Friday, September 28, 2012

Juggles Four Identities

The San Antonio Express And News, June 8, 1969

Kathyrn Leigh Scott was definitely eye candy par excellence on DS, regardless of which character she was portraying, but the actress herself seems kind of annoying and a little too self-serving. I don't know why but in every interview I've seen of her she comes across as myopic, self-centered and very opportunistic towards squeezing out every penny she can get from the DS enterprise. As I was saying... she was hot as hell!

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Jonathan Frid

The Mount Airy News, October 31, 1986

A short blurb about Frid's appearance at the 4th DS Festival which took place in Newark, New Jersey October of 1986.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Jonathan Frid Started Trend To Vampires

The Gettysburg Times, January 3, 1969

Another throwaway article that gives some biographical information but little else in the way of mentioning anything beyond his Shakespearean chops and his sudden rise to stardom.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Jonathan Frid Ovedrawn

The Mid Cities Daily News, August 28, 1968

Haha. Bangs and fangs. That's a good one. And so was Jonathan Frid. This article wasn't so good though and I'm not sure what purpose it really serves other than to get in on the DS mania which was everywhere in 1968. I'm glad to oblige them 44 years later.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Jonathan Frid Gives Readings On New Album

The Modesto Bee, August 10, 1969

Ah- the ever-popular vinyl renderings of Jonathan Frid on the DS soundtrack which you can listen to in its entirety here. The album didn't feature the complete musical score of the show but all the main standards are on there with additional vocals by Mr. Frid only enhancing the already genius music.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Joan Bennett Signed For Play In Westport

The Norwalk Hour, July 22, 1967

Joan Bennett was not only a movie star in her own right but quite an active performer as well. She regularly used her DS respites for short theater runs before returning back to the ever-popular television series. This article briefly details her part in a Westport Country Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park. The comedy ran from August 7 to the 12th in 1967. The previous winter she starred in a six week run of the S. N. Behrmann's play in Chicago called Jane.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Joan Bennett Editor Injects Spice Into Magazine

The Reading Eagle, September 8, 1970
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I knew that Joan Bennett was an enterprising lady but had no idea that she was also a controversial columnist for a monthly publication called Girl Talk. Apparently it's still around or at least has taken another form as a teeny magazine. At the time this newspaper article was penned the magazine had around 5 million readers and rivaled such successful enterprises as Cosmopolitan and McCall's. I looked around a little bit but couldn't find anything online that was worth linking up to.