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Designer Oleg Cassini Loved Tennis

Renowned fashion designer and Hollywood stylist Oleg Cassini loved to play tennis. Or rather compete like a demon to achieve the thrill of victory. Bob Harman even mentioned Cassini’s tennis tenacity in his book “Use Your Head In Tennis.” Harman opened chapter 16 TENNIS NEEDN’T TIRE YOU with his perspective on Cassini’s court demeanor. “Oleg […] Continue to read full article...

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Academy Award Winner Played US Open

By Scoop Malinowski You learn something new every day and today I learned an interesting fact. There was an Academy Award-winning actress who was such a good tennis player that she competed in a main draw of a Grand Slam. The star and title role of the 1940 film “Kitty Foyle” – Ginger Rogers – […] Continue to read full article...

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King Richard Film Flopped

The “King Richard” film about Richard Williams and his two tennis champion daughters Serena and Venus was a massive financial flop. Released last November, the tennis themed film with a $50,000,000 production budget failed to capture the imagination of the public. For it’s first weekend, King Richard generated a profit if $5.4m, not enough to […] Continue to read full article...

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Marlene Dietrich Loved Jimmy Connors!

Hollywood film star and legend Marlene Deitrich was one of the hugest stars in the world in the 1930s for her films Blue Angel, Shanghai Express, The Devil Is A Woman, Morocco, Blonde Venus, Destry Rides Again. She was romantically involved with Orson Welles, Frank Sinatra, Errol Flynn, John F. Kennedy, George Bernard Shaw, John […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Katharine Hepburn never did interviews. But the fiercely private four-time Academy Award-winning “Best Actress” and star of such big screen classics as “African Queen”, “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner”, “The Philadephia Story”, “Bringing Up Baby” and “Woman Of The Year” suddenly broke her “no media” policy in the early 1970’s by giving […] Continue to read full article...

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