Writer at Work: Mary Astor

Writer at Work: Mary Astor

Mary Astor is almost one-stop shopping for a classic film buff. She started working in her teens and was the sole support of her greedy, abusive parents, whom she eventually had to sue for her independence, so she checks that box (see Jackie Coogan, Baby Peggy, Dickie...
A Viewer?s Guide: How to Watch Grand Hotel (1932)

A Viewer?s Guide: How to Watch Grand Hotel (1932)

?Grand Hotel?always the same. People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.? courtesy Pre-Code.com Grand Hotel?took home?the Best Picture Oscar for MGM in 1933, beating another MGM release,?The Champ, as well as Samuel Goldwyn?s?Arrowsmith, Fox?s?Bad Girl, First...