Tag Archives: documentaries

Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Case Cracked? & More!

May 17, 2023 Links to the past, with relevance today: The theft was quite a feet! (Image via MGM) THE GUARDIAN: The dancing-a-jig is up for a septuagenarian alleged to have stolen a pair of ruby slippers from 1939's The Wizard of Oz in 2005. A grand jury has indicted Terry Martin on charges related…
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Elizabeth Taylor & Sophia Loren Are Seen in Long-Lost Euro Docs

Two 1960s TV docs — one featuring Elizabeth Taylor showing off London, and one featuring Sophia Loren showing off Rome — are finally becoming available once again. Loren is at her most fetching in the doc. (Images via video stills) Not seen for decades, the specials — Elizabeth Taylor in London (1963) and Sophia Loren…
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TCM to Air ‘Marsha Hunt’s Sweet Adversity’ During Tribute

Marsha Hunt, the 103-year-old actor and activist from the Golden Age of Hollywood, is set to be honored with a day of movies on TCM capped off by the channel's first airing of Marsha Hunt's Sweet Adversity, a doc on her storied life and career. Hunt in her heyday (Image via MGM) Hunt was discovered…
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