Live Blogging the MacDonald/Eddy movies

Live Blogging “Naughty Marietta” (1935)

Ah, Sweet Mystery of…instant stardom and romantic chemistry! Translation: Naughty Marietta was the sleeper hit of 1935 and beat out Mutiny on the Bounty in Photoplay magazine as the best film of the year. Another amazing fact, Jeanette MacDonald pushed to have Nelson Eddy receive equal billing with her. Remember in her early films with Maurice Chevalier this was not…

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Live Blogging the MacDonald/Eddy movies

Live Blogging TCM’s Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy Marathon April 17!

Alert! Watch live or set your DVRs! Turner Classic Movies is airing all the Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy team movies in chronological order starting at 6 am (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In recent weeks I’ve been chatting with folks on various Classic Hollywood groups and have come to realize that many people are not aware of…

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Read “Sweethearts” for free with Kindle Unlimited!

For Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy fans: if you have an Amazon account set up with “Kindle Unlimited”, you can for a limited time click on the book cover above, download and read the Kindle edition at no charge. You’re welcome 🙂 and if you enjoy, please leave a review! Link

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Olivia De Havilland, Ryan Murphy and “Feud”

  This week marked a landmark ruling when a California appeals court threw out the lawsuit brought by beloved Hollywood icon Olivia De Havilland (pictured above, aged 101) over the way she was portrayed in the FX mini-series “Feud: Bette and Joan.” That very successful show, created by Ryan Murphy, aired in 2017 and was nominated for several awards. These…

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An Excerpt from “Sweethearts”

Sweethearts: The timeless love affair on screen and off between Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy by Sharon Rich © 1994, 2001, 2014 by Sharon Rich ISBN: 978-0-9903230-0-6 (softcover) ISBN: 978-0-9923230-1-3 (ebook) (The following is an excerpt from Chapter One. All rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form.) CHAPTER 1 October 17-22, 1943…

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New “Sweethearts” edition on Amazon’s best seller list!

Nice birthday present for me! Both the softcover and the kindle version of “Sweethearts” is bouncing around amazon’s best seller list today, at various positions but #14 earlier today on one list! I love seeing Jeanette and Nelson being popular again! The kindle edition – and softcover – can both be ordered at this link.    

Book Signings & Events, Sharon's Blog

May 3rd: Sweethearts 2014 launch party on Long Island! Meet author Sharon Rich

Maytime 2014 is a time to celebrate! Join us at the launch party for the new edition of Sweethearts! Saturday, May 3, Time: 1-4 pm Location: Riverhead Library 330 Court Street Riverhead, NY 11901 (631)727-3228 ext.100 http://www.riverheadlibrary.org Admission: free. Light refreshments served. The afternoon will include the book signing, a talk and film clips shown. Come celebrate with us! You…

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