Tag Archives: The 1950s

TV Fanatic: The Jayne Mansfield Story 1980- CBS Wednesday Night Movie

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review At risk of sounding old here, when I was growing up in the 1980s and even when I was in high school in the early 1990s. network original movies that … Continue reading

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Slate: Karina Longworth- The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Slate: Karina Longworth- The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question I blog about political correctness and what I at least see as fascism on … Continue reading

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NBC: Lenny Bruce on The Steve Allen Show in 1959

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: NBC: Lenny Bruce on The Steve Allen Show in 1959 Steve Allen, right before he brought on Lenny Bruce, made a great comment and I realize he was being humorous, … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe History: AMC’s Backstory: The Making Of The Seven Year Itch

Source: Marilyn Monroe History: AMC’s Backstory: The Making Of The Seven Year Itch The Seven Year Itch is not one of my favorite movies. It’s a very good funny movie that is at least ten-years ahead of its time, but … Continue reading

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Movie Clips Classic Trailer Vault: Lenny 1974: A Comedian Who Pushes The Limits of Free Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Lenny Bruce, was a comedian who used humor to talk about everyday American life. And part of how Americans lives is how we interact with each other even in the … Continue reading

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Alison Martino: Mysteries and Scandals: Comedian Lenny Bruce-A Champion of Free Speech Who Was Ahead of His Time

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Keep in mind that Lenny Bruce’s act came out in the 1950s and up until the early 1960s when we were still living in this Leave it to Beaver Pleasantville, … Continue reading

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From Cult Til Camp: Jayne Mansfield Interview by Wim Sonneveld

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Holland has a lot of English speakers, at least today and perhaps back then as well. Something like 9-10 Dutch speak English at least as their second language. And can … Continue reading

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