Frances LangfordAuthor and Publisher Ben Ohmart is quickly finishing his photo-heavy biography of Frances Langford, the last step in his Bickersons cycle, but he's stuck for a title and would like your input.
Frances was known as “The G.I.’s Nightingale,” “The Armed Forces Sweetheart,” and “The Sweetheart of the Fighting Fronts” for her devoted work. Which title would be best?
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Theater Usher’s Witty and Occasionally Snarky Observations
Reveal the Changing Face of Broadway’s Theater DistrictUsher Denise Reich worked the aisles at Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Rent, Def Poetry Jam, Enchanted April, Chicago, Mamma Mia, Jekyll & Hyde, and The Invention of Love, to name but a few. She witnessed onstage bloopers, attended closing night parties, and dealt with irate patrons and superfans that camped out overnight in full costumes. Sh
Lots of news today. First up: if you're a fan of the classic American television sitcom, The Facts of Life, you'll want to hear TV Confidential and their interview with series star Charlotte Rae, appearing Wednesday, October 28 through Monday, November 2 at various times on different affiliate stations. Charlotte's new autobiography was just published by BearManor Media.
Here's a list of stations airing the interview:
Author John Farkis will be in San Antonio October 24-25 at a rare book signing event at The Alamo, the historic mission/fort featured in the famous John Wayne film of the same name. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.
Emperor of the North
By Christopher Knopf
When Robert Aldrich directed his unforgettable film, Emperor of the North (1973), featuring Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, and Keith Carradine, changes were made to the original screenplay by award-winning Christ
Analyzing The Most Sexually Charged Episodes of the Original Series
By Will Stape
Set phasers on steamy! The most sexually-charged episodes from the original landmark sci-fi TV show, Star Trek (1966-1969), often drew beloved characters such as Spock, Kirk, Bones, Scotty, Uhura, Sulu, Chekov, Khan, and Nurse Chapel into plots that hinged on love, lust, and even a BDSM “Fifty Shades of Grey” sexuality.
Due to demand, our 10% OFF ANYTHING SALE IS EXTENDED through midnight EST Friday, 9/11/15. Put discount code BM107 in Apply Coupon Box in your shopping cart at bearmanormedia.com. Discount good on any paperback, hardback, DVD, CD, E-book, or any title on pre-order. PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS.
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What back to school reader isn’t on a budget this year? From students to CEOs, saving 10% on paperback or hardback books, DVDs, CD, and e-books can enable you to either get more titles for your buck.Here's your coupon in advance. Hold it until Tuesday, September 1, 2015 and use it for purchases made Tuesday 9/1-Tuesday 9/7 midnight (EST). Share it with your friends and family. Discount can be used on ANYTHING on the BMM Web site, including all books, CDs, DVDs, and e-boo
The Brandenburg Quest, the lost manuscript of prolific screenwriter Ib Melchior, buried beneath the sands of time and finally unearthed a year after his death. For the first time, film history detectives may discover the secret reason why the vanished true story of a young German citizen with a Nazi past narrowly escaped destruction.
Ib Melchior’s quest to bring to light this true story reached a flash point when chance encounters with two men
Here's a few photos from the recent Western Film Fair and Nostalgia Convention . . . .
L-R seated: Lauren Levian (Mrs. Henry Darrow), actor Henry Darrowstanding: BearManor Media author Jan Pippins, and Mike Pippins.
Henry Darrow with former 1960s child actress Pamelyn Ferdin.
She guest-starred in two episodes of Darrow's series,
The High Chaparral, and was later the voice of "Lucy" in
The Final Show
He officiated near to the likes of Dave Letterman and John Stewart. On Tuesday, August 11, broadcast history reaches a plateau with the final broadcast of Dave White Presents.
For our the final show, Dave White and Wes Britton look over the past seven years with a batch of folks, who have been major contributors to the show's legacy. Dave talks with Program Director Dan White, who
Imagine witnessing Nico begging for drug money; being told off by Johnny "Rotten" Lydon; watching a punk club owner spell your name in cocaine; spending three weeks in a cramped one-room apartment with the infamous Dead Boys.
Alissa Wolf experienced these outrageous moments during punk rock’s reign, and she survived to write Punk Rock Princess: How a Nice Upper Middle-Class Girl Wound Up Waking Up to the Dead Boys, about her immersion in this seamy world in the late 1970s.
This week, we're celebrating the memory of the formal end of World War II. On September 2, 1945, Japan's formal surrender took place aboard theU.S.S. Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay. Coming several months after the surrender of Nazi Germany, Japan’s capitulation in the Pacific brought six years of hostilities to a final and highly anticipated close.
These five of our most popular World War II books capture the mood of the times. Return to those da
In the summer of 1987, a group of the screen’s most notable stars gathered in glamorous Newport, Rhode Island to make Mr. North, a charming but unpretentious film about a magical man who turns the town upside-down. They included Anthony Edwards, Anjelica Huston, Lauren Bacall, Harry Dean Stanton, Virginia Madsen, Tammy Grimes, and a host of other talents, including legendary director John Huston (The Maltese Falcon, The African Queen). The filmmaker was Danny