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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Design, Gloria Grahame, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Israel, Jean Harlow, Jerusalem, Lucille Ball, Mary Carlisle, Movie Posters, Movies, Myrna Loy, Painting, Photography, RIP, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Brigitte Bardot, Design, Dovima, Gloria Grahame, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Ida Lupino, Judaica, Judaism, María Félix, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Dovima, Glenda Farrell, Gloria Grahame, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Marlene Dietrich, Movie Posters, Norma Shearer, Painting, Photography, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Responses

Gloria Grahame: Marriage Hollywood Style

Before Woody and Soon-Yi there was Gloria and Anthony. In June 1948, the day after that she divorced her first husband, actress Gloria Grahame (1923 – 1981) wed director Nicholas Ray. The marriage was troubled right from the start and ended when Ray walked in on Grahame while she was in bed with another man. […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Gloria Grahame, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Joan Fontaine, Marilyn Monroe, Movies, Painting, Photography, Photography, Los Angeles, Pico-Robertson, Quotes, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Responses

Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s: Shane, The Big Heat, Ugetsu

We continue our survey of the twenty greatest movies of the 1950s. For a complete listing of the greatest movies of the 20, 30s and 40s, click here. 7. Shane, 1953. The gunshots in Shane are unlike any other gunshots in Hollywood history. They are heart-stopping thunderbolts, from either heaven or hell. Shane, a mysterious […]

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Stalked: Girl Without A Gun

I am republishing this true life story from 2007 for the same reason I republished Jew Without a Gun, my nightmarish report of being trapped with my family, unarmed and defenseless, in the 1992 L.A. Riots. This is another cautionary tale — not about the riots — but about one frightened and helpless young woman […]

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The Wisdom of Hollywood Screenwriters

From where do we draw wisdom? First and foremost, Seraphic Secret relies on Torah, on the lessons of 3,000 years of Jewish history and on the common sense advice of my wife Karen. And then there are the movies, a moral landscape of immeasurable power where searing images and razor-sharp dialogue deliver lessons in human character that, […]

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Stalked

“Thing is, he’s going to kill me.” “Have you gone to the police?” “Yes, of course I have.” “And what happened?” She shakes her head from side to side, wraps her arms protectively around her chest. “I got a restraining order against Ned, that’s my ex. But you know what good that is, don’t you?” […]

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