Veteran’s Day Salute

This Veteran’s Day is not a shopping sales day, but a time to reflect on our gallant men and women who have served in our Armed Forces. And when it comes to famous battles, nothing is more remembered than D-Day. There is an abundance of books and movies specifically on the subject of that day — June 6, 1944. Read More +

When the hero was a horse

In the 1920s and 1930s animal actors were often big stars featured in lengthy movie fan magazine articles. They “sent” photographs of themselves (signed, of course, by their owners or their press secretaries) to their fans who wrote in to request them. Read More +

Golden days of movie magazines

As early as the 1890s, Americans began reading about the new “moving pictures” in general interest publications. A few short-lived periodicals devoted exclusively to “the flickers” appeared and disappeared in the opening years of the 20th century. Read More +

Anything but disturbing

Actor Shia LaBeouf has no reason to be disturbed by his career choices. His role in the suspense thriller Disturbia became a surprise hit in April, finishing at the top of the box office for three consecutive weeks. Read More +

Standing Tall in the Shadows

Dick Baxter worked in the entertainment business for more than 40 years. With a history like that, you know he has some stories to tell — and he does in his new book Standing Tall in the Shadows: Memoirs of a Hollywood Manager. Read More +