Book Review – “Warren William: Magnificent Scoundrel of Pre-Code Hollywood” by John Stangeland

The Warren William experiment was deemed a success, although the new name was not without its own problems. The inevitable consequence fo the last name…

Book Review – “Showmen, Sell It Hot! Movies as Merchandise in Golden Era Hollywood” by John McElwee

This minor clash between old and new would have been one of many, as traditional ways of showmanship gave way to modern, more impersonal exhibition…

Book Review – “The Ice Cream Blonde: The Whirlwind Life and Mysterious Death of Screwball Comedienne Thelma Todd” by Michelle Morgan

Any fan of the comedies of the early 1930s is certain to get an eyeful of Thelma Todd at one point or another. Tall, blonde…

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