Monday, 22 May 2017

Happy 110th Birthday, Laurence Olivier!

(May 22, 1907 - July 11, 1989)
Acting is illusion, as much illusion as magic is, and not so much a matter of being real.

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Happy Birthday, James Stewart!

(May 20, 1908 - July 2, 1997)
I'd like people to remember me as someone who was good at his job and seemed to mean what he said.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Happy Birthday, Henry Fonda & Margaret Sullavan!

(May 16, 1905 - August 12, 1982)

(May 16, 1909 - January 1, 1960)

Monday, 15 May 2017

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Happy Birthday, Bobby Darin!

(May 14, 1936 - December 20, 1973)
It isn't true that you live only once. You only die once. You live lots of times, if you know how.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Picture(s) of the Week

It is Mother's Day in Portugal today (in case you don't know, that is where I am from), so here are some lovely pictures of classic Hollywood actress with their children.

Lauren Bacall and her children, Stephen and Leslie

Grace Kelly with her three children: newborn Stephanie, Albert and Caroline

Debbie Reynolds with her daughter Carrie and her son Todd

Here she is again with baby Todd on the set of The Mating Game (1958)

Ingrid Bergman with her children Isotta, Robertino and Isabella in Rome (1959)

Elizabeth Taylor with her sons, Michael and Christopher

Here she is again, now with her newborn daughter Liza

Esther Williams and her three children, Susan, Kimball and Benjamin

Audrey Hepburn and her son Luca

Hedy Lamarr with her daughter Denise and her son Anthony (Christmas 1949)

 Betty Grable and her daughter Victoria

Barbara Stanwyck and her adopted son, Dion

 Deborah Kerr with her daughters, Melanie and Francesca


Happy Birthday, Gary Cooper!

(May 7, 1901 May 13, 1961)
Until I came along all the leading men were handsome, but luckily they wrote a lot of stories about the fellow next door.

Here are some Gary Cooper-related articles that you might like:

Friday, 5 May 2017

Happy Birthday, Tyrone Power!

(May 5, 1914 November 15, 1958)
I have been asked whether I believe that World War II is the last war. Let me answer by a question: Do you think human beings are any better today than they have been?

Here are some Tyrone Power-related article that you might like:

Thursday, 4 May 2017