Can’t get enough of “Comet Over Hollywood”? Here are other places you can find some of your favorite posts.
Posts on Movie Fan Fare:
Serenade Me, Mr. Powell-Comparison of Dick Powell and Fred Astaire singing
Evolution of a Classic Film Fanatic– How I got to be the way I am
Audrey Hepburn: The Sorority Girl’s Pin-Up– Discussion of how sorority’s use Audrey Hepburn as their mascot.
Jean Harlow Weight Loss Program-May’s beauty tip on Harlow’s stringent diet.
Santa Claus: Mean King of Jing-a-ling-Santa Clause is a bit of a bigot in “Rudolph” (1964)
State Fair (1945) A Guest Classic Movie Review– Why State Fair is one of my favorite movies
The Years Margaret O’Brien Ruined Christmas– a tongue and cheek column on how O’Brien’s brattiness in films effects her family’s Christmases.
So Proudly We Hail: A Classic Movie Review– A review of the World War II nurse film.
His Father Called Him Dobe: Remembering Harry Carey, Jr.- A remembrance piece on the western star who passed away in December 2012.
Film Columns for The Shelby Star:
Rolling out the red carpet for classic films– Introducing my new film column
Forgotten holiday film a quick favorite– Review of “Remember the Night” (1940)
1939: A year unlike any other– Explores the magic of Hollywood’s greatest year
From riches to rags: The lives of child stars– Exploring the hardship of being a child star, particularly for Baby Peggy Montgomery
What happened to Carole Landis?– Though Carole Landis’s death was ruled suicide, her family still believe it could have been murder.
1950s trashy films a guilty pleasure– My love of trashy films such as “A Summer Place”
Actions driven by my love of classic film– Classic film has lead me to test beauty tips or learn dances I’ve seen in films.
All singing, all dancing– The history of musicals and my love for them.
Jean Harlow’s last curtain call: Saratoga– A look at Harlow’s eerie last film.
Hot off the presses: Unethical reporters in classic films– The reporting methods of reporters in movies, that would get contemporary reporters fired.
Reporter “cain’t say no” to musicals– How my classic film love lead me to stage performances
The forgotten Best Picture winner– A looking at “How Green Was My Valley” has been overshadowed by “Citizen Kane.”