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George Christy Talks About Madelyn and Pete Hammond, Holiday Greetings and more

This year’s Holiday Greeting, inspired by 1961’s West Side Story, from Madelyn and Pete Hammond is another collector’s item for the 1000 lucky folks on their mailing list. A unique treat at this time of year is finding the holiday greetings from Madelyn and Pete Hammond in our mailbox.  Madelyn’s the entertaining industry’s marketing wizard and Pete’s the chief film critic and columnist for Deadline Hollywood.  For many past Decembers, they’ve powered their creative guns for clever spoofs of the movie posters of fun or favorite films. Read More

George Christy Talks About Radhika Jones, Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter and more

Zoe Kazan attended the 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards  at The Beverly Hilton Hotel Every brouhaha has a back story.  As does Graydon Carter’s sudden departure in September after 25 years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair of the Conde Nast empire.  Unexpected.  Leaving behind a job paying a yearly salary of $3 million, plus expenses.  All deserving, considering the stress and pressure of sleepless nights creating new ideas, overseeing an enormous staff while creating  monthly issues that stir drumbeats around the world and sell off the newsstands. Read More

George Christy Talks About Mitzi Gaynor, Box Office Blues, Gone With The Wind and more

Mitzi Gaynor celebrated her Virgo birthday during a dinner for 40 guests in the heart of Beverly Hills Garlanded with loops of soft lights, the patio, if we blinked, reminded us of Tivoli, the summer playground in Copenhagen, Denmark.  But we were in the residential heart of Beverly Hills.  Dining at one of the five round tables and applauding the news that she was being inducted by Michael Feinstein in his Great American Songbook Hall Of Fame, with Kristin Chenoweth entertaining, in Indiana, not far from Indianopolis, where Vice President Mike Pence and wife Karen reside, as they did during his governorship of the Hoosier State.  High hopes the Pences may attend.  She and her steadfast producers, Rene Reyes and Shane Rosamonda, are arriving there for the September 30th ceremony Read More