Vintage Movie Resources
As 1947 drew to a close, Gregory Peck grew a black beard, donned the frock coat Clark Gable wore in “Gone With The Wind”, and set about driving Laraine Day crazy in San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Seattle, and Los Angeles. Greg was good at it, and Laraine went out of her mind prettily, to the applause of packed houses.
Hugh Herbert was a stalwart of 1930s movies, providing comic relief in hundreds of movies. Here is one of the rare articles that focused on him.
Note: The Joe Lim episode towards the end of the article is quite representative on how stereotypically Asians were portrayed in the media in the 1930s.
When Hollywood got its first look at Audrey Hepburn on the screen, in Roman Holiday, the press was left without suitable adjectives. She is truly great, but the critics who saw the press preview agreed it was going to be difficult to convince the public that Miss Hepburn is that magnificent.