I’m not a fan of actor Robert Wagner, but his book I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood’s Legendary Actresses (written with Scott Eyman) is fun and entertaining. It’s good lazy day reading.
Tag Archives: Hollywood
Off-Topic Post: Happy 100th Birthday, Kirk Douglas!
Mini Book Haul
On Friday, I bought a few “light” books. I could use a week of reading totally escapist things. How about you?
Daily Diversion #307: Chaplin
Another recently purchased book:
Daily Diversion #306: Dietrich
My newest second-hand book:
“Dot, Dot! What a Girl I’ve Got!”*: The “Dot” (Dorothy Lamour) Blogathon is Next Month!
It’s not too late to sign up for the 1st Annual “Dot” Blogathon.
*Yes, that is an obscure reference to an episode of The Golden Girls.
Psssst! The “Dot” Blogathon is in Two Months!
If it’s not on your schedule yet, it should be!
Announcing the Dorothy Lamour Blogathon
I’m co-hosting this wonderful blogathon with Ruth of Silver Screenings! Let’s get the party started.
The glamorous Dorothy Lamour. Image: detudoum96.tumblr.com
We are so excited to announce the Dorothy Lamour Blogathon!
Wouldn’t you agree it’s time we celebrated this talented woman? Dorothy was much more than the sarong she became famous for – she was a singer, an actor, a mother and a dynamic fundraiser of American WWII war bonds.
Our fab friend Maedez at Font and Frock and A Small Press Life suggested we toast the remarkable Dorothy Lamour, and so we shall: March 11-13, 2016.
For the blogathon, you can write on any movie or subject associated with Ms Dorothy, including her film, theatre or television appearances. Duplicate topics are A-OK.
A list of Ms Dorothy’s movies can be found HERE.
You can sign up using the form below, which was designed by our smarty-pants friend Kristina at Speakeasy.
Please help yourself one the banners below to help us promote the event.
We hope to see you in March!
Here’s the roster so far. (You…
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Get Ready: Miriam Hopkins Is Coming to Town
Just a reminder that I am co-hosting the upcoming Miriam Hopkins Blogathon AND simultaneously launching my new blog!
“How come you get a blogathon and I don’t?” Image: Matthew’s Island of Misfit Toys
The Miriam Hopkins Blogathon starts soon! We, along with our über-chic friend Maedez of A Small Press Life/Font & Frock, will be celebrating All Things Miriam from January 22-25. Click HERE for details.
To those who have signed up: We can’t wait to read your entries.
To those who haven’t signed up: Come on! You know you want to.
We’ll be going – ahem – full throttle, starting January 22.
Happy New Year!
Have a very Mary