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A Victorian Triptych of Tenderness and Tension

A Victorian Triptych of Tenderness and Tension

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 25th 2018

Chance encounters paved the way to movie careers for many notable performers, all with a modicum of talent and a great deal of hope. In the case of Sydney, Australia, native Jeanette Elphick, born 83

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Crimson Career Christening

Crimson Career Christening

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 16th 2017

Tomorrow marks what would have been the 88th birthday of a Hawaiian-born entertainment icon of Japanese ancestry, who studied drama at New York University, cultivated a burgeoning singing career in

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Circling the Horizon

Circling the Horizon

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 18th 2016

Old-school Hollywood producer Ross Hunter enjoyed modest success with his first movie musical Flower Drum Song (1961) and had an enormous hit with his second song-and-dance effort Thoroughly Modern

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