In Hollywood with my brothers Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy and my sisters Esther Williams and Janey Powell.
I love Spencer Tracy. Love him. He's a hero of mine. I heard he never wore makeup, so I've never worn makeup, ever. I won't put it on in any movie. I'm dark complexioned, so I can get away with it. I cut my own hair. It's sort of still being scrappy.
I wanted the boudoir to feel warm, alluring, sexy and old-world beautiful ... I want customers to walk in that room and immediately feel the need to reach out and touch everything. And then the man cave was where I wanted you to imagine Spencer Tracy sipping brandy. I made a room that gentlemen can go into. It's a comfortable room.More quotes »
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On this day: June 10
The first SOS signal is sent, the Six-Day War ends, Spencer Tracy and Ray Charles die, the Apple II computer goes on sale, and Affirmed becomes the last horse to capture the Triple Crown, all on this day. 1793: The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Pari from Local6.com Read more »
Father of the Bride, Mill at Sonning
This is based on the eponymous 1950 film starring Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor as a father and his 18-year-old daughter, roles taken here by Steven Pinder and Evelyn Adams. Dale Monie, making an impressive professional debut, is the boyfriend, all from The Stage Read more »
Film: My World Of Flops: Concluding Case File #37: Moment By Moment
My World Of Flops is Nathan Rabin’s survey of books, television shows, musical releases, or other forms of entertainment that were a financial flop, critical failure, or lack a substantial cult following. Cinematic chemistry is a strange and unpredictabl from The A.V. Club Read more »
A tribute to Balraj Sahni as he nears his 100
(Did a version of this for my DNA column) With the birth centenary of one of Hindi cinema’s most respected actors just around the corner – May 1 is the date – I came across an amusing little anecdote about Balraj Sahni. In his biography Balraj: My Brothe from Jabberwock Read more »
Flicks in Five: Spencer Tracy
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in the 1942 film "Woman of the Year." (Image courtesy of MGM) Copy and paste the HTML below to embed this audio onto your web page. Audio player code: ST. PAUL, Minn. — A star long before he was paired on screen with K from MPR | Minnesota Public Radio Read more »