Tag Archives: Joe Schenck

Schenck Home For Sale

The former home of movie mogul Joe Schenck is rumoured to be up for sale – for $150 million, reports The Real Estalker. During the late 1940s, a young Marilyn often stayed in the guesthouse. (She always maintained that their … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Schenck’s Carolwood Home

Today’s Hollywood Reporter documents the history of 141 South Carolwood Drive, the Holmby Hills estate owned by Joe Schenck, co-founder of Twentieth Century-Fox, in the late 1940s. The mansion features in a new book by Michael Gross, Unreal Estate: Money, … Continue reading

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Roy Ward Baker 1916-2010

Read my tribute to the director of Don’t Bother to Knock here

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James Bacon 1914-2010

Read my post on the veteran Hollywood reporter, who died last week, here

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