End of August! Modern headlines from the month served with a Classic Hollywood twist...
Woof. Things are achieving record heat here in sunny SoCal.
It's kinda like this:
“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.”
― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees
Stay cool out there fellow Angelenos and all of you hanging out in similarly toasty climes!
NEW MARLENE DIETRICH FILM COLLECTION, A VISIT TO RICK'S CAFE, AND MORE!
Check out these rare Audrey Hepburn portraits!
New Marlene Dietrich collection is out on DVD -- featuring a collaboration between Dietrich and von Sternberg it includes Morocco, Dishonored, Shanghai Express, Blonde Venus, The Scarlet Empress, The Devil Is a Woman.
New travel goal: visit Rick's cafe recreated in Casablanca!
Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford lovenest is up for sale. According to Nest.com: "Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks had their affair, and ever since Hollywood has had a love affair with the historic home."
One of Lauren Bacall's dresses is up for auction as part of a larger sale from designer Bob Mackie. According to Playbill, "A black custom-made gown worn by Lauren Bacall in 1970 in the Broadway show Applause and to the 24th Annual Tony Awards, where she won for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for that role (estimate: $3,000-$5,000)."
That's all for now, folks!
Don't forget to sign up for The Cocktail Adventure! You will be heartily supplied for a summer of imbibing, and able to whip up a cocktail or two at home without embarrassing yourself. It's fun. Maybe a little too fun.
xoxo -- Stefanie
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