Friday, November 27, 2009

Talking it Over

Palm Springs, Calif. Muscling in on a new racket, nope you’re wrong. This time there’s no romantic attachment --- it’s just a picture of refreshing pause in the middle of a tennis match on the “Desert Inn” courts at Palm Springs, and shows Janet Gaynor and Robert Montgomery talking it over. 5-13-33.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

Have a safe, and fun Thanksgiving (especially if you dare to go out on Black Friday)!

Via Flickr

Aw Nuts

Not like I was in the "neighborhood" and could stop by, but I just found out that Faithless was on the big screen over the weekend. The showing was part of an Irving Thalberg event at the Egyptian Theater in LA. Now that is what I really needed on my Hollywood visit...

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Trailer Park: The First Hundred Years

Today I embark on a new "feature" for the blog, affectionately referred to as the "Trailer Park." You can also call it filler for a lazy blog owner :) Anyhow, trailers are a bit of an art form in themselves and at times, seem to be easier to find than the actual movies they represent. So with that, on with the show:

Monday, November 16, 2009

No More . . . Filmclips

I was going to post a YouTube clip of one of my fav. scenes from No More Ladies. Alas, the copyright police beat me to it. Instead, use your imagination with some space-filling picspam:

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Good News of 1938

I don't believe I've posted this file before, so here it goes. Here is an episode of Good News of 1938, from March 24, 1938. The episode includes a skit with Robert Montgomery and Rita Johnson. The couple is out of work and out of cash. Enter a pair of stilts a chicken costume and, well, I'll let you listen.

14 MB MP3 - 62 Minutes

Monday, November 02, 2009

Hollywood Pics: Part Three

Part three and the end - I'm running out of interesting photos! The famous Hollywood stars didn't do anything for me. Maybe it was the volume of them, who knows. All this and I never got the chance to find Robert Montgomery's two stars. If you have pics, do share!