SOME MORE RECENTLY UNEARTHED BITS & PIECES ABOUT CROTON NOTABLES: GLORIA SWANSON, JERRY PINKNEY, KATHLEEN BELLER & PETER STRAUSS----Click on the photos and links.
First up, Croton notable Gloria Swanson---quite early in her career---a 1935 blurb about the 1912 Chaplin film, A Hot Finish...
Apparently Swanson was featured in it along with first husband Wallace Beery.
For those who don't know, Gloria Swanson lived right here in Croton for a number of years on Mt. Airy Road. (Read AND see more about all that at https://bit.ly/1QK6VdP) And if you're REALLY a fan of Swanson, check this out: https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2019/08/for-fans-of-crotons-gloria-swanson.html
NEXT---FROM 2018--Yorktown, NY - CROTON ON HUDSON RESIDENT JERRY PINKEY'S body of work and volunteer efforts on behalf of children with dyslexia were recognized by Senator Terrence Murphy during a ceremony held at his District Office on February 21st. READ MORE at https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/terrence-murphy/picture-jerry-pinkney-renowned-childrens-book-illustrator
Next up is Croton notable Kathleen Beller in the 1979 film, PROMISES IN THE DARK, the sole directorial effort by movie producer Jerome Hellman, whose small but impressive list of productions includes Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Coming Home (1978).
Click here to read a review....frankly, your editor thought this was a fine film---certainly not great---but excellently cast and thoughtfully acted.
Read more about Beller and her Croton connection at https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2018/09/1972-crotons-kathy-beller-gets-movie.html
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE RECENTLY UNEARTHED BITS & PIECES ABOUT CROTON NOTABLES: GLORIA SWANSON, OSCAR LEVANT, & KATHLEEN BELLER AT:
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