Dog Eat Dog

When we talked about the Mamie Van Doren film Vice Raid a few posts ago, we discussed the three M’s of blonde bombshells...Mamie Van Doren, Marilyn Monroe, and Jayne Mansfield.  I don’t think anyone could claim any of them to be among the greatest actresses of all time, but Van Doren and Monroe had solid... Continue Reading →

Vice Raid

When it comes to blonde bombshells, many people think of “The Three M’s.”  At the top of the list, of course, is Marilyn Monroe who tragically died in 1962.  Then there’s Jayne Mansfield, who also died at a young age in 1967.  But the third “M” is still with us, Mamie Van Doren.  Not only... Continue Reading →

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes

Some people might consider the 1953 Marilyn Monore/Jane Russell musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to be a classic.  If not a classic, it’s certainly iconic.  Monroe’s rendition of “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” in that film has become one of her most famous screen moments.  But many don’t realize that the film has a forgotten... Continue Reading →

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