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Posted on 21 September 2018 | 6:07 pm
The glitz and glamour of Hollywood Park -
Curbed LAThe glitz and glamour of Hollywood ParkCurbed LA“Like all of Hollywood, I'll be right there watching the sport of kings for the kings and queens of the cinema,” gossip columnist Hedda Hopper wrote in the days leading up to Hollywood Park's opening. “The studios have declared a half-holiday… Now our ...
Posted on 20 September 2018 | 9:08 am
Red scare meets Hollywood glamour in whacky
The Mercury NewsRed scare meets Hollywood glamour in whacky SF camp melodramaThe Mercury News“Pat, my gal pal, is very much a Hedda Hopper character. And the script, though not directly based on any movie or any actress in particular, really does sort of play with the concept of movies like 'So I Married a Communist.' “There were several ...
Posted on 19 September 2018 | 8:31 am
Emmy Flashback: With Just 4 Categories,
Hollywood ReporterEmmy Flashback: With Just 4 Categories, 1965's Ceremony Was a "Deplorable Bust"Hollywood Reporter"Instead of bubbling like champagne, it was like molasses from the deep freeze," wrote Los Angeles Times columnist Hedda Hopper. The problem lay with the new format devised by TV Academy president Rod Serling. Instead of presenting drama, comedy or ...
Posted on 13 September 2018 | 11:00 am
My rib ritual didn't work for me this year -
My rib ritual didn't work for me this yearVicksburg PostSunday evenings brought us Louella Parsons (and Hedda Hopper in print) and the highest-paid gossip-mongerer of the time who pressed on a telegraph key to preface his broadcast to “Mr. and Mrs. America… and all the ships at sea.” All of it was a ritual ...
Posted on 8 September 2018 | 4:14 pm
Anna Kashfi, actress and first wife of
Marlon Brando died in 2004. Born in Darjeeling, India, on Sept. 30, 1934, Ms. Kashfi told gossip columnist Hedda Hopper that she got into pictures after a Paramount executive spotted her at a party in London when she was 18. In “The Mountain” (1956 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:53 am
Anna Kashfi, actress who was in brief,
Marlon Brando died in 2004. Born Sept. 30, 1934 in Darjeeling, India, Kashfi told gossip columnist Hedda Hopper that she got into pictures after a Paramount executive spotted her at a party in London when she was 18. “It all happened so fast,” she said.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:14 pm
Trumbo - Trailer Trailer
His fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses over his freedom to write and work entangled everyone in Hollywood from gossip writer Hedda Hopper to Kirk Douglas who would call on Trumbo to pen the scrip for his epic drama 'Spartacus' and help ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:04 am
Bitter divorce kept Marlon Brando's actress
Marlon Brando died in 2004. Born on September 30, 1934 in Darjeeling, India, Kashfi told gossip columnist Hedda Hopper that she got into films after a Paramount executive spotted her at a party in London when she was 18. In 1974, Kashfi married electronics ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:05 pm
TIFF retrospective celebrates the natural,
She was slut-shamed by influential syndicated columnist Hedda Hopper not because of the pregnancy but because competitor Louella Parsons got the scoop first. The scandal was of such magnitude she was denounced in Congress (as an “instrument of evil ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 2:03 pm