Category Archives: ’60s

Ken Clark’s Not-So-Small, but Pivotal, Part

I got completely caught up in the Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955-1962) marathon on Halloween in 2015. As big a fan of Hitchcock as I always have been, I'd actually seen very few of these episodes; this was not a widely re-run series in my youth. (more…)
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He Said/They’re Dead: Doc Profiles Hollywood Pimp Scotty Bowers

When Full Service was published several years ago, battle lines were drawn: You either believed Scotty Bowers, then 90, when he talked about having had sex with everyone from Bette Davis to Rock Hudson and having procured sex partners for no less a Hollywood great than Katharine Hepburn (and hundreds of others), or you dismissed…
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Enjoy the Silents: Leatrice Joy

Leatrice Joy — a silent-movie star famous for her independent female characters, her boyish bob and for marrying mega-star John Gilbert (1897-1936) and bearing him a child — was born 124 years ago today. (more…)
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