My first taste of the classic film All About Eve and the woman that was Bette Davis came about when I was visiting Madame Tussauds in Hollywood at 14 years old.
When The Philadelphia Story was released in 1940, it was a surprise box office and critical hit and 'box office poison' Katharine Hepburn's career was revived. So it was no surprise that 15 years later, MGM wanted to recreate the magic (and we all thought this was a new Hollywood trick!). Except this time, The Philadelphia Story became a movie musical called High Society.
The Philadelphia Story is the type of movie that rarely needs an introduction. If you call yourself a movie buff, this movie has been on your watch list before.
Marilyn Monroe is still to this day, one of the biggest movie stars of all time. She was bigger than any of her movies, one of the rare actors to ever achieve that status. Nearly 60 years after her death, the real Marilyn still eludes her fans. Here are 10 surprising facts you may not … Continue reading Hollywoodland Presents: 10 surprising facts you didn’t know about Marilyn Monroe!
By the end of 1939, production was complete and the world was eagerly awaiting the release of Gone with the Wind.
Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh as Rhett and Scarlett in Gone with the Wind. After an exhausting two year search, the casting was finally complete for Gone with the Wind. Pre-production was well underway for the most talked about film in Hollywood. The next challenge that producer David O. Selznick faced was finding someone who … Continue reading Hollywoodland Reviews: Gone with the Wind – Part Two!
Where to start with Gone with the Wind?