Category Archives: ’70s

Lois Smith Joins Twitter … at 87!

Perhaps smelling blood in the water after Rose Marie joined Twitter at age 94 and gained over 100,000 followers just like that, acclaimed actress Lois Smith (b. 1930) has now joined the social network in honor of turning 87. Her attitude upon joining Twitter is to be admired: "I don't know what I'm doing here, but…
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What’s a Rose Marie? A Review of ‘Wait for Your Laugh’

I first experienced Rose Marie (b. 1923) when I stumbled upon the 1933 pre-Code film International House on TV back when I was a kid in the '70s. Watching this cute little girl, whose career predates that of Shirley Temple (1928-2014), belting "My Bluebird's Singing the Blues" — not to mention suggestive elements like racy…
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Tina Is Back! New Q&A, New Show

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical begins performances March 21, 2018, at the Aldwych Theatre in London, and the ageless icon is opening up about what fans can expect from the show. (more…)
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Janis Paige Recalls Rape Attempt by Alfred Bloomingdale

Janis Paige, the 95-year-old veteran of  stage (The Pajama Game, 1964-1965), screen (Hollywood Canteen, 1944; Of Human Bondage, 1946; Romance on the High Seas, 1948) and TV (All in the Family, 1976; Eight Is Enough, 1977-1980), has come forward with her tale of sexual abuse in Hollywood's Golden Age — and she alleges it was…
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Charo: She’s Still Aquí

Legendary moneymaker-shaker Charo, a no-B.S. virtuoso on the guitar, is ageless. (Kind of literally, since she once had 10 years shaved off her official birth certificate legally, meaning she is currently admitting to being just 66.) (more…)
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