78s – NOLA – Milt Raskin’s Hollywood Ragtimers

Nola Song Felix Arndt – 1915: What the Mississippi Rag is to piano ragtime, Nola is to the genre of Novelty piano solos. While actually not a true novelty rag, it was certainly a pioneering effort in that direction and one of the most well known pieces of a style that would ultimately become a […]

Tales of Disneyland

Walt Disney enjoyed adding new rides and attractions to Disneyland after the park had opened. From the audio book Fascinating Walt Disney: Hear How Walt Disney’s Dreams Came True! Available at itunes: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playListId=259301013 “Exceptionally Entertaining” — The Saint Louis Post Dispatch. Also Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble or 1-800-431-1579 isbn 0-9638972-1-7 www.hollywoodstories.com Duration : […]

Louisiana aka L.A. South

USA Today Article Versatile Louisiana becomes ‘L.A. South’ for movie shoots http://www.usatoday.com/life/movies/news/2010-08-03-louisianafilm03_CV_N.htm By Claudia Puig, USA TODAY [QUOTE] Hollywood is eternally searching for the filmmaking Shangri-La. In the 1990s, filmmakers often traveled to Canada. But that eventually became less fashionable, and these days the industry is migrating in a different direction — to Louisiana. “L.A. […]