I have been in the middle of another serious blog post, and as happens sometimes, I take a break to write about something lighter. I’m sure some will consider this post a frivolous waste of time and will prefer to ignore it. I want to start by saying that countless
Category: Movies & Television
Some of my readers are already familiar with my writings on Hollywood, such as on the mystery of the 1947 Best Picture Oscar, the suppression of It’s a Wonderful Life, the real reason for the Golden Age of Television, and the “lost” TV anthology dramas of the 1950s. There was
Discovering a “Lost” Treasure of American Culture: The Anthology Dramas of “The Golden Age of Television”
The world is in such serious trouble right now, writing this post may seem frivolous. I have, in the pipeline, serious upcoming posts, but like some of you, sometimes I like to take a mental break from the dark and depressing. This post is intended to shed light, and
Although the holiday season is behind us, I believe there are some remarks long overdue concerning the suppression of It’s a Wonderful Life, arguably America’s most beloved Christmas film of all time.
As a journalist for three decades, and student of “the New World Order” for four, I’ve realized that 1950s television was a carefully set trap. To lure a mouse into the trap, you’ve got to insert some cheese.
Gentleman’s Agreement, Academy Award for Best Picture of 1947, was a two-hour sermon on the woe of American anti-Semitism. A dull film that was all dialogue and no action. No humor either. A token romance was thrown in, but it had no spark.