Alice Faye: Articles


Dana Andrews Movies: Film Noir Actor Excelled as Angst-Ridden Characters

Dana Andrews movies: Complex film noir actor excelled in both major and minor crime dramas. Dana Andrews movies: First-rate film noir actor excelled in both classics & minor fare One of the best-looking and most underrated actors of the studio era, Dana Andrews was a first-rate film noir/crime thriller star. […]


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Dana Andrews Movies: Film Noir Actor Excelled as Angst-Ridden Characters



Tony Martin Singer Dead at 98

Actor-singer Tony Martin, once married to Fox singing star Alice Faye and the widower of MGM dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of “natural causes” at his West Los Angeles home on Friday, July 27. Martin was 98. Tony Martin movies Though never quite a movie star, Tony Martin (born Alvin Morris […]


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Tony Martin Singer Dead at 98



'The Gang's All Here': Best Carmen Miranda Musical?

From the moment The Gang's All Here opens with a nightclub production number presented on a stage as big as a football field, Busby Berkeley's fast-paced Technicolor musical delivers the goods. There is dreamy-eyed Alice Faye, handsome eye-candy James Ellison, craggy-voiced Eugene Pallette, fussbudget Edward Everett Horton, Carmen Miranda at […]


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'The Gang's All Here': Best Carmen Miranda Musical?



Tyrone Power Interview with Researcher Maria Ciaccia: Fox Superstar's Hollywood Career

Tyrone Power: Q&A with researcher Maria Ciaccia about one of the biggest film stars of the 20th century Among the romantic leading men of the studio era, Tyrone Power, 20th Century Fox's top male star from the mid-1930s to the late 1940s, is my favorite. He wasn't the best actor […]


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Tyrone Power Interview with Researcher Maria Ciaccia: Fox Superstar's Hollywood Career



Sex and the Single Girl: The Escapades of Busby Berkeley

Carmen Miranda in The Gang's All Here “Sex and the Single Girl: The Escapades of Busby Berkeley” is a mini-retrospective currently being presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive at the Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood. Busby Berkeley went from directing stiff military parades to directing spiffy civilian babes […]


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Sex and the Single Girl: The Escapades of Busby Berkeley