Campus Rhythm

Back in 1984, I remember being somewhat surprised when I learned that the so-called “Kid” at the center of the big hit “The Karate Kid” was actually something like 24 years old! Turns out that many of the stars of 80’s teen films were well past their teen years. But this is nothing new in…

Hot Rhythm

When someone plays an iconic character, it’s hard to think of them as anyone else. I guess you can call me a simple-minded idiot, but the thought never crossed my mind that Granny from “The Beverly Hillbillies” was ever young. Granny is the part that actress Irene Ryan will always be remembered for, but she…