Vera Marie Badertscher reviews seven classic Jane Withers films newly released by Twentieth Century Fox, including “Bright Eyes” and “Paddy O’Day.”
Vera Marie Badertscher talks with 87-year-old Jane Withers, who discusses her days as a child star, discovering Rita Hayworth, and learning the ropes from director Harold Schuster.
Classic movie aficionado Vera Marie Badertscher gives us 12 reasons to revisit the 1956 Oscar-winning film “Around the World in 80 Days.”
With the Oscars fast approaching on Sunday night, let’s take a look back at the first, the most interesting, and the missing Oscars of classic movies and stars.
Pin-up girls were the valentines of servicemen during World War II. Two of the most popular were Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable.
Hollywood, regulated by government, cranked out 300 propaganda films during World War II. Many are well worth watching.
Les Miserables is a reminder of how few musicals are written exclusively for the screen, unlike the Golden Age of Movie Musicals in the 1930s and 1940s.
Vera Marie Badertscher reports on Passports with Purpose, the annual blogger’s charity which is teaming this year with Water.org, co-founded by Matt Damon. You can win big prizes for a tiny donation.
Audrey Hepburn was definitely charming, but is it accurate to say her life was “charmed?” Vera Marie Badertscher reviews the autobiography “A Charmed Life” and offers the book as a giveaway.
Did you know that Busby Berkeley served as a drill instructor during World War One? Vera Marie Badertscher delves into the life of the creator of such classic musicals as Footlight Parade, Dames and Gold Diggers of 1933.