Category Archives: ’50s

100-Year-Old Marsha Hunt on FDR, John Wayne & the Blacklist

Golden Age of Hollywood actress Marsha Hunt will turn 101 this fall, but like Olivia de Havilland (b. 1916) — who won the role of Melanie in Gone with the Wind right out from under her — Hunt is a true survivor, and isn't voluntarily going away any time soon! (more…)
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Mantiques: Tab Hunter’s Heyday

Tab Hunter passed away July 8, a few days shy of 87. It was the end of the remarkable life of a man who seemed indifferent toward his own stunning good looks — and took a similarly so-what? approach to being gay at a time when that should've kept him from becoming one of the…
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Tab Hunter, ’50s Superstar, Dies @ 86

Tab Hunter, a wildly popular movie star with a #1 hit single in the '50s who later spoofed his heartthrob status in films like Polyester, has died a few days short of his 87th birthday. No cause has been given. (more…)
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