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  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Party"(1968)

    12/30/2012 1:32:47 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1968 | Blake Edwards
    Today being New Year's Eve Eve so to speak is the inspiration for this Sunday's feature. The triumvirate of Peter Sellers, Blake Edwards and Henry Mancini's only non-Inspector Clouseau comedy. It basically concerns a blacklisted Indian actor who gets accidentally invited to a swank Hollywood party and the ensuing chaos that occurs. It's a very loosely structured film but makes for an amusing time capsule of 1968 Hollywood. Worth watching if you're a fan of Sellers, Edwards and/or Mancini.
  • Ex-Showgirl at Tropicana Figures Reunion Will be a Kick (Claudine Longet's Troupe)

    04/03/2009 2:04:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 1,753+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | Caroline Dipping
    When Julie Kenyon read in the newspaper that the Tropicana's showgirl classic, “Les Folies Bergere,” was closing Saturday after nearly 50 years, she immediately got on the phone to the famed Las Vegas hotel. The 68-year-old Carmel Valley resident wanted to know if there was going to be a reunion for alumni of past revues. If so, Kenyon, a member of one of the first troupes to perform the Folies Bergere at the Tropicana in 1960 and '61, wanted to be there for the last high kick. Born Julie Newell-Brewster in Pinner Middlesex, England, Kenyon got her first taste of...