Category Archives: music

Astaire and Rogers

I hope everyone is looking forward to seeing the first six movies starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, the greatest dancing partnership Hollywood has ever seen.  We’ll start with “The Gay Divorcee” on Wednesday, January 10 at 12:30pm at the … Continue reading

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Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening – Frank Capra, Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman

As many of you know, I’ve been reading Capra’s autobiography “The Name Above the Title”.  I’m more convinced than ever, he is the greatest director of all time and I might conceive of a film series dedicated to his film … Continue reading

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Leslie Caron

She was the star of “Gigi” and many other films, nominated twice for best actress but never won an Oscar. click here for a nice video of this beautiful actress

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Dimitri Tiomkin – film score composer for High Noon and many others

It’s hard to argue there is a more awarded film score composer than Tiomkin.  Sure there is John Williams of Star Wars fame but for my money, it’s Tiomkin. During the 1950s he was the highest paid film composer, composing … Continue reading

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