Author: Bob J

Bob J’s – The Wizard of Oz (1939)

When Ida Koverman, the executive secretary of MGM mogul Louis B. Mayer, heard the thirteen-year-old Frances Gumm sing at an audition at the Culver City studios, she quickly summoned her boss. Mayer eventually arrived in time to...

Bob J’s – The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

The legend of Robin Hood, a noble English outlaw and a champion of the poor who fought against the forces of tyranny and injustice, has been passed down through the centuries. Was there a historical figure behind the legend?...

Bob J’s – North by Northwest (1959)

North by Northwest is described today as Hitchcock’s most entertaining thriller, and also a foreunner of the James Bond spy movies Director Alfred Hitchcock was once asked in an interview, “What frightens you?”...

Bob J’s – Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Throughout the 1940s and into the 1950s, Metro Goldwyn Mayer produced the most opulent and innovative screen musicals that every other Hollywood film studio tried to imitate. But MGM reigned supreme, and the man responsible for...

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