May 7, 2014
Laura's Miscellaneous Musings
TCM Star of the Month: June Allyson
The May Star of the Month on Turner Classic Movies is June Allyson . The salute kicks off this evening, May 7th , with THE GLENN MILLER STORY , costarring James Stewart and directed by Anthony Mann.
The Easter Parade is a long and deep-rooted custom
By ANDREW PAUL MELE SPECIAL TO THE ADVANCE STATEN ISLAND - When Irving Berlin introduced his song, "Easter Parade," in the 1933 Broadway musical, "Thousands Cheer," the Fifth Avenue Parade in Manhattan on Easter Sunday had already been an established tradition since the 1880s.
Easter Bonnet history
Easter Bonnets and the tradition of wearing new clothes at Easter is a part of an English tradition dating back to the late 16th century.
Mary Astor is TCM Star of the Month for March
With 55 movies featuring the actress, Turner Classic Movies dedicates itself to celebrating Mary Astor as the Star of the Month for March 2014.
BWW Reviews: Gene Kelly: the Legacy Offers a Very Personal Look Into the Life of a Hollywood Legend
Patricia Ward Kelly shares a quote from Magill's Cinema Annual that sums of the legacy of Gene Kelly : "As a choreographer and a director, Kelly explored the possibilities of dance on film in a way that transformed the musical and gave birth to a wedding of cinematic and choreographic techniques that remains unsurpassed.