Myrna Loy, News, Pictures, Buzz
Cookin' bluegrass and new acoustic roots
Cookin' bluegrass and new acoustic roots musicHelena Independent RecordMondays at the Myrna continues with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen performing Monday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m.. Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen stir up a tasty bluegrass/newgrass stew simmered from a blend of instrumental, vocal and songwriting skills so hot, ...
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 5:37 am
Katherine O'Malley and her 'friends' -
Katherine O'Malley and her 'friends'Madison County RecordThat's the response detective Nick Charles gets in The Thin Man Goes Home — the fifth installment of the six-film series starring William Powell as Nick and Myrna Loy as his wife, Nora – when he asks an employee at a WWII defense plant why a co-worker ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 7:28 am
LDS Church continues to grow in Cambodia -
Deseret NewsLDS Church continues to grow in CambodiaDeseret NewsFour of the five former Cambodia mission presidents and their wives were in attendance that day, including David and Myrna Towers, who relished the moment. “We were ... More than 15 years later, Loy's hope helped him find the LDS Church. He and his ...and more »
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 4:08 am
EVENTS CALENDAR: Places To Go. Things To Do.
EVENTS CALENDAR: Places To Go. Things To Do.The Times (subscription)MYRNA LOY BIRTHDAY PARTY with Ted Weber, 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug 2, Weber House and Garden, 1503 Baker St., Streator. Refreshments served. 815-672-8327. "NIGHTLIGHTS," movie screening followed with program by cast member and ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 8:15 pm
War movies getting lots of attention, and
War movies getting lots of attention, and here are some of my favoritesNews Sentinel“The Best Years of Our Lives “ depicts the return of three veterans from World War II, and it is a winner The cast was topnotch; it included Frederic March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews and other star-quality actors. And it is shown occasionally on the ...and more »
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 9:12 pm
Richard J. Leskosky: Capra hit faced manyFrank Capra came across the short story "Night Bus" by Samuel Hopkins Adams in an old issue of "Cosmopolitan" that he found in a barbershop and had his studio, Columbia, buy the rights. That was maybe the only easy thing about the making of the classic "It Happened One Night." Earlier this month, you had the chance to see film legend Clark Gable as Fletcher Christian sailing the South Pacific in ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 6:55 am
Helena in 75 Objects 20: Myrna LoyThe massive oak front doors at Helena’s Myrna Loy Center, which used to be the county jail, bears witness to the lynching of James Edward Brady on Oct. 2, 1901.
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 5:00 am
5 Things You Have to Do This WeekTue 7/22 Cinema Tuesdays: The Thin Man At 80 years old, The Thin Man is a lot like my Nana: elegant, witty and very appreciative of a good martini. And like Nana, The Thin Man is delightful to this day. Most of this is due to the unparalleled chemistry between William Powell and Myrna Loy, who play Nick and Nora Charles; he, a San Francisco detective who “retired” after marrying; she, a wealthy ...
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 4:47 pm
Good morning, Helena: Monday, July 21Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds describes itself as a “seven-piece powerhouse that puts a modern spin on classic soul.” If you're as confused as I am about what that means, you'll have the chance to find out this evening.
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 5:00 am
Living in a dream“Welcome to the dream home!” These were the words that greeted guests on Sunday as they entered a white, two-story home on the east side of Terre Haute.
Posted on 20 July 2014 | 8:58 pm
Cookin’ bluegrass and new acoustic rootsTickets for Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen are $7 — if you mention the Independent Record. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Myrna Loy Box Office at 443-0287 or online at www.myrnaloycenter.com.
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:30 pm
Know It AllMyrna Loy (1905-1993) and Clark Gable (1901-1960) were dubbed the King and Queen of Hollywood when they won a popularity poll in 1936. The word Zorro means fox in Spanish. Frances “Baby” Houseman, played by Jennifer Grey (born 1960), falls in love with ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:36 am
Myrna Loy BiographyMovie star Myrna Loy made more than 120 pictures, including all six of the Thin Man movies, in which she played Nora Charles opposite actor William Powell. Born on August 2, 1905, in Radersburg, Montana, Myrna Loy was typecast as an "exotic" at Warner Bros.
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 10:00 am
Richard J. Leskosky: Capra hit faced manyThen, once Capra and his writing partner Robert Riskin wrote the screenplay, they could not find any actors to sign on. Myrna Loy, Margaret Sullavan, Miriam Hopkins and Constance Bennett all turned them down, as did Robert Montgomery. Nobody wanted to do a ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 5:06 pm
Kay Francis, William Powell, Myrna Loy, JeanKay Francis, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, and Mary Astor are some of the stars featured in September at the Library of Congress’ Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virg. [Packard Campus Movie Schedule.] Kay Francis and William Powell ...
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 8:45 am