Category Archives: ’60s

The Birds: Hitchcock’s Living Leading Ladies

When Joan Fontaine died at the ripe old age of 96, I was thinking she must surely have been the earliest of Alfred Hitchcock's leading ladies still living. Nope! She had been the oldest, but there was — at the time — one leading lady working with Hitchcock a decade before Joan, and she was…
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Jerry Lewis, King of Comedy, Dies @ 91

Hey, l-a-a-a-a-dy! Jerry Lewis, who rose to fame as part of the comedy team Martin & Lewis in the '50s, became a slapstick solo star in the '60s and went on to become a film auteur, has died at 91. (more…)
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Tab Hunter’s New Shoot

Fifties Hollywood heartthrob Tab Hunter is 86, but he's no recluse — the still-handsome guy who brightened such diverse fare as Battle Cry (1955), Damn Yankees (1958), Polyester (1981) and Grease 2 (1982) is still comfy in front of the camera, as he showed in a July shoot with photographer Michael Freeby. (more…)
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