To Edward G. Robinson

I’m with Aurora – Edward G Robinson is one of the greats. I even named a cat after him… Thanks lady for doing this wonderful tribute to the man who contributed so much…

Once upon a screen...

Edward G. Robinson died on January 26, 1973 (B. December 12, 1893) and I post this in his honor as one of our most talented actors.

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Edward G. had a career in film that spanned six decades during which he brought to life numerous memorable characters in over ninety films, all of which he made his own with that distinctive, commanding voice and unique delivery.  He was made for the silver screen.

“Some people have youth, some have beauty – I have menace.”

Menace yes.  It was one of the things that made him memorable.  But there was also – always – a lot of class.  I have to say I am more enamored of Robinson’s work each and every time I watch or re-watch his movies – just recently I was reminded of his sweet performance in Roy Rowland’s, Our Vines Have Tender Grapes when the film was shown on

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