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8 of the Craziest Old-Hollywood Publicity Stunts
Including shaving women’s heads in busy movie theaters and hiring lewd skywriters.
Where Were All the Pregnant Women in Classic Movies?
In Old Hollywood movies, thanks to a conservative, male-generated Production Code, having a baby was an exercise in innuendo.
What Was the First Modern Nude Scene?
For a very long time in Hollywood, it was impossible to show nudity onscreen. But by the early 1960s, a few stars were willing to test the nude taboo.
Gossiping About Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart With a Living Legend
Angela Allen, the last surviving crew member of classics like
The African Queen
The Third Man
, dishes about her 50-plus years in Hollywood.
You Must Remember This
Is Back With Stories of Hollywood’s ‘Urban Legends’
Karina Longworth previews the new season of her hit podcast about Hollywood’s forgotten history.
The 10 Essential William Holden Performances
In time for what would be his 100th birthday, celebrate the classic Hollywood icon by watching his greatest work.
Rose Marie on Telling Off Sexual Harassers in the 1950s and Tweeting
“I said, ‘You son of a bitch, you couldn’t get it up if the flag went by!’”
Rita Moreno Says She Was Sexually Harassed by Legendary Studio Executive
“You might think, ‘Jesus, you’re 85! Get over it, woman!’ You never get over something like that.”
Why Does Hollywood Think America Likes Surfing?
Slideshow: Vintage Hollywood Studio Stills
From the new book
, which showcases the portraits and “candid” photos that studios used for promotion.
New Memoir to Reveal All Sorts of Sordid, Sexual Details About Old Hollywood
Names dropped: Katharine Hepburn, Desi Arnaz, Cole Porter, and many more.
Major Auction of Hollywood Treasures This Week
Everything from Marilyn Monroe’s engagement ring to