My writing elsewhere

National Film Registry - Library of Congress
Fury (1936) article
Lonesome (1928) article

Turner Classic Movies
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
Herb Jeffries, The First Black Western Star
Race Relations in Trial (1955)
Sidney Poitier and A Patch of Blue (1965)
Nat King Cole and The Blue Gardenia (1953)
Jane Hall and These Glamour Girls (1939)
How The Barbarian (1933) Helped Ramon Novarro Realize His Dream
Interview with Mark A. Vieira, author of Forbidden Hollywood
Dolores del Rio and the Cannes Film Festival
Staircase (1969)
The Female Animal (1958)
On the 30th Anniversary of Do the Right Thing (1989)
Paris Blues (1961)
Interview with Sloan De Forest, author of Dynamic Dames
Salute to Fox
Ex-Lady: Bette Davis and the Character Who Could Not Be Tamed
Lena Horne Takes on Hollywood
There's That Woman Again (1938)
Rod Steiger and His Methods
Scent of a Woman (1974)
Intruder in the Dust: A Forgotten Treasure
Cold War Tales from The Bedford Incident
Trapped (1949) 
It Grows on Trees (1952)
Lupe Velez, Leon Errol and The Mexican Spitfire at Sea
Caged Heat (1974)
Interview with Daniel Raim, director of Image Makers: The Adventures of America's Pioneer Cinematographers (also here)
Making Mr. Right (1987)
Career Girls (1997)
Repeat Performance (1947)
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
Harry Belafonte's Production of The World, The Flesh and The Devil (1959)
Holocaust Remembrance: Those Who Survived and Came to Hollywood
Paul Muni, Authenticity and Representation in Juarez (1939)
Cantinflas in Hollywood
International Women's Day: Actresses who Became Activists
Life at Sea: The Nautical Adventures of Classic Hollywood
Across 110th Street (1972)
Nothing But a Man (1964)
Classic Environmental Films for Earth Day
Fear City AKA New York City in the '70s
The Little Colonel (1935)
Edward G. Robinson, Art Collector
James Wong Howe: Cinematographer. Innovator
The Silver Cord (1933)
Madchen in Uniform (1931) 
100th Anniversary of Ray Harryhausen
The Sign of the Ram and the Life of Susan Peters
Tony Curtis: A Portrait of an Artist
Thirty Day Princess (1934)
For Men Only (1952)
Norma Shearer: Self-Made Star
Alain Delon and His Unrequited Love Affair with Hollywood
The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974)
Olivia (1951)
Precious (2009)
The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955)
Llevame en tus brazos (1953)
Peter Lawford 100th Birthday

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1 comment:

  1. You have a great insight on the oldies. For me who toiled in the US film industry for over 35 years, have met and befriended many of those you mention on your blog. Excellent. (Dickie Moore, Hal Mohr, Peter Fonda, etc.)


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