Book vs. Film: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase

This post was written for the Beyond the Cover blogathon, hosted by the wonderful Now, Voyaging and Speakeasy! To view more fascinating posts about books adapted to film, visit the hosts: Liz and Kristina. Nancy Drew is one of the best-known names in the world of mystery. The character first came to life in 1930 … More Book vs. Film: Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase

Mill Creek Musings: Breakfast in Hollywood (1946)

In the 1940s, Tom Breneman was one of the kings of radio. His morning show, best known as “Breakfast in Hollywood” though it changed titles a few times, was a hit and ran on three different networks nationwide. The set-up of the show was spontaneous, involving famous guest stars (even Orson Welles appeared) and lively … More Mill Creek Musings: Breakfast in Hollywood (1946)

Series on DVD: The Original Nancy Drew Movie Mysteries

“Four classic mysteries. One legendary detective.” The Original Nancy Drew Movie Mystery Collection is a two-disc DVD set featuring the four classic Nancy Drew films, which star the lovely Bonita Granville in the title character. Granville is joined by Frankie Thomas (as Ted Nickerson, known as Ned in the books) and John Litel (as her … More Series on DVD: The Original Nancy Drew Movie Mysteries