Classic Hollywood

Actress Anna May Wong
Noël de SouzaJune 26, 2020

Anna May Wong was the first Chinese-American to become a movie star in Hollywood. Born in Chinatown, Los Angeles, in 1905 as Wong Liu Tsong, she...

Filmmaker and dramatist Preston Sturges
Jean-Paul ChailletJune 25, 2020

“(The) only amazing thing about my career in Hollywood is that I ever had one at all.”This is the bittersweet confession made by Preston Sturges,...

James Stewart at the 1965 Golden Globes wity his Cecil B. deMille award
Philip BerkJune 24, 2019

Last week's billion-dollar signing by Warner Brothers of producer-directors JJ Abrams and John Wells to production deals may well be the...

Sandra Dee, Bing Crosby, Doris Day and John Wayne at the Golden Globes
Philip BerkJune 14, 2019

At one time they were the biggest names in the industry, among the world’s the most popular actors, but whatever happened to…Marie Dressler?...

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The 20th centry Fox studios in the 1940s
Philip BerkMarch 18, 2019

There are still many unknowns about the Disney-Fox deal, but the acquisition of Fox by the Burbank Behemoth, which diminishes the historic major...

Ambiance at the TCM Classic Film Festival 2017, Hollywood
Elisa LeonelliApril 10, 2017

The TCM Classic Film Festival, launched in 2010, was held for the eighth year in Hollywood, April 6 to 9, 2017. Crowds of movie lovers of all ages...

Actress Debbie Reynolds
Yoram KahanaDecember 28, 2016

Debbie Reynolds, America's sweetheart of the 1950s, and a five time Golden Globes nominee, died at age 84, a day after the death of her daughter,...

Actor Jim Hawkins in 2016  and a scene from "It's A Wonderful Life"
Gabriel LermanDecember 10, 2016

He was Andy Hardy in a TV movie from 1962 with Mickey Rooney, was cast twice to act with Elvis Presley between 1965 and 1966 and worked regularly...