Tag Archives: MGM

Had to go to MGM Studio and borrow $2.00 from Granddaddy for gas and a show

  November 10, 1964, Tuesday. It was a crummy day. It rained so hard we had to stay on campus for lunch. After school my sister Donna and I went to Pearls, then I had to meet granddaddy at the … Continue reading

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I was disqualified as a contestant in the Miss Culver City Contest

August 1, 1964, Heartbreaking night, I was disqualified and Sandy Block Won!!! Tonight was the Queen’s Coronation. I went with Dave Kendal and we doubled with his friend, Sandy and Timmie. The whole night started of wrong. I made Dave … Continue reading

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Being rejected on my first acting audition was a great disappointment

July 7, 1964, Tuesday. Had my audition at MGM. Today Mom and I went to “Taffy’s” to try on something for the audition. We got a darling dress but we had to rush home and alter it. Mom did it … Continue reading

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My family expects me to become a successful actress, but I just want to be in love

July 6, 1964, Monday. The Beatles movie, Hard Day’s Night was released today…Mrs. Launderville may not let us go to the audition at MGM. Went to school to practice the scene from Our Town, with Mike. Mrs. Launderville was very … Continue reading

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I have an Audition at M.G.M… I better get well fast…

June 22, 1964 Monday. Summer School UGGG! Was so sick this morning, but forced myself to get dressed and go to Summer School. I felt sick when I got there. Then after school Sandy, Dianne and I drove to Toes. … Continue reading

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“It’s My Party and I’ll Cry if I want to,” was a Universal Theme Song for broken hearted girls.

June 17, 1964, Wednesday. Bitchen day, sad night. Sandy Block and I watched them making “Mr. Novack.” It was so tough! We talked to all the MGM guys and they all knew Granddaddy. We went to the costume shop, than … Continue reading

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My mother got hysterical when she found out her 75 year old father ran off and Married a woman, she knew nothing about

June 7, 1964, Monday. It’s true, Granddaddy eloped and got Married. Lauri slept over last night, but left in the morning. Well, it’s true, Granddaddy married some Lady named Mary. I can’t believe it’s true. How he could be so … Continue reading

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