Hollywood Hotel (1938)

Ronnie Bowers (Dick Powell) is a musician, playing the saxophone and lending his pipes to Benny Goodman’s orchestra. His next adventure is to take a 10-week trip to the City of Angels after winning a short contract with All Star Pictures. Ronnie, however, doesn’t expect to find fame in Hollywood. Benny promises that his job… Read More Hollywood Hotel (1938)

“Ava and Frank Tell the Truth to Louella Parsons,” Modern Screen, Feb. 1954

This post was written as a part of TMP’s “Historical Context” series, where I share excerpts from my collection of vintage publications. Louella Parsons was a pioneer of celebrity gossip and entertainment news. Her columns were read world-wide, published in hundreds of newspapers. Who better to get the scoop on the tumultuous relationship between Ava… Read More “Ava and Frank Tell the Truth to Louella Parsons,” Modern Screen, Feb. 1954