Hollywood and Dreams Classic Film Memorabilia and Information

A Tribute to John Barry

The five-time Academy Award winning film composer was born John Barry Prendergast in York, England on November 3, 1933. No doubt his love of music came from his mother who was a classical pianist....

The Black Dahlia

Hollywood – as much as it is a glamorous place, oftentimes referred to as a state of mind and a promise land for most who want to see their dreams come true, Hollywood can...

The Lady in Black

“Valentino Is Dead”! was the top headline splashed across the country on August 24, 1926. What started as an emergency appendectomy turned into a developed case of peritonitis. Although doctors were optimistic about the...

The Influence of The Searchers

Before “The Searchers” (1956) Western films was a trite and cliche genre, with the exceptions of very few films including “Stagecoach” (1939). On a whole, the genre curbed away from serious issues which plagued...

The Influence of The Wild One

When “The Wild One” was released in 1953 it became one of the first, if not the first, to lead the way for many films about teenage rebellion Hollywood released in the 1950s. It...