Van Heflin: A tribute

Say the name “Van Heflin” today and chances are, your conversation partner (unless they are a fellow old Hollywood “expert”) will have no clue who your talking about, which is the unfortunate reality when it comes to many classic stars. But in the 1940s, Van Heflin was an actor on a roll, starring in both leading roles and important character parts, even taking home an … Continue reading Van Heflin: A tribute

Moulin Rouge (1952)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Jose Ferrer) is a painter living in Paris. Originally born into a family of the French court, Henri moved away from his family in an attempt to find happiness. His legs were badly deformed by a fall in childhood, causing him to have a short stature. His height has been the source of much discrimination by fellow members of the court. Living … Continue reading Moulin Rouge (1952)