Gerda Maurus

You know when I said I’d see you on the New Year? I accidentally lied. First of all, important notice: World O’ Crap has moved! Hackers hacked, that’s all I know. Now World O’Crap is at a new blog address. Go! Enjoy! And now, some lovely Gerda Maurus for your …

Diana Dors: Early Years

I’ve been on a mini Diana Dors kick lately, so I thought I’d spend the week flashing you all with the ill-gotten contents of my hard drive. The plan is to post once a day this week. We’ll see if that really happens. Diana Dors was a child star, if …

Tura Satana

Tura on the set of “Irma la Douce” with Billy Wilder. In “Irma la Douce.” “The Key to the Carrera” by artist Shag (Josh Agle). Nude pics of Tura at the Spiderpool can be found on technoknob. NSFW.

Bruce Lee

Click to enlarge. A prop dart from “The Green Hornet.” From the recent Profiles in History auction of “Green Hornet” mementos, including Kato’s hat! The Bruce Lee and Green Hornet items start on this page. Click to enlarge. A certificate from Bruce Lee’s Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute. Below are …

Alan Arkin

With Jayant, Wallace Shawn, William Finley, and Austin Pendleton in “Simon.” With Blythe Danner in “Hearts of the West.” With Carl Reiner in “Fire Sale.” Caricature by Al Hirschfeld for “The In-Laws.” Alan Arkin

Isle of the Dead (1945)

D for Doom and I got to talking about the film “Isle of the Dead” (1945) in the comments of my last post, plus of course today is the last day of the Boris Karloff Blogathon, so I thought I’d post a few pictures. One day I may get around …

Diana Dors

Last month I watched two 1955 Diana Dors movies on TCM: “As Long as They’re Happy” and “An Alligator Named Daisy”. To be honest, I watched ALaTH but could only make it through the first 20 minutes of “Daisy” before giving up completely. While these movies are usually billed as …

Bette Davis Project #1: “Fashions of 1934”

William Powell plays Sherwood Nash, a con artist who fails at one con and, when he stumbles into newbie fashion designer Lynn Mason (Bette Davis), is inspired to create a new con: knock-offs of original fashion dresses. Nash’s true motivation is to irritate legitimate designers so they will hire him …