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A BLACK ACTRESS UPS THE ANTE

A BLACK ACTRESS UPS THE ANTE

            Talented black actresses confined for racial reasons to roles of maids, cooks or “mammies” in Hollywood movies of the 30s, 40s and 50s, invariably stood their ground in their limited cinematic circumstances, even upstaging on occasion their more celebrated white costars. Who can forget Hattie McDaniel in “Gone With […]

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Movies IN Novels

Movies IN Novels

Hello everybody. This is Joe Morella and Frank Segers here again. Mrs. Norman Maine is outside walking the dachshund. Today we are delighted to welcome back our guest contributor Larry Michie, literary man of the world and former television editor of Variety. Larry has a special interest in how classic movies are handled in and by […]

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