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Never forget. A must-watch 9/11 film…

On this September 11, “Out of the Clear Blue Sky” is the documentary I recommend everyone watch and not just because I am interviewed in it. It provides a straightforward, unsentimental “you are there” sense of real people who had to find a way to rebuild a literally decimated company and also take care of their lost employees’ families. My normal…

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They are calling you-oo-oo!

“Sweethearts” went back up on the Amazon Best Seller list on Jeanette’s birthday (June 18) and is continuing to be popular during this week. The Ebook edition will continue be free for those with Kindle Unlimited through Nelson’s birthday on June 29! The link for those in the US is here. For those of you in other countries, go to…

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Jeanette MacDonald birthday TCM movie marathon!

June 18 is Jeanette MacDonald’s birthday and for new or old fans, it’s an all-day marathon on Turner Classic Movies! Plus, to read the behind-the-scenes drama, you can download my book “Sweethearts” and read for free with Kindle Unlimited at this link. (Note: for those of you living outside the U.S., go to your own Amazon website, search for “sweethearts…

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Live Blogging the MacDonald/Eddy movies

Live Blogging “New Moon” (1940)

Above, reel life becomes real life! Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald in the most famous scene from their 1940 MGM hit, New Moon… the “Wanting You” number. New Moon was the sixth Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy film and first made together after Nelson’s marriage in January 1939 to Ann Franklin. Below, Jeanette recovering from her suicide attempt after Nelson’s…

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“Sweethearts” back on Amazon best seller list!

Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy rock! “Sweethearts” has been back on Amazon’s Best Seller list this week. Snapped a screenshot tonight of the Artists and Entertainers top 100…it’s currently #77! So glad that people are reading and learning about these two amazing artists.

Live Blogging the MacDonald/Eddy movies

Live blogging “The Girl of the Golden West” (1938)

Girl was the fourth MacDonald/Eddy team movie and the one most affected by what was happening in their personal lives. It was filmed after Jeanette’s marriage to Gene Raymond and she and Nelson weren’t speaking off-screen. Nelson was drinking and Jeanette would prove too emotional to sing the obligatory love duet with him under a tree, so unbelievably – it…

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