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Three Faces of Hope

Three Faces of Hope

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 28th 2017

Three heartrending performances as tough but tender women who struggle to make the best of their sometimes dire, always challenging circumstances, all coming from the pages of impactful, top-selling

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Dr. Nolan's Healing Art

Dr. Nolan's Healing Art

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 11th 2017

Great acting can be a healing thing, perhaps even more so when it draws from a well of personal heartache. Considering the enduring stage and screen career of Lloyd Nolan (1902-1985), who would have

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Peyton Placement

Peyton Placement

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 2nd 2017

“Peyton Place was one of the best-selling novels of all time and no one thought it could be made into a decent movie. The subject matter was so steamy it was feared that it might be truncated and d

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December Burtons

December Burtons

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 14th 2016

This date in December gave moviegoers U.S. theatrical premieres of two distinctively different faces of Richard Burton 29 years apart, one bronzed and handsome from his flush early years as a romant

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Raining Hoopla

Raining Hoopla

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 16th 2015

Passionate love in the face of natural disasters always makes for great ad copy. From the studio that gave us In Old Chicago (1937), The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and The Towering Inferno (1974) co

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