally Blane since I was about 11 or 12.  I didn’t know she was Loretta Young’s… Continue reading