Neil Diamond’s Birthday (And Sordid Past)

What’s knittin’, Kitten?   There is no better way to celebrate Neil Diamond’s 71st birthday than to tease him about the questionable things he did when he was young. Everyone, go thank Capricornonevintage on Flickr for making your day just a little bit brighter. Then send your happy birthday wishes …

Ann Pennington, Oscar Levant, and Carole Lombard: A Night Parade Followup

Ann Pennington was easily the best human part of this dud of a film — the best part being the amazing art deco, by the way — and her hiked-over-the-hips ostrich feather skirt that did half of the dancing for her was stunning.

Secret Life of Objects: Female & Footlight Parade

Back in April, I briefly blogged about Female (1933), and a kind commenter mentioned that the swimming pool at Alison’s ridiculously amazing home was the set used in Footlight Parade. The “By a Waterfall” set in Footlight Parade: A close-up of the set just in front of the fountain as …