Orson Welles, Mary Wickes, and Too Much Johnson

You know how sometimes you read something, and then something tangentially related to what you’ve only recently finished reading pops up somewhere, and you think, “My, that’s an odd coincidence?” That was the feeling I had earlier when I caught sight of an LA Times article entitled, “Long-lost early Orson Welles film ‘Too Much Johnson’ recovered.” A…

And we have a winner!

Many thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway this week! We’ve drawn a name from our handy-dandy hat (literally), and the winner of a brand-spanking-new copy of Mary Wickes: I Know I’ve Seen That Face Before by Steve Taravella is … Aurora of Once Upon a Screen! Aurora, per the rules of the giveaway, you…

Win a copy of the new Mary Wickes biography!

Last week, we raved about the new biography on Mary Wickes, I Know I’ve Seen That Face Before (University Press of Mississippi, 2013). And now’s your chance to win a copy of this wonderful book! Author Steve Taravella has graciously contributed a copy of I Know I’ve Seen That Face Before for this contest, to be given to one…