St. John's Confidential File

Chris Cavalier Uses Camera To Understand Life

HELLO AMERICA!─Christopher Cavalier is his name! Rather classic isn't it. Well, the young man himself is indeed very special in so many ways. He is not only an exceptional model, actor, but is extremely talented in the technology of film making as well. Having worked with Chris on several film projects, it was quite obvious that he was preparing...

James Dean Shadow In Actor Chris Barone

HELLO AMERICA!─Every so often, one connects with an artist who is blessed with the same kind of artistry, connecting emotions resembling that of such iconic stars as Jimmy Cagney, Bogart, Bette Davis, a Barrymore and yes, my dear friend and confidant James Dean. When young actor, Chris Barone was introduced to me, it was an emotional, moving experience; it...

“Sorina” From Romania Here With Gifted Grandsons

HELLO AMERICA!─People worldwide look forward to celebrating special holidays whatever they represent. It’s no difference in America. To slow down, relax and take time to visit old friends and get to know new ones is something extremely special. For me it was taking a second look at a friend from Europe. Her name is SORINA; a brilliant lady who...

Bits And Pieces And Hollywood Talk

HELLO AMERICA!─After watching the Congressional investigation session concerning possible impeachment of President Donald Trump, without a doubt there will be numerous films, as well as documentaries produced about the entire Washington drama. It is turning to be even more exciting than that of the Kennedy Bay of Pigs and Russian standoff during early 1960s. It was difficult to see how...

Bits And Piece Of Hollywood

HELLO AMERICA!─Growing up in the 40s and 50s, I relished the times I could fall in front of our radio and listen to some of the most exciting programming ever. It was inspiring to listen to the music of the Hit Parade, Mary Martin, Al Jolson, or Patty Page. Then, of course, their wonderful comedy moments with Jack Benny,...

Separated, But Still A Family

HELLO AMERICA!─It is getting to that special time of the year when we’re ready psychologically and physically to deal and or celebrate Thanksgiving, Xmas and Rosh Hashanah. Opposing parties are putting away their weapons of hurt and disapproval and try songs of peace, love and respect; they try to understand that is where the real power lies. I remember one...

Bits And Pieces And Hollywood Stuff

HELLO AMERICA!─You must agree it is like watching a darn exciting Warner film starring several of our favorite bad boys and girls! With so many of White House's power-force in prison or replaced with even more "yes-men,” one wonders who really is running the government. The president's game playing with such countries as Russia, China, North Korea and their...

Let Me Love You!

HELLO AMERICA!—Recently, I was watching a film on the tube, and one of the characters was a young six-year-old male character. He was speaking to his dad in a very quiet, soft tone. The camera focused on his eyes for a moment, then suddenly he said, "Daddy, let me love you." Those words, the way he delivered them brought...

Even More Bits And Pieces Of Hollywood Stuff!

It Takes Work To Become Special – Bette Davis Was Right! HELLO AMERICA!—I have been receiving questions from young actors who are having difficulty in finding the "center" of the character they are to create. Believe me this is something quite normal for any performer, whether it is as an actor, musician or even as a painter. The bottom line...

Additional Bits And Pieces Of Hollywood Stuff

HELLO AMERICA!—It was quite a surprise to hear from a few students from the L.A. Drama Society; they asked what I knew about Mae West. They watched one of her films and were fascinated with her style, it was captivating. Even though it dated me, I must admit I was flattered that I could respond to them in a...
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