Rest in Peace to the extraordinary, gifted Tab Hunter (11 July 1931-8 July 2018).
William Phipps, Voice of Prince Charming in ‘Cinderella’ and Sci-Fi Movie Star, Dies at 96 [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
Douglas Fairbanks, one of the most charismatic individuals to ever step foot in front of a movie camera, was born on this day in 1883. Cheers to you, sir!
Ohio’s own Doris Day is 96 years young today!*
*And a happy birthday to my lovely aunts Lauree and Linda, who share a birthday with Doris.
As a teenager, I was obsessed with the Ida Lupino films, The Light That Failed (1939) and Moontide (1942). The former had the bonus of Ronald Colman, the latter of Jean Gabin. Ida was magnificent in both.
Ida Lupino enriched cinema with some of the most nuanced performances of the 1940s, only to outdo herself as a pioneering director and writer. She deserves that rarest of titles: One of a Kind.
Here’s to a glamorous and entertaining 2017, with an assist from Alice White…
I dig this image of Lillian Gish, and I thought you might enjoy it, too.
Thanks to all who participated in, read, shared, or otherwise engaged in the inaugural #ReelInfatuation Blogathon!
You know who you are, and you’re ALL the best (especially our co-hostest with the mostest).
Here’s a round-up of all five fabulous days:
Although we plan on doing a second Reel Infatuation Blogathon, you don’t have to wait that long to join in the fun. The character crush conversation will continue on our website, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Stay tuned for more info.
The mesmerizing and incredibly accomplished Douglas Fairbanks the elder was born on 23 May 1883.
Pro Top: The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks by Tracey Goessel is a fantastic book.