Tag Archives: The 1950s

Joan Collins Archives: Mark McMorrow- Film Flashback: Rally Round The Flag Boys 1958

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Unlike Seven Thieves which I blogged about a couple weeks ago Joan Collins and Paul Newman, really are the only two reasons to watch Rally Round The Flag Boys. Joanne … Continue reading

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Alison Martino: James Dean Mysteries & Scandals: A Rebel With a Cause?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I guess I sort of see James Dean as the male version of Jayne Mansfield. (No, I’m not trying to be insulting) As a very talented entertainer, but someone who … Continue reading

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Dylan Hollingsworth: MASH Series Finale- Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

Source: The New Democrat Plus As the people who created and written the last episode of MASH said, this just wasn’t a comedy. And as funny as the rest of its episodes. But MASH was never a pure comedy to begin … Continue reading

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CBS News: Fidel Castro- On Face The Nation, in 1959

Source: The New Democrat Plus This was just after the Castro Communists had taken power in Cuba in 1958, from the authoritarian Batista Regime there, after winning the Cuban Civil War. Cuba replaces one authoritarian regime from Fulgencio Batista and creates … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose: George Clooney in 2005 on Goodnight and Good Luck

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus This is one reason why I’m definitely a big fan of George Clooney, besides his great sense of humor and charm, but his intelligence and knowledge about the issues that … Continue reading

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CBS News: Person to Person- Edward R. Murrow Interviews The Kennedy’s in 1953

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The Kennedy’s had just been married by this point in 1953. John Kennedy was about halfway through his first term as a U.S. Senate and already contemplating running for President. … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Video: C-SPAN: Goodnight and Good Luck 2005, Life and Career of Edward R. Murrow

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress What I didn’t cover yesterday was how important Ed Murrow was for network hard news and what he meant for it. It was almost like the man was … Continue reading

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Lionsgate: Video: Goodnight and Good Luck 2005, How a Newscast Brought Down a U.S. Senator

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress If I had to rate Goodnight and Good Luck on a scale of 1-10 with ten being the highest, I would give it a 9-9.5. And I saw … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1958-Championship-Baltimore Colts @ New York Giants: The Most Important Game in NFL History

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal Was the 1958 NFL Championship game the best game ever played, well if you look at the 5-6 turnovers in that game and both teams getting in the red zone and … Continue reading

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CBS: M*A*S*H- the Best From Season One: The Masters of Off The Cuff Humor

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I’ve been asked a lot in my lifetime all thirty-eight years of it by people who know me, but perhaps not very well, people who I’m friendly with. “How do you … Continue reading

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