Karloff Covers The Song He Inspired & Ted Cassidy Demonstrates The Lurch – 1965
For a novelty one-hit wonder, The Monster Mash remains popular six decades after its creation.
Originally recorded in May 1962 the song became a hit in October of that year Continue reading
Addams Family Actress Carolyn Jones Poses With Husband Aaron Spelling
Did two people ever look unhappier?
Or is it just Carolyn Jones who looks incredibly sad?
In 1960 Aaron Spelling said, “Carolyn is the only person in the world I need. We are more than in love. We are each other’s best friends.” Continue reading
And This Glamorous Young Actress Is…
Well the signature on the photo says Marie Blake.
But you probably do not know who that is.
Marie Blake was the older sister of famous movie star Jeanette MacDonald. Yet more people today probably know Marie Blake than her famous sister Jeanette, because Marie later went under the stage name of Blossom Rock, better known as…
Grandmama from The Addams Family TV series.
Marie Blake / Blossom Rock appeared mostly uncredited in dozens of films from 1933 through 1964. When she landed the role of Gomez Addams’ mother on The Addams Family it granted her small screen immortality.
She was with the famed sitcom for its entire run from 1964 until 1966.
Marie Blake / Blossom Rock died January 14, 1978 at the age of 82.