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But Oh, That Mitzi !

But Oh, That Mitzi !

Genevieve Tobin (pictured above right ) portrayed Mitzi in the 1932  Ernst Lubitsch comedy for Paramount, One Hour With You. In that pre code musical which starred Maurice Chevalier and Jeannette MacDonald, Tobin played “the other woman.” Hello Everybody.  MR. Joe Morella and MR. Frank Segers, still here holding down the fort while MRS. Norman […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Ho Ho Ho! We suspect that this Christmas Morn you’re checking under the tree, and not reading our blog.  But we, Joe Morella and Frank Segers, your classic movie guys, want to take this opportunity to wish you the best Christmas ever. Everyone has his favorite Christmas film, of course.  Some old.  Some newer. Whichever […]

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“She Got Fat!” — More on the Loves of SH

“She Got Fat!” — More on the Loves of SHELLEY WINTERS

There’s a crisp but revealing dialogue exchange in director Jack Smight’s Harper, the 1966 neo-noirish thriller costarring Paul Newman, Robert Wagner and Shelley Winters, among other solid actors. Newman as a down-at-the-heels gumshoe named Harper picks up a framed photograph of the woman portrayed by Winters, and shows it to Wagner’s suspicious playboy character. Newman: […]

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GOSSIP –Then and Now

GOSSIP –Then and Now

She was the greatest and most famous gossip columnist of all time. Her name is synonymous with the word. Hello, everybody.  Joe Morella and Frank Segers here today to chat about the one and only, Louella. Louella Parsons may not have invented the gossip column, but she certainly perfected it. The story goes that Parsons, who had […]

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