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Bookshelf Tour #6

More plays! First up: the essential two volumes of Paddy Chayefsky’s stuff (and there’s still more out there). The Stage Plays and The Collected Works of Paddy Chayefsky: The Television Plays. He’s so good for acting classes, both his plays, … Continue reading

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Eartha, Arthur, Marilyn, 1957

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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2013

Some of the things I’ve written in 2013, for my own site, and also other outlets. Thoughts on Memphis. “Memphis is wounded, and Memphis is obviously depressed. There are a lot of sad ghosts here. But Memphis does not forget. … Continue reading

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Death of a Salesman (1951)

If you’ve read Arthur Miller’s Timebends then you know he was not happy with the 1951 film version of Death of a Salesman, with most of the original Broadway cast (Mildred Dunnock, Kevin McCarthy, Cameron Mitchell), and Fredric March in … Continue reading

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Arthur and Marilyn

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The Books: The Making of The Misfits, by James Goode

Next book on the Hollywood shelf: The Making of the Misfits, by James Goode. I have known about the notoriously difficult shoot for The Misfits since I was in high school just because, if you study film, even in an … Continue reading

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The Books: “Timebends: A Life” (Arthur Miller)

Daily Book Excerpt: Entertainment Biography/Memoir: Timebends: A Life, by Arthur Miller This is truly bizarre. Today happens to be Arthur Miller’s birthday. His is the next book on the shelf. So happy birthday, Arthur Miller. When Timebends came out, in … Continue reading

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Life-size icon in a white dress

Marilyn Monroe. Nice commentary – also cool photo, huh? I love that weird hand-chair right next to her. Relevant clip from Seven Year Itch below:

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Wow.

Just … wow!!

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By Request: The Dress

Member the dress I had to be sliced out of with a razor blade during a quick costume change? Here it is. With the pajamas for the second scene. 1st costume. Maggie and Quentin in the park. (He was a … Continue reading

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