Kisses in Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers films
- ‘Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me … aren’t you?’
- ‘Well, no, I hadn’t thought of it. I feel very flattered.’
- ‘Mrs. Robinson, will you forgive me for what I just said?’
- ‘It’s all right.’
- ‘It’s not all right, it’s the worst thing I ever said to anyone!’
"When we started out, I really thought we was really going somewhere."
Elvis Presley waiting to go on stage (1956)
A young Walt Disney drawing Mickey Mouse.
"I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse."
Born Today, March 8, in 1943 Lynn Redgrave…
"God’s always got a custard pie up his sleeve." -as Georgy in Georgy Girl
Born Today, March 8, in 1921 Alan Hale Jr…
Son of the great character actor Alan Hale Sr!
Over 215 film and television roles including It Happens Every Spring, Young at Heart, It Happened on Fifth Avenue, Riders in the Sky (and more Gene Autry films and tv) - and of course the Skipper on Gilligan’s Island!
Born Today, March 8, in 1910 Claire Trevor…
"Key Largo… I could have stayed on that picture for the rest of my life. I adored it." -Claire Trevor
Over 85 film and television roles including Key Largo (Best Supporting Actress), Dead End, The High and the Mighty, Stagecoach, Murder My Sweet, Born to Kill…
Born Today, March 8, in 1921(?), Cyd Charisse…
"If I had to give up either acting or dancing, I’d choose to keep dancing." -Cyd Charisse
Over 50 film and tv roles including Singin’ in the Rain, The Band Wagon, Brigadoon, Silk Stockings; It’s Always Fair Weather, Meet Me in Las Vegas…
Born Today, March 8, in 1902 Pioneer Actress Louise Beavers…
"If you ain’t eatin’ Wham, you ain’t eatin’ ham." -Louise Beavers as Gussie in Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House #classicmovies
Over 160 film and television roles including Holiday Inn, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Jackie Robinson Story & of course Imitation of Life (1934)!
Favourite Classic Films (in no particular order)
Sullivan’s Travels (1941), dir. Preston Struges
There’s a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that that’s all some people have? It isn’t much, but it’s better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan.