DCS: carol lynley

Carol Lynley started off her career as a child model, eventually transitioning to actress in such films as the controversial Blue Denim  with Brandon deWilde and Otto Preminger’s Bunny Lake is Missing. She is best remembered for her role as ingenue “Nonnie Parry” in The Poseidon Adventure, wherein she sang (actually lip-synched another actress’s voice) …

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DCS: curt lowens

Curt Lowens had a successful, fifty-plus year career in Hollywood, mostly portraying German officers in World War II pictures. He played a similar role for laughs in an episode of the TV sitcom Hogan’s Heroes. Early in his career, he played the title role in the ill-conceived horror film Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory. Curt …

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IF: folklore

This past weekend celebrated the 50th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock music festival that took place over three days on Max Yasgur’s 600-acre dairy farm in upstate New York. Thirty-two acts performed at various — sometimes drastically-postponed — set times, filling the days and nights with an eclectic mix of folk, rock and blues. The …

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DCS: leah chase

Leah Chase, the second of thirteen children, helped her family survive the Great Depression by cooking the okra, peas and greens that was grown in the family’s Madisonville, Louisiana garden. Leah and her siblings wore clothes made from rice and flour sacks, while he father worked his meager job at the Jahncke Shipyard. Wishing the …

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