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chiseler.org/post/169002916431/haunch-paunch-and-jowl... guilty of contempt of Congress and drew prison terms of up to a year. Unlike
Trumbo (Spartacus), Lawson (Cry, the Beloved Country) and Cole (Born Free),
Ornitz never wrote a screenplay after that. He did write another novel about Jews
in America, Bride of the Sabbath, and died in L.A. in 1957. by John Strausbaugh.
chiseler.org/post/30191825840/the-apostle-of-pepAlways one of the hardest-working men in show business – Jolson, it has to be
said, was another – Cantor gave himself a major heart attack in 1954 and was
forced to retire. He spent his last decade in physical decline, watching his star
fade as the world moved on, and died in Beverly Hills in 1964. by John
chiseler.org/post/36967378514/uncle-al... way from pressing pants (or pents, as he would have pronounced it). In 1967,
when Groucho was well up into his seventies himself, he appeared as a guest on
The Jackie Gleason Show. He gave a nod to Uncle Al when he and Gleason did
an updated version of “Oh, Mr. Gallagher! Oh, Mr. Shean!” by John Strausbaugh.
chiseler.org/post/54370892218/muni-weisenfreundHis health failing – he'd always nursed a rheumatic heart – he watched Spencer
Tracy play Drummond in the 1960 screen version. He'd effectively retired by then,
though he did some tv, and died in 1967, with Bella holding his hand, at the age
of seventy-one. by John Strausbaugh. 4 years ago · jondambacher liked this.
chiseler.org/post/115593718951/nobodyHe was the star of the Follies, but couldn't join Actors Equity until Fields forced the
issue. Fields famously said that Bert Williams was the funniest man he ever met,
and the saddest. He put both sides into “Nobody,” and after more than a century it
can still make you laugh and want to cry. by John Strausbaugh. 2 years ago.
chiseler.org/post/41364708090/vaudeville-broadway-the-hard-way... Gold Cadillac, with the great Josephine Hull (Aunt Abby in Arsenic and Old
Lace), which ran from 1953 into 1955. Holliday stars in the 1956 film adaptation.
Through a long retirement Max couldn't resist kibitzing and threatening to come
back and do one more play, but he never did. He died in 1978. by John
chiseler.org/post/118697431856/the-heart-of-new-yorkThey were guests many times on Ed Sullivan's show in the 1950s, and were still
occasionally performing right up to Charlie's death, at the age of 90, in 1971.
Smith died a decade later and had himself buried beside his lifelong pal, with a
single tombstone that boasts SMITH & DALE – BOOKED SOLID. by John
chiseler.org/post/36172456671/how-to-make-noise-like-money... a movie house and ended its run in the 1980s as the Empire, a grindhouse.
Then it sat abandoned and crumbling until the late 1990s, when a developer
removed the terra cotta facade, hauled it a short way along Forty-Second Street,
and pasted it to the front of the new AMC Empire movie megaplex. by John
chiseler.org/post/153778759911/mussolinis-america... Mussolini was well and truly over (except in some older Italian American
households, who showed their residual resentment for Roosevelt as late as 1944
by voting for the Republican challenger Thomas Dewey). But that was only after
he'd been a hero to many Americans for nearly two decades. by John