A simple posting today of a few pics I attempted to to take while making my first journey to both the TCM Fest and Hollywood as well.
Take a couple of quick turns from my hotel room, look up towards the hills and there it was…….
Spotting Zorba in a mural.
Getting lost while shopping at Larry Edmunds Bookshop amidst the books and posters.
Ben Mankiewicz kindly stopping for a photo opportunity with this humble film fan. Dig that photo bomb guy right between our heads! Where’s his Waldo hat?
Seeing Grauman’s Chinese and The Egyptian for the first time.
Quite the ceiling at the Chinese!
Illeana Douglas chatting up Carl Reiner.
Alec Baldwin listening intently to Elliott Gould.
Gina Lollobrigida sitting in with Illeana.
Looking to spot Norma Desmond to no avail.
Since I’m not the best with a camera in my hand I guess I’ll just have to cross my fingers I make the journey to next year’s 2017 festival to re-shoot all the blurred images I brought home.
I wasn’t fooling……. full apologies extended to the unfortunate individual on stage who shall remain anonymous.
Wow, Illeana Douglas’ wardrobe was so memorable to me that I actually recognize her in that last photo…
Oh No! Cats out of the bag. I hope Ileana doesn’t see this. She may veto any chance I have for a media credential next year. Were you sitting next to me at this showing? Elbowed me as I snapped the shot? 🙂
It was the ghost of Max Cady that ruined that shot, pal. That’s your excuse and you’re sticking with it! 😀
Bang on! He was obnoxious and puffing one of those big Cubans right over my shoulder. Could hardly here the film or interview at times.
Yup same here, I was going to guess Illeana because the dress and because I have many similarly blurry pix! Love how the Egyptian looks too. Nice gallery!
So I’m glad it wasn’t just me though I’m sorry you suffer from the same shaky hand….. just means we BOTH need to go back again next year to keep working on our photo opportunities.
Hmmm. You both know I’m an *unlicensed* surgeon, right? “Synthetic flesssssh…” I can sew you two together so there’s at least ONE steady hand at work (says the guy who got far worse photos at one trade show recently and tried to blame the cold weather affecting the camera, lol)… 😀
I kind of have images of Ray Milland and Rosey Grier suddenly popping into my head….. Thankfully Kristina is much better looking than either of those dudes.
That is true. I’ll make sure to give her the better stitching job… something in a floral pattern, I guess. Or wait, You’ll be the one who loses *your* head (temporarily). No one will mind a lady carrying around a head in a bowling bag with a bunch of tubes and an air supply attached. If it’s a guy, you get all sorts of questions from the TSA and other guys asking what’s in that contraption you’re deftly trying to hide. 😀
That is a FAB photo of the ceiling in the Chinese Theatre! Some wonderful memories here. 🙂
Nothing like we see anymore in a movie theater built for modern age audiences and superhero flicks.