Hollywood and Dreams Classic Film Memorabilia and Information

Cocktails Inspired by Hollywood

Everyone knows the Shirley Temple Cocktail was inspired by the famous curly-head cutie from the 1930s. But did you know that ‘The Love Goddess’ Rita Hayworth may have been the inspiration for the Margarita?...

Ann Blyth on Joan Crawford

Based on the novel of the same name by James M. Cain, “Mildred Pierce” starred Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott and Eve Arden. It is often described as a film noir...

Bette Davis’ Dispute With Warner Bros.

Today actors are considered “freelance” and have the freedom of signing with any production for any motion picture they feel they are inclined to do. Currently, more actors are opening their own production companies...

The Design of the Oscar

Have you ever wondered who designed the Oscar statuette? Or which actor may have posed for it? Is it really made of gold? How did he get the name “Oscar” anyway? The designer of...