Monthly Archives: September 2010

tony curtis is dead

Tony Curtis, dead at 85.

With Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones. 1958.

With Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot. 1959.

the buster keaton story

Buster Keaton watching the filming of The Buster Keaton Story. 1957.

dig the critics

Godzilla, King of the Monsters! reviewed in Sight and Sound. Winter 1956-7.

wilder directs

Billy Wilder directs Otto Preminger in Stalag 17. 1953.

gloria stuart is dead

Gloria Stuart, dead at 100. (Above with Eva Moore in The Old Dark House and below with Dick Powell in Gold Diggers of 1935.)

record labels

Extra Texture (Read All About It). George Harrison. 1975.

cover art

Alain Delon in Le Samouraï. Melville. 1967.

put on a car or whatever

who’s a man that we admire

Hype man, drummer and life-long smoker, Bob Nastanovich.

the stickers on records

The sticker on the fold out sleeve of Armed Forces. Elvis Costello. 1979.