Here are 10 things you should know about Thelma White, born 112 years ago today. Hers was a modest career, but she achieved a certain degree of lasting fame with her role in a popular cult film.
Here are 10 things you should know about Warren William, born 128 years ago today. William, the King of Pre-Code, specialized in portraying charming scoundrels around whom no ingénue was safe, but off-screen, he was quite a different character.
Here are 10 things you should know about Sara Allgood, born 142 years ago today (or thereabouts). The acclaimed character actress enjoyed success on the stage and screen.
It’s a tough choice, but if asked to name our favorite motion picture of all time, we’d have to say it’s Casablanca, which premiered on November 26, 1942, in New York City. (You can still visit the theatre where it debuted, but you’ll have to watch the video to learn more about that.)
We rewatched the “La Marseillaise” scene recently, in which a passionate rendition of the French national anthem gives the patrons of Rick’s Cafe Americain a small but satisfying victory over Maj. Strasser and his Nazi henchmen, and though we’ve seen this wonderful movie easily a dozen times (probably closer to two dozen), that scene still gave us chills.
Here are 16 things you should know about Casablanca, the official movie of Cladrite Radio…
Here are 10 things you should know about Ellen Drew, born 108 years ago today. She experienced an unlikely entrée into motion pictures in her early 20s and was much in demand in the late 1930s and ’40s.