olivia de havilland
Culture & Arts
I was first introduced to the films of legendary silver screen star Olivia de Havilland back in 1974. My family had been dining out and my brother was working at the establishment to help finance his college expenses. His bartender uniform consisted of a white ruffled shirt.
Back in the 60's college film societies used to show a l930's film called Reefer Madness as a joke. The film was reminiscent
Style & Beauty
Getty Images "A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of Olivia
As we kick off Oscar month tomorrow, we also honor the birthday of Clark Gable, who picked up a statuette at the seventh Academy Awards ceremony in 1935.
Which Hollywood director actually made the most great movies? In the Alsace area of Germany, future director William Wyler was born. Here is a sampling of his best movies covering three full decades.
http://wbai.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11166&Itemid=2 As late summer transformed into autumn, milestones
New York Governor David Patterson perhaps best expressed this aspect of alienation among those who are marginalized. Speaking
It is exceedingly strange and more than a little sad that actresses Olivia de Havilland, 94, and her sister Joan Fontaine, 93, have been estranged for many years, the result of an intense sibling rivalry which has never dissipated.
Haskell Captures the Dynamics Underlying an American Icon in Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited
Film scholar Molly Haskell couldn't have been a more perfect choice for Yale University Press to tap for an Icons of America volume that explicates the phenomenon of Gone with the Wind.
Michael Curtiz wasn't known as an auteur but he knew his business. A superb film craftsman, from 1933-1945 he was acknowledged as the best director on the Warner lot, and today we have his pictures to prove it.