Here are 10 things you should know about Richard Dix, born 126 years ago today. Dix is arguably not so well remembered today, but he was a big star in the silent era and into the 1930s.
Here are 10 things you should know about George Sanders, born 113 years ago today. The smooth Sanders had an unmatched facility for playing sly cads, and we’re always pleased to see his name in the opening credits of a motion picture.
There’s a certain kind of movie buff who lives to discover minor continuity foul-ups in motion pictures. Is Carole Lombard‘s cigarette ash now a quarter-inch long when it was half an inch just a moment ago? Is William Powell‘s martini glass now full when it was nearly empty in the last shot?
Some film fans rush right to IMDb.com to register these flubs as soon as they spot them, but to be honest, we find this particular hobby of little interest and are happy to leave it to those who enjoy it.
But every now and then, even we spot an incongruity that warrants a raised eyebrow and presents a mystery to be solved. Watch the video below for just such a cinematic puzzle, this one discovered in the 1948 Bette Davis picture, Winter Meeting.
Here are 10 things you should know about character actor Donald MacBride, born 126 years ago today. The snaggle-toothed MacBride was much in demand for supporting roles beginning in the 1910s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Jane Bryan, born 101 years ago today. She may not be well known to the average person on the street, but she’s a familiar face to movie buffs, which is impressive considering her career spanned just four years.