Tag Archives: 50’s

Joan and Mickey Rooney

Joan Rivers interviews the great Mickey Rooney    

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John Huston: St Clarens Manor in Ireland

William Louis Gardner and Celeste Huston on one of the horses in St Clarens Manor in Ireland, back when John Huston owned the estate. Merv Griffin, whose ancestors hail from the area, fell in love with the property when he … Continue reading

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Sitting outside of Marion Davies house in Beverly Hills in a Rolls-Royce Phantom

1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Sedanca De Ville William Gardner worked for Marion Davis ( a movie star, as well as William Randolph Hearsts’ mistress for some 30 years). Joe Kennedy was JFK’s father who was a movie producer in Hollywood during the 20’s. … Continue reading

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JONATHAN WINTERS 1963

We are bringing to you every month on this blog, Jonathan Winters. Each month will provide a different performance that will keep us laughing. In the 50’s and 60’s I worked for Jonathan Winters as his assistant, and I want … Continue reading

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Public outcry over Hughes’ bra

In 1941, Director Howard Hughes, while filming the movie The Outlaw, felt that the camera did not do justice to Jane Russell’s large bust. He employed his engineering skills to design an underwired, cantilevered bra to emphasise her assets. Hughes … Continue reading

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One of Hollywood’s hottest actresses; Georgia finds her photographer

She smelled the scent of incense burning in the room. She felt nervous. She had never been with a photographer of distinction or fame. A small Italian man of about forty-five greeted her. He wore a long brown silk oriental … Continue reading

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