At the height of their careers as newspaper columnists in Hollywood’s Golden Age, Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons had together about seventy-five million readers.
- What did one critic call “the most expensive haircut in history”? One critic called the haircut of Samson (Victor Mature) by Delilah (Hedy Lamarr) in the $3 million 1949 Cecil B. DeMille epic Samson and Delilah, "the most expensive haircut in history".
- How much does an official baseball weigh? An official baseball weighs between 5 and 5.25 ounces.
- When was the first Nixon-Kennedy debate? The first of the four Nixon-Kennedy debates was held on September 26, 1960, in Chicago. Howard K. Smith was the moderator. The panel included Robert Fleming (ABC), Stuart Novins (CBS), Sander Vanocur (NBC),…
- What was Little Caesar’s real name? Caesar Enrico Bandello, played by Edward G. Robinson in the 1930 film Little Caesar.
- What was the first Fu Manchu movie made as a sound feature? The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929), starring Warner Oland, was the first Fu Manchu movie made as a sound feature.
- In how many swashbuckler movies did Errol Flynn and Basil Rathbone cross swords? Errol Flynn and Basil Rathbone starred in two movies, Captain Blood (1935) and The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). The two also acted together in The Dawn Patrol (1938).