Posts tagged "classic hollywood"

My advice for living in a crazy world: be like Tallulah Bankhead, dahling!

My advice for living in a crazy world: be like Tallulah Bankhead, dahling!
The world icon is tossed around ad nauseam these days but, for some folks, it is the only word available in the English Lexicon to describe them! Tallulah Bankhead, whose greatest accomplishment is seen as introducing the word “dahling” into our everyday life, was a renaissance woman who toed the line between actress and fireball.... Read more »

A Mary Wickes Week Celebration! (#2): "and on to the next performance" - The Letters of Bette Davis to Mary

A Mary Wickes Week Celebration! (#2): "and on to the next performance" - The Letters of Bette Davis to Mary
My week-long celebration of character actress Mary Wickes continues today with a look at the letters of actress Bette Davis to Mary. Davis and Wickes appeared in three films together: The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), Now, Voyager (1942), and June Bride (1948). In a series of letters, Bette unloads her troubles onto Mary’s... Read more »