Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Main Event review

If memory serves me correctly, this is from the Austin-American Statesman.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Don't believe what you read

Gossip article from when Barbra was filming The Prince of Tides.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

I am curious . . . .Barbra

The above image is a screen capture from a documentary feature about the controversial film I Am Curious . . . .Yellow (the film is extremely mild by today's standards, and boring). The camera pans down to the bottom on the list to show where the film is listed. However, in the panning process you can see a cropped view of some of the top movies of the period. If you examine closely and fill in the blanks, you can see Hello, Dolly! at number 6 after 12 weeks on the chart and Funny Girl at number 13 after 77 weeks on the chart.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Monday, November 21, 2011

Family album

From US magazine.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Back to Broadway review

Here's a local review from the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Rona Barrett's Hollywood

Barbra was one of Rona's favorties back in the '70s. Wonder if it's too late to order.

Friday, November 18, 2011

A Star is Born soundtrack

Back in January 2010 I posted an ad similar to this one. This one, however, was printed after the Academy Awards.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

More A Star is Born in San Antonio

One more clipping about A Star is Born screenings in San Antonio. These theaters were from later in the release of the film. The Aztec was a movie palace downtown. It's been remodeled for performances after sitting empty for years. The San Pedro drive in is now a grocery store and shopping center. The Woodlawn is a local performing arts theater now. The U.A. Movies 4 was on the South side and has been closed for a while.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

A Star is Born in San Antonio

I posted a few of these newspaper clippings back in July 2010. Here's another.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Barbra on Jeopardy

Barbra was the question on final Jeopardy recently. Sadly only one contestant got it right and he still lost.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Way We We Were on campus

The Way We Were was another college campus favorite back then.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Modern People

People who read "Modern People" are not the luckiest people in the world. This is one of those short-lived tabloids I picked up at the grocery store way back when. I made the mistake of cutting the article and cover out and throwing the rest away. Would love to read the other headline stories now.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

All Night Long filming locations Part 40

There is still a firefighter stationed here that was there when they filmed the movie. Of course I asked him for any stories he had to share. He mentioned that some of the firefighters were taking pictures with their cameras and security came by and demanded they turn over their film. So they weren't too happy about that. (But they should have known better if you ask me). He also mentioned that Barbra was "too chicken" to slide down the pole. I'd have to agree with him on that. This was the one scene where you knew it wasn't her. I felt cheated with this scene (along with the rest of the audience). This was the signature scene that was used in the advertising and poster to promote the movie and it's not her. Is it that difficult to slide down the pole? (and in case you're wondering, no, I didn't slide down the pole myself).