Tag Archives: The 1960s

Willy Beable: Diana Dors Documentary

“Short documentary profiling the life of British ‘Blonde Bombshell’ Diana Dors, who died of cancer in 1984.” From Willy Beable English Muffin Diana Dors (as I call her) got tagged as the British Marilyn Monroe and the latest Hollywood Blonde Bombshell … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Di | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

Source:The New Democrat “Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a … Continue reading

Posted in Lenny Bruce | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Dick Cavett Show: Raquel Welch- ‘Discuses Myra Breckinridge & Homosexual Audiences’

Source:The New Democrat “Raquel Welch discusses her movie, Myra Breckinridge in which she plays the title role undergoing gender reassignment surgery.” From The Dick Cavett Show I’ve seen Myra Breckinridge maybe 20 times, certainly 10 times in the last ten years … Continue reading

Posted in Dick Cavett | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Classic Film & TV Cafe: The Notorious Landlady 1962- ‘Scene with Jack Lemmon and Kim Novak’

Source:The New Democrat  “Diplomat Jack Lemmon has just returned to England and doesn’t know that everyone else suspects Kim Novak’s character of murdering her husband!” From Classic Film & TV Cafe Just on a personal note first: it was the early … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Kim | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ATHENAISM: ‘Why Is John F. Kennedy so Popular?’

Source:The New Democrat  “John F. Kennedy is one of the most popular US presidents. Was he as good as people remember him being? What exactly is it that makes him so popular?” From ATHENAISM As a Classical Liberal ( a real … Continue reading

Posted in JFK | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ACLU: A Supreme Court Fight For Students Free Speech Rights- The Story of John and Mary Beth Tinker

Source:The New Democrat If you look at American political culture from the 1960s and 70s, they have a lot of things in common with the Millennial’s today in the sense that they both have serious leanings on the Left ( … Continue reading

Posted in Free Speech | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

David Von Pein: CBS News Special Report- Eric Sevareid: Presidents and Assassins, November 25, 1963

Source:The New Democrat This CBS News Special Report, was just 3 days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. This was all very new with if not most Americans, but certainly a lot of them. Maybe … Continue reading

Posted in JFK Assassination | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jayne Mansfield Diamonds To Dust : A Guide For The Married Man 1967- Jayne Mansfield

Source:The Daily Review I’ll be the first to say, actually I would run to make sure I was the first person in line to say that A Guide For The Married Man is not a great movie. It’s also not … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Jayne | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Film Archives: This is Your Life With Ralph Edwards- Jayne Mansfield in 1960

Source:The Daily Review This Is Your Life Jayne Mansfield, is a short story in years, but a fascinating story that plays more like a long, but great soap opera for a woman who comes from very humble meanings at least … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Jayne | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hollywood Reporter: Erik Liberman- Jayne Mansfield: The First Reality Star?

Source: The New Democrat Jayne Mansfield as the first reality star? Well, their several answers that I could give to that. One, reality star or reality TV, those terms didn’t come into American culture until the late 1990s. Jayne Mansfield, … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Jayne | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment