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Out of My Past

In 1957, Hollywood’s mysterious tough guy, George Raft, reveals the truth to the Post about his life as a young gangster. ... More

Classic Covers: Leading Men

Sure, 1960′s and 70′s covers depicted the Vietnam War and politics. But happily, on occasion, a celebrity showed up. Last week, it was leading ladies. This week, celebrity covers showing some of the hottest male actors of the 1960s and 70s. We’ll call them our “leading men.” ... More

Rockwell in Hollywood

His scenes of everyday life have become a symbol for Americana at its best, but Norman Rockwell was a portrait artist as well—illustrating some of Hollywood’s entertaining characters. ... More

How Heroes are Made

“The embodiment of granted prayer” was how George W. Trendle envisioned the Lone Ranger, created to build an audience for his low-budget, independent radio station in 1933. Trendle used all the stock virtues of heroes, but in such high quantities that there was no space left for personality. The Lone Ranger was a paragon of justice, and extremely popular. ... More
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