Tag Archives: Louis B. Mayer

Hollywood Film Awards: “Why It Mattered”

“This was a great opportunity for a studio and its talent, especially now that the show is on CBS (regardless of the ratings – 4.1 million) – essentially, a free ad for a movie that is about to be released. (The telecast itself told viewers right at the beginning that[...]

Lena Horne, legendary singer and actress, dies at age 92

Hollywoodnews.com: Lena Horne has passed away at the age of 92. The legendary singer-actress died Sunday night at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, according to her son-in-law, Kevin Buckley. Horne enjoyed a productive entertainment career that included several films (“Stormy Weather,” “The Wiz”) and television appearances. But she’s[...]