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Posted on 7 June 2018 | 1:26 pm
BWW Review: MAME at North Shore Music
Broadway WorldBWW Review: MAME at North Shore Music TheatreBroadway WorldThe Musical by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, with Lyrics by Jerry Herman, and based on the book by Patrick Dennis, is a 1966 Musical Theatre warhorse that has starred such luminaries as, Rosalind Russell, Angela Landsbury, and even Lucille Ball, ...
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 9:26 am
CIRCLING THE SQUARE: Danvers comes together
Wicked LocalCIRCLING THE SQUARE: Danvers comes together as academic year wraps upWicked LocalAnd by the way, Rosalind Russell played Mame and Peggy Cass (whom most of you never heard of) was a very funny Agnes Gooch, the pathetic secretary Mame dressed up and sicced on a handsome playboy led to believe that Agnes was wealthy.
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 6:09 am
Going 'Overboard': Hollywood's glut of
Japan TodayGoing 'Overboard': Hollywood's glut of gender-swap remakesJapan TodayThere's nothing new in Hollywood, and gender-swapping has been popular since Howard Hawks cast Rosalind Russell for "His Girl Friday" (1940) in a part played by a man in the source movie, "The Front Page" (1931). A slew of female-led remakes followed ...
Posted on 6 June 2018 | 2:59 pm
Seattle Symphony to perform 'Wonderful Town'
Seattle TimesSeattle Symphony to perform 'Wonderful Town' in honor of Leonard Bernstein's centennialSeattle TimesGlamorous Hollywood star Rosalind Russell (“His Girl Friday”) and Juilliard-trained singer and television comic Edie Adams played Midwest sisters chasing careers in New York City and adapting to a madcap life in Greenwich Village. “Wonderful Town ...
Posted on 6 June 2018 | 6:02 am
Rebels in Syria bombard government-held part
Insurgents bombarded a government-held part of Syria's second city Aleppo overnight, killing at least eight people, Syrian state media reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based group that tracks the war, said eight people were killed in an air strike by government forces in a separate, rebel-held part of the city. Aleppo, near the Turkish border, is a major frontline in the ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 12:35 pm
Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader for 1971
By Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh hanged Islamist opposition leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman on Saturday for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, a move met with an angry reaction from his supporters who called for a protest strike. Kamaruzzaman, 63, of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at Dhaka Central Jail after the Supreme Court rejected his ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 12:19 pm
Euro zone officials shocked by Greece's
Euro zone officials were shocked at Greece's failure to outline plans for structural reforms at last week's talks in Brussels, a German newspaper on Saturday cited participants as saying, adding the Greek representative behaved like a "taxi driver". A meeting of deputy finance ministers on Thursday gave Athens a six working day deadline to present revised economic reform plans before euro zone ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 11:17 am
Nigerians vote for powerful state governors
By Tim Cocks and Julia Payne LAGOS, (Reuters) - The final stage of Nigeria's election began on Saturday with voting for powerful state governors, two weeks after a presidential vote paved the way for the country's first democratic transfer of the top job. The 36 governors are among the most influential politicians in Nigeria, Africa's biggest oil producer and economy, with budgets larger than ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 11:16 am
Kenya demands U.N. removes massive Somali
By Duncan Miriri NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has given the United Nations three months to remove a camp housing more than half a million Somali refugees, as part of a get-tough response to the killing of 148 people by Somali gunmen at a Kenyan university. Kenya has in the past accused Islamist militants of hiding out in Dadaab camp which it now wants the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR to move across ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 10:21 am
Cross Grand Jury Service Off Her Bucket List
Imagine actress Rosalind Russell, setting aside the audacious, adventurous life she portrayed in the 1958 smash hit film Auntie Mame, and serving instead on a county Grand Jury, and you’ll have the perfect picture of Jeane Hallin of Cedarpines Park.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:09 pm
Ask Hutch: Film 'Picnic' took liberties with
Rosalind Russell played the spinster school teacher Miss Rosemary Sydney, who was desperate to find love. The actual Labor Day picnic scene at Riverside Park in Halstead was pretty impressive. A gingham blanket was on the ground and covered with dishes ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 3:05 pm
Lafayette Theater is staging a comeback
Big stars — Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Rosalind Russell and Patric Knowles — flashed across Lafayette Theater’s screen when it opened in 1938. Touted as a modern space with art deco flair and bold interior coloring, the movie house boasted ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 6:16 am
She's Funny That Way review: Light and
Tarantino has looked to Hollywood's back catalogue of B-movies for his influences while Bogdanovich has favoured the light side – musicals and screwball comedies with nimble slapstick and dialogue speedily delivered by the likes of Rosalind Russell, Cary ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 1:00 am
Classic Hollywood: Ray Bradbury's Hollywood
Warner Archive is releasing four of her films on DVD this Tuesday: the 1941 comedy “The Feminine Touch,” also starring Rosalind Russell and Don Ameche; the 1937 drama “Confession"; the 1936 biopic “The White Angel,” in which she plays Florence ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 5:45 pm
Posted on 9 September 2008 | 1:01 pm
Resolved Question: Which man and woman duo
My favorites are Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in His Girl Friday and Fred McMurray Nd Barbara Stanwyk in Double Indemnity.
Posted on 1 January 2015 | 11:27 pm
Resolved Question: Where can I watch
I can't find it anywhere! Pleeease help! Lol!
Posted on 17 January 2012 | 2:11 am
Resolved Question: ★Who's your favorite
When i say "old" i mean like from the 1920's or so....i don't really have too many favorite thespians; but i always did admire Jean Harlow in all her 1920's-early 30's films. I think i've seen just about all of them that she's in.
BQ:Favorite old time film that's black and white?
Posted on 11 June 2011 | 1:05 pm
Resolved Question: What are the best movies
i love the oldies, in fact they are by far my favourites.
i have seen every fred astaire and ginger rogers (together) and i love those types of movies! if if you can recommend some that would be great.
Posted on 16 March 2011 | 10:02 am
Resolved Question: I am looking for a
Posted on 26 August 2010 | 7:28 am