Fredi Washington embraced her race at the height of Jim Crow.
Once upon a time, Hollywood was just a solitary adobe hut in the empty countryside of the newly formed state of California.
It was the first presidential shooting since the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Many memorable performances were fueled by “pep pills.”
Here’s why three famous winners didn’t take their Oscars home.
Female extras and dancers were often lured to parties under false pretenses.
Television brought film into people’s homes—but flattened Hollywood.
“King Cohn” lived up to his despicable reputation.
In 1965, a group of sociologists peeked behind the curtains of a Playboy Mansion party. For science!
It’s part of the legacy of a now-illegal practice that once allowed film studios to completely control what audiences saw.