“Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?”-Alfred, Lord Tennyson (died 6 October 1892)
Long-Lost Silent Sherlock Holmes Movie is Found [courtesy The Hollywood Reporter]
This is terribly exciting news for fans of literature, theatre, and silent cinema.
I’ll be writing about the lovely Fay Wray.
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The O Canada blogathon countdown continues, all week we’ll be teasing with images of the films and people that will be covered, Read all about the blogathon roster here, and check out the giveaway DVD that one of the participants will receive. If you see your subject featured, say hi & help us spread the word.
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Frances Marion in Photoplay, 1918:
My morning read:
Today is the talented, gracious, lovely Maureen O’Hara’s 94th birthday. Her fabulous memoir, ‘Tis Herself, was published in 2004. (See–this is sort of book-related.) It is a must-read for any fans of Classic Hollywood.
“Being an Irishwoman means many things to me. An Irishwoman is strong and feisty. She has guts and stands up for what she believes in. She believes she is the best at whatever she does and proceeds through life with that knowledge. She can face any hazard that life throws her way and stay with it until she wins. She is loyal to her kinsmen and accepting of others. She’s not above a sock in the jaw if you have it coming. She is only on her knees before God. Yes, I am most definitely an Irishwoman.”-Maureen O’Hara, ‘Tis Herself
This week keeps getting worse, celebrity-wise.
“Imagination is the highest kite that can fly.”-Lauren Bacall, By Myself and Then Some
This gallery contains 16 photos.
“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”-Helen Keller (died 1 June 1968)