Are Today’s Comets Tomorrow’s Stars? (Motion Picture, November 1957)

This post is a part of the Historical Context series, where I share excerpts from my vintage magazine collection. It’s also a landmark post: TMP’s 1,000th article! In the November 1957 issue, Motion Picture magazine selected 12 burgeoning stars to feature in the magazine. Seven of those talents were featured in full profiles, the “comets” … More Are Today’s Comets Tomorrow’s Stars? (Motion Picture, November 1957)

The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: 1937 in Film

I’ve noticed patterns in the years when my most beloved films were released. Stella Dallas, True Confession, The Awful Truth, You Only Live Once, Topper, It’s Love I’m After… so many great films hit theaters in 1937, and yet it isn’t one of the first years that comes to mind when you think of Hollywood’s … More The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: 1937 in Film

Who’s Who in Hollywood, 1954 issue, Part II

Historical Context is a series in which I share excerpts/information from my ever-growing collection of vintage publications. Today’s installment in the series features the 1954 issue of Who’s Who in Hollywood, an annual publication highlighting the biggest stars of the previous year as well as the “stars of tomorrow.” The ‘Who’s Who in Hollywood’ 1954 … More Who’s Who in Hollywood, 1954 issue, Part II

Historical Context: ‘Who’s Who in Hollywood’ 1954 issue, Part I

Historical Context is a series in which I share excerpts/information from my ever-growing collection of vintage publications. Today’s installment in the series features the 1954 issue of Who’s Who in Hollywood, an annual publication highlighting the biggest stars of the previous year as well as the “stars of tomorrow.” One of the gems of my … More Historical Context: ‘Who’s Who in Hollywood’ 1954 issue, Part I