Rain (1932)

Rain, a flop in it’s day,  is a visually beautiful film thanks to camera shots and angles by Oliver T. Marsh. Joan Crawford is at the height of her beauty dressed in tawdry… Continue reading

Happy Birthday!

Mel Brooks (1926-), actor, writer, producer, director, Oscar winner for The Producers, Oscar-nominated Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) composer, Oscar-winner for State Fair Ian MacDonald (1914-1978), actor, High Noon, Johnny Guitar,… Continue reading

Toshia Mori

The Bitter Tea of General Yen is in my Netflix queue but it’s availability is unknown.  The film interests me because Japanese-born American actress, Toshia Mori is 3rd billed. Her other roles in… Continue reading