Nazi-era German film star Marika Rökk 'was
The IndependentNazi-era German film star Marika Rökk 'was a Soviet KGB spy ...The IndependentPopular German film star Marika Rökk was suspected of being a Soviet spy, newly declassified records have revealed. The actress became famous during Nazi ...Nazi-era film star Marika Rokk exposed as 'Soviet spy' – report — RT ...RTStar of postwar German cinema was Soviet spy, declassified files ...The Guardianall 6 news articles »
Posted on 21 February 2017 | 4:08 am
Behind This Exuberant Dance Number?
NPRBehind This Exuberant Dance Number? Planning, Precision And PracticeNPRIt's sunset and they're on a bench overlooking LA's evening lights. She swaps her heels for flats, and the next thing you know, they're dancing. Moore borrows some steps from a classic Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers routine from the 1935 film Top Hat.The Secrets of Filming at La La Land's Distinctive LocationsVanity FairThe Next Page: An Oscar for 'La La Land'?Pittsburgh Post-GazetteRyan Gosling and Emma Stone may take the La La Land plaudits, but Londoner Marius de Vries is the man behind the ...City A.M.all 44 news articles »
Posted on 21 February 2017 | 4:02 am
Jackson lets rip about 'Oscar-bait' films -
New Zealand Herald (blog)Jackson lets rip about 'Oscar-bait' filmsNew Zealand Herald (blog)Hollywood veteran Samuel L Jackson is a one of the select few who get to vote for the Academy Awards - and he's not one to keep quiet about his choices. The respected actor, who has been a member of the academy since receiving his first Oscar ...and more »
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 7:14 pm
A different look at LA LA Land.... -
Huffington PostA different look at LA LA Land....Huffington PostNothing was ever more entrancing to me than Ginger Rogers, Cyd Charisse, Vera Ellen, Gwen Verdon, Eleanor Powell…oh I could go on. Because even Frank Sinatra was amazing in On the Town with Gene Kelly. Audrey Hepburn, who had someone sing for ...
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 10:27 am
Hollywood magic coming to Marietta with
Hollywood magic coming to Marietta with dance studioMDJOnline.comThe legendary singer, dancer and actor Fred Astaire was not only an inspiration for the award-winning film, but along with Ginger Rogers, had ties to the Historic Strand Theatre in Marietta Square. According to the website, “The Strand opened its doors ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 8:35 pm
Hugh Pickett’s huge memorabilia collection
(Prices don’t include Love’s 18-per-cent commission.) A set of gold cufflinks given to Pickett by his close friend Ginger Rogers went for $1,800, while a similar set given to Pickett by Mitzi Gaynor went for $1,200. The surprise was that much of the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:51 pm
Inside The Beverly Hilton’s Diamond
At the event, Lane showcased a dazzling retrospective of jewels worn by Hollywood royalty from Ginger Rogers to Angelina Jolie at events such as the Golden Globe Awards, Oscars and GRAMMY Awards. Six food-and-drink stations surrounded the Aqua Star pool ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:47 am
International Tap Festival: Forget Fred
Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith is a freelance reporter. She was nominated for business journalist of the year at the Press Gazette British Journalism Awards 2012 and her name is so long that she has a double-decker byline in print. Sat upstairs at Ronnie ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:52 am
What Ginger Rogers Has to Do With Women's
When I think about women's equality I often think about Ginger Rogers. Why? Ginger danced her way through movie musicals with Fred Astaire -- who was the bigger star. But a 1982 comic strip coined one of my favorite quotes about Fred and Ginger, "Sure he ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:35 am
The world’s a stage in Southern Oregon
Among the early performers was a 14-year-old dancer named Ginger Rogers. Years later she became famous as Fred Astaire’s dance partner and a Hollywood actress. When the theater was rebuilt in the 1990s, it was dubbed the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 5:29 pm