John Facenda (1913-84)

March 25, 2021 markvoger 0

Philly icon’s movie-star turn I recently did a deep dive into Paul Wendkos’ riveting 1957 noir “The Burglar” starring Dan Duryea and Jayne Mansfield, which […]

Planters Peanuts store

March 22, 2021 markvoger 0

This place was nuts I recently wrote about an engrossing noir from 1957, Paul Wendkos‘ “The Burglar” starring Dan Duryea and Jane Mansfield, which was […]

‘The Burglar’ (1957)

March 22, 2021 markvoger 0

The movie that made me love Dan Duryea The independently produced noir masterpiece “The Burglar” could not have been made within the Hollywood studio system. […]

Alex Harvey (1935-82)

March 12, 2021 markvoger 0

One-of-a-kind rocker There’s so much history, it’s staggering. I’ve been doing a deep dive into the life and career of singer Alex Harvey (1935-82), a […]

Women’s History Month

March 7, 2021 markvoger 0

Based on a true story Movies based on the lives of real people aren’t documentaries, but they can get the conversation started. To mark Women’s […]