Tag Archives: LGBT

Farley Granger on Gay Subtext in ‘Rope’: ‘It Was Never Discussed’

The late Farley Granger lives again, courtesy of a never-seen 40-minute interview conducted by TCM in 1995 that has just been uploaded to the channel's popular YouTube account. Granger, Hitch, Stewart & John Dall (Image via Warner Bros.) In the footage, Granger, then around 70, discusses his unique career, characterized by his rebellious decision to…
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Spacey Comeback WON’T Feature Redgrave, Buy Indy’s Hat & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Vanessa & Franco over 50 years ago, in Camelot (Image via Warner Bros.) VARIETY: If Franco Nero, 79, couldn't get his own wife — legend Vanessa Redgrave, 83 — to commit to appearing in his pre-ill-fated film, but could get Kevin Spacey ... that is not shaping up to…
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Tippi at 91, Scoop on ‘This Was Hollywood,’ Dolly Mounring & More!

Links to the past: A coupla birds (Image via Instagram) INSTAGRAM: Melanie Griffith proudly shared photos of her living-legend mom Tippi Hedren in honor of the Hitchcock heroine's 91st, writing: "Happy Birthday Mom!! You are as beautiful today , at 91 years old , as you were at 22 in this first photo. I love…
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Broadway’s Best Remembered, RIP Phyllis McGuire & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: The theater community was ravaged this year. (Image via video still) YOUTUBE: Raul Esparza directs a solemn reminiscence of the Broadway luminaries we lost in 2020, including Diahann Carroll (who is pictured above in a shot by Carl Van Vechten). Truly an improvement on most of these things.…
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Ford Returns as Indiana Jones, RIP Barbara Windsor & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Hairy-son Ford ... (Image via Lucasfilm) BBC: Harrison Ford, 78, has signed up for a fifth — and final — gig as Indiana Jones. I recently rewatched all four and must say Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) — aside from "Anything Goes" — is complete…
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Sexiest ’70s & ’80s Poster Boys

As time has marched on, we have lost various art forms — the art of the album cover is nearly lost (since there is no reason to create an image to fit on a physical cover anymore — though this IG account helps preserve it), and the art of the cheesy beefcake poster is ...…
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Rock Hudson: First Famous Face of AIDS

Before Rock Hudson, 59, was outed as suffering from AIDS in July of 1985, other well-known figures had contracted HIV and even died of the resulting syndrome, but no household names of Hudson's caliber — and certainly no icons of masculinity and wholesomeness. Rock in his heyday (Image via movie still) By July of 1985, Hudson…
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