Marilyn Miller

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Very Rare Peter Pan Ephemera for Sale

I am sorry for adding this entry so late to any of my friends and readers of this site. As to prevent my ever-growing collection of Peter Pan ephemera and “stuff” from getting out of hand, I have been listing some rather rare Peter Pan memorabilia on Ebay. Dale, my partner, asked me a few … Continue reading

Marilyn Miller as Peter Pan on the I. Miller Building? Not!

In 1999, The New York Times published an article about the sculptures that were created by A. Stirling Calder in the 1920s for the I. Miller Building on Broadway and Forty-Sixth Street in New York City. The sculptures, depicting four women, selected in a poll as the most popular performers in the United States, feature stage actress Ethel Barrymore, opera singer Rosa Ponselle, … Continue reading

Peter Does Wendy

While I was writing my first published book, The Peter Pan Chronicles, I decided that I would not discuss the sexuality of any of the performers, which, inadvertently, left out any discussion about gay or lesbian actors. While it was alright to write about the straight relationships of a Marilyn Miller or a Mary Martin, I … Continue reading

Is It Written in Mary Martin’s Blood?

Yep! That’s what someone asked about the price of my book on the J.M. Barrie site. And, I must admit, I fell over laughing when I read it. Of course, a few minutes later I became quite depressed (we artsy people change moods at the drop of a dime) if other potential buyers were also turned off … Continue reading

The Book is Out!!!

I was in the midst of writing a blog last Friday (which was to be followed by several chores in the house) when a package arrived at my front door. Taking my time opening it as to enjoy every second of anticipation, I read Robert Franklin’s (the president of McFarland Publishers) letter several times before taking out a book. Even … Continue reading