Freddy Krueger has made 9 movie appearances...Jason, who made the hockey mask so fashionable, 12 movies...James Bond, 23.  But you know who’s got them all beat?  The Bumstead’s, Blondie and Dagwood.  Between 1938 and 1950, the characters from the popular Chic Young comic strip appeared in 28 films.  Many people of my generation know the... Continue Reading →

Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Have you ever heard someone say that a certain actor was “born to play that part?”  Not to discredit anybody's acting abilities, but often that assessment is based on appearance.  Many years before Robert Downey Jr. was chosen to play the title role in “Chaplin,” the thought occurred to me that he certainly looked like... Continue Reading →

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