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On An Interview with Ann Wroe, Obituaries Writer for The Economist

@DarlingMagpie Are you kidding? It's absolutely brilliant.

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 3:10 pm 1

On Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Most Kissable Hands of Pola Negri

Loved it, not only as a fellow Pole. Here's a bit from the only extant (in fragments) movie from Negri's Polish career: http://youtu.be/SwIP6CF3pak

Posted on November 14, 2013 at 2:20 pm 1

On Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Gloria Swanson Saga, Part One

looking forward to the second installment. Being the spelling nerd, I can't refrain from pointing out the typo in 'the Arbuckle scandal precipitated a “reigning in” '.

Posted on October 3, 2012 at 1:33 pm 0

On Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Long Suicide of Montgomery Clift

Civic editing: "the benedictory film of Marilyn Monroe" - didn't you mean "valedictory"?

Posted on September 5, 2012 at 3:24 pm 0

On Scandals of Classic Hollywood: That Divine Gary Cooper

fun fact: Gary Cooper appeared posthumously on the poster of the Solidarity in the first semi-free parliamentary election in Poland http://www.zwoje-scrolls.com/zwoje28/highnoon2.jpg

Posted on June 6, 2012 at 5:50 pm 0