Malabar Farm: A Getaway for Classic Movie Stars of the 40’s

Even though I don’t get to do it as much as I’d like, I love to travel, and as I mentioned in my recent tribute to Jimmy Stewart regarding the Jimmy Stewart Museum, there are several classic movie related places I’d love to visit someday.

I just found another one to add to my ever growing list, Malabar Farm in Ohio. If you are a big fan of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, you just may be interested in visiting, too.

I learned about Malabar Farm when I found an interesting article regarding a fundraiser¬†called “Hollywood Returns to Malabar” which was held there last month.¬†Stephen Bogart and Tyrone Power, Jr. who both have ties to Malabar Farm through their famous movie star fathers, attended the fundraiser to help preserve what is known as the “Big House” located at Malabar Farm State Park in Lucas, Ohio. Continue reading →

Saturday State Post: Classic Movie Actors from New York Part Two

This is part two of my set of posts featuring actors and actresses from the state of New York. As I mentioned in part one, there are SO many big names on the list that I will need several posts to cover them. I won’t be including them all, but I did want to cover most of those that are very well known along with some of my personal favorites.

A few more of the classic movie actors and actresses from the state of New York are:

Gene Tierney

Born: November 19, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY

Died: November 6, 1991 (age 70)

Married twice including once to costumer designer Oleg Cassini

Known for the Movies: Heaven Can Wait, Laura, Leave Her to Heaven, The Razor’s Edge, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Night and the City

My Favorite Gene Tierney Movie: Tie between Laura and The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Continue reading →