Category Archives: It Ain’t Necessarily So!

You Don’t Know Jack – A Second Take on Jack Pickford – Part III

Here is Part III of You Don’t Know Jack, my take on the much misunderstood and much maligned Jack Pickford. Parts I and II may be found by clicking on their links. This post is much longer than I intended … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Jack – A Second Take on Jack Pickford – Part I

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of one John Charles Smith better known to the world as Mr. Jack Pickford. If this news suddenly fills you with the mad desire to run out and wildly celebrate till the wee … Continue reading

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Nellie Naysayer Wants to Rain on the Parade Again…

Our old (and I do mean old) friend Nellie Naysayer has been deceptively quiet lately with her bursitis and all, but after spying some recent postings about Hollywood’s famous Chateau Le Trianon Apartments having been built by Mary Pickford and Douglas … Continue reading

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Another Chaplin House? It Ain’t Necessarily So!

Why it seems like it was just the other day I was commenting on the proliferation of spurious Charlie Chaplin residences popping up about Hollywood and just the next day Curbed L.A. proved my point (thanks Curbed!) by reporting on an adorable little … Continue reading

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