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Hobbywood: Pastimes of the Stars (Zoom)
Monday, January 23 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | add to Google Calendar
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Behind the scenes, the stars of classic Hollywood loved to indulge in numerous pastimes for relaxation and escape from their long workdays on set. Whether sailing, inventing, painting, or skateboarding, the stars of the screen kept just as busy by pursuing favorite hobbies. Join Film Historian Dr. Annette Bochenek for a presentation on classic Hollywood stars and their hobbies, as well as their achievements and legacies today. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories.
Presented by: Dr. Annette Bochenek is an archivist, film historian, professor, and an avid scholar of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She manages the “Hometowns to Hollywood” blog, in which she profiles her trips to the hometowns of classic Hollywood stars. She also hosts a film series by the same name. She has been featured on Turner Classic Movies. A regular columnist for Turner Classic Movies, Classic Movie Hub and Silent Film Quarterly, her articles have also appeared in Nostalgia Digest, The Dark Pages Film Noir Newsletter, and Chicago Art Deco Society Magazine.