My Lucy ‘Mame’ story

September 25, 2020 markvoger 0

A childhood anecdote A friendly warning: The following childhood anecdote does not have a big payoff. When “Mame” starring Lucille Ball came out in 1974, […]

‘Svengali’ (1931)

September 10, 2020 markvoger 0

Hamlet, schmamlet By 1931, all that boozing and fornicating were beginning to catch up with John Barrymore, but they had yet to vanquish him. Barrymore […]