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Apr.07.2014
One of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s greatest stars of the Studio Era  has died. Mickey Rooney’s film, television, and stage appearances spanned nearly his entire lifetime. He became a superstar as a teen for the Andy Hardy series, and had one of the longest careers of any actor, spanning 92...
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Mar.01.2014
Historian David McCullough (who I met in January) has described the New York Public Library as one of the five most important libraries in the US; the others being the Library of Congress, the Boston Public Library, and the University libraries of Harvard and Yale. Son of Forgotten Hollywood...
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Apr.28.2013
As anticipated as the Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit Issue,  folks of a certain demographic  are eagerly awaiting Vanity Fair’s tribute to the Golden Age of Cinema on the cover. Debuting in May, they will feature a colorized photo of the iconic Audrey Hepburn; and it ...
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Apr.06.2013
What more can I say that hasn't been said about Truman Capote's tight, lyrical prose style, concise and illuminating descriptions, brilliant metaphors, crisp and insightful characterization, and biting humor? So I'll just focus on the marquee character of the story, Holly Golightly. Golightly is an...
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Mar.23.2013
  In another installment of life imitating art, The New York Post has announced that Montie, the cat cast to play The Cat in the Broadway version of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, has been fired.  My fictional story−My Six Days on Broadway: Crossed by a Golightly Cat−posted last week, tells a...
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Mar.13.2013
 I really needed the work, otherwise, trust me, I wouldn’t have taken a job as a personal assistant to a cat. Not even if it’s starring in Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Broadway. First of all, I’m deathly allergic−within twenty minutes of being around a cat, my eyelids will look like cheese...
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Feb.06.2013
The Library of Congress have made their 2012 selections for the National Film Registry. The highlights include:       ~ Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1914) – Harriet Beecher Stowe published her great anti-slavery novel in 1852. Adapted as a play in 1853, it has continuously been staged in...
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Jan.01.2013
Revival productions are on tap in 2013 along 42nd Street. The works of Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, William Inge, Frank Wildhorn, and Rodgers & Hammerstein  seldom gets tired.  Broadway is attracting the star power of Laurie Metcalf, Scarlett Johansson, Mare Winningham...
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Aug.11.2012
Taking what's on the page at face value, there is little evidence that Holly engages in prostitution. She was a "loose woman" by 1943 standards, but (how do you prove a negative) not a hooker. A, if she were entertaining men for money in her apartment, "Fred" the narrator and other tenants, would...
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Apr.14.2012
 To celebrate Grauman’s Chinese Theater’s 85th birthday, the movie palace is proudly offering 25 Cent Movie-Mondays. For two Mondays in April and May, four classic films can be seen for just a quarter. The motion picture playbill listed had their original West Coast premiere at...