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DANA ANDREWS — The Intelligent Introvert

DANA ANDREWS — The Intelligent Introvert

I have just learned that a majority of the people who become abnormal  drinkers are superior in intelligence and are almost always introverts.  — Dana Andrews,  1951 In this quote from author Carl Rollyson’s biography,  Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews, the actor is describing himself in a  letter to his beloved and somewhat long-suffering wife, Mary. Both intelligent and an introvert, Andrews, […]

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CAGNEY’s Best Movie Ever — Or Just His F

CAGNEY’s Best Movie Ever — Or Just His Favorite?

In just about every interview, in most conversations, one question emerges unfailingly: what is my favorite picture?   — Cagney By Cagney, the actor’s memoir published in 1976. Which of James Cagney’s movies was his favorite because, presumably, he considered it his best? Put another way, which of Cagney’s movies was the best, or at least his favorite? Was it William Wellman’s realistic […]

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