Coronavirus Chronicles: Rita Wilson Sings in Recovery

Rita Wilson is in good voice after recovering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

Honor Blackman: Pussy Galore in Bond’s Goldfinger Dies at 94

Honor Blackman, the sexy British actress who portrayed the campy leather-clad Cathy Gale on TV’s The Avengers and then Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (my favorite Bond picture), has died. She was 94.

Adventure in Baltimore (1949): Drama Starring Robert Young and Shirley Temple

Richard Wallace directed Adventure in Baltimore, a drama starring Robert Young and Shirley Temple. In 1905, Dinah Sheldon (Temple), a rebellious art student, is expelled from Miss Ingram’s Seminary for wearing two petticoats instead of five; she also attends political rallies and insists on studying nudes.  Sent home to Baltimore, Dinah’s understanding father, Dr. Andrew […]

Father Is a Bachelor (1950): Family Comedy, Starring William Holden (in Black Face and Singing) and Colleen Gray

Father Is a Bachelor, a family comedy directed by Abby Berlin and Norman Foster, stars William Holden and Coleen Gray.

Make Your Own Bed (1944): Peter Godfrey’s Comedy, Starring Jack Carson and Jane Wyman

Peter Godfrey directed Make Your Own Bed, written by Francis Swann, Edmund Joseph and Richard Weil, starring Jack Carson and Jane Wyman. Wealthy and eccentric Walter Whirtle (Alan Hale) and his wife Vivian (Irene Manning) can’t seem to keep servants at their country estate. Whirtle, having insulted a policeman, is jailed, and meets inept and […]