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Posted on 11 February 2018 | 8:58 am
Muncy Public Library celebrates 80 years
Williamsport Sun-GazetteMuncy Public Library celebrates 80 years with Authors in Our Back YardWilliamsport Sun-GazetteCOURTNEY HAYDEN/Sun-Gazette Local authors came together on Jan. 28 to celebrate the Muncy Public Library's 80th anniversary with their Authors in Our Backyard event. Pictured is Christine Beishland (top row, left), Tara Shoemaker Holdren, Marjorie ...
Posted on 10 February 2018 | 9:05 pm
Ice Art Fest draws hundreds to downtown
Carlisle SentinelIce Art Fest draws hundreds to downtown CarlisleCarlisle SentinelThe Upper Frankford Township man was testing out one of the main attractions of the CenturyLink Ice Art Fest. Organized by the Downtown Carlisle Association, this second annual event continues from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday ...and more »
Posted on 9 February 2018 | 6:05 pm
The Evening SunMyrtle Louise: Littlestown's Hollywood trailblazer is finally getting her dueThe Evening SunInitial research showed that during Myrtle's time in Hollywood, she associated with the stars of the era, like Mae West, Marjorie Main and Liberace. "I wonder how those relationships started and what kind of actress was she, what did she do, and that's ...
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 5:00 am
Why Congress Doesn't Always Do the Right
New York TimesWhy Congress Doesn't Always Do the Right ThingNew York TimesPeople often urge members of Congress to take positions that reflect arguments for the public good without regard to electoral or party consequences. They point to so-called profiles in courage, like Edmund Ross, a Kansas Republican who cast the ...
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 2:45 am
New Documentary From Paul Thomas Anderson,
Luchino Visconti’s rich and expansive masterpiece, the story of a mother and her grown sons who head north from Lucania in search of work and new lives, has an emotional intensity and a tragic grandeur matched by few other films. Visconti turned to ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 2:14 am
Chris Hicks: Sentimental 1940s Western about
OK, it’s just a coincidence, I’m sure, but the 1946 Western “Bad Bascomb” — an MGM vehicle for Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main and Margaret O’Brien, all big-name stars at the time — is nonetheless making its home-video debut on DVD at Warner ...
Posted on 23 July 2015 | 4:15 am
The Malone Mysteries
That story featured Palmer’s schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers, the subject of her own series of films, but here she’s replaced with a typical Marjorie Main persona. This is a much harsher, wittier, more cynical comedy than Having Wonderful Crime ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 3:49 am
Spice up grilling season with homemade
My only personal experience with homemade ketchup comes from repeated viewings of “Meet Me in St. Louis.” Marjorie Main, who plays the family maid, is making ketchup in a big kettle, and each character in turn tastes it and pronounces it too sweet ...
Posted on 19 May 2015 | 8:03 pm
Marjorie Main, in love and war
Folks with dim memories of World War II recall the “coming home” of troops, and attendant triumphal celebrations that reverberated around the globe. Believers in democracy — weary of Movietone newsreels’ gory war scenes at movie theaters, dismal ...
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 2:28 pm