Category: 1930s

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?...

My Man Godfrey

The Great Depression was winding down by the time “My Man Godfrey” was released to theaters but people were still struggling to make ends meet and looking for hope. “My Man Godfrey” (1936) was...

Katharine Hepburn as Box Office Poison?

It is almost unfathomable to believe the First Lady of Cinema, Katharine Hepburn, who has won four out of twelve Oscar nominations, was once considered “Box Office Poison.” After building an extensive theatrical background...