StormCnter posted on Movies & Reviews Just for fun. This was a Carmen Miranda hit and my mother loved to dance around the kitchen singing it. We've all seen the Miranda version. Maybe you can smile at Jerry Lewis?
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StormCnter posted on Movies & Reviews Ronald Reagan co-starred with actress/wife Nancy Davis in which film? Bedtime for Bonzo (1951 ) Donovan's Brain (1953 ) Hellcats of the Navy (1957 ) Night into Morning (1951 )
Gram77 Segorney Weaver who fought a bunch of aliens.
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StormCnter Yup, she is and she did. Gram's morning coffee has kicked in.
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StormCnter posted on Movies & Reviews He is one of only three male actors to win three Best Supporting Actor Oscars. He is often referred to as "one of those actors who was born old". Film historians and critics have long regarded him as one of the finest character actors in motion picture history. In all, he appeared in more than 230 film and television roles during a career that spanned nearly five decades. His range was enormous. He could play sophisticated businessmen, con artists, local yokels, cowhands and military officers with apparent equal ease. An accident in 1932 cost him most of his teeth, and he most often was seen in eccentric rural parts, often playing characters much older than his actual age. And he sang, too, having four Top 100 Singles. To later generations, he is probably best known for a long-running role in a big hit television series during the late 50's and early 60's. Who was he?
StormCnter A shared win for Gram and Mei. Rosemary DeCamp has such a delicate face. She is truly lovely.
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StormCnter posted on Movies & Reviews It was Spencer Tracy's last MGM film, after 20 years with the studio. Just before shooting began, an indecisive Spencer Tracy tried to back out of the picture. Weighed down by his growing alcoholism, Tracy refused to commit to the picture. In order to close the deal, an MGM executive contacted Tracy shortly before filming was to begin and said, "Don't worry, Mr. Tracy, a copy of the script has been sent to Alan Ladd and he has agreed to do the picture." The next day, Tracy committed to the film. Ladd, however, apparently never even saw the script. Five of the cast members won a total of eight Oscars.The projectionist's records have revealed that over the years this has become one of the most frequently shown films in the screening room of The White House.
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StormCnter I'll leave this up a little longer with an additional hint. Tracy portrayed a man with one arm.
Gram77 I don't think this is Suzanne but do remember this actress has, or has, a marvelous gravely speaking voice. Also, even though I can't bring up her name, I think she had a difficult time in her life and had to quite acting.
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StormCnter I hadn't realized her resemblance to Suzanne Pleshette, Surf. But, she is someone else. Gram seems to be on her track.
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Gram77 2 more things have wandered into my thought process. Is her first name Margo and was she known for one of the Superman movie?. It'll be bed time before I get my act together!
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StormCnter Aw, Gram, your train left the track. You are thinking of Margot Kidder. She's not the gal in the picture.
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Gram77 Off the track? More like over the hill! Best I stick with 3 Men and a Baby. : )
StormCnter She is Elizabeth Ashley, who has been pretty active in film and television over her career and continuing today. She's appeared in about 30 films and numerous television shows and series. She was on Johnny Carson's Tonight show 24 times. She was married to James Farentino and George Peppard in addition to a non-show business husband. All ended in divorce.
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Richdet Ashley's best work, most characteristic work, has been on the stage. Ironically, all her best stage roles went to other actresses when it came time to make the movie version -- Jane Fonda in at least two cases, including "Barefoot in the Park." Really a shame.
She was a great pal of Tennessee Williams. I saw her last March in Cambridge in a production of his "Night of the Iguana." She and James Earl Jones had supporting roles, the leads done by Amanda Plummer and Dana Delaney. Ashley is way up in her 70s now. I imagine this production was intended as a trial run to bring the revival into New York, but it doesn't seem like that is happening.
StormCnter posted on Movies & Reviews Her birthnames were Eileen Evelyn. She was born in London. There is a myth about her Best Actress Oscar acceptance speech. It did not last "over two hours", it was five and 1/2 minutes long, still the longest in Oscar history. Lana Turner sniped that in the MGM wardrobe department, this actress's mannequin had "the largest hips". Her first marriage lasted for the duration of her honeymoon. Personal quote: "When you can't wait for your ship to come in, you've got to row out to it." Who was she?