By Beth Nevarez While many of us are staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19, we are turning to our TV screens for comfort, distraction, and entertainment. If you’ve already binged all of the episodes of your favorite shows, caught up on your Netflix queue, and are looking for more suggestions, we’ve got you... Continue Reading →
By Beth Nevarez and Lora Stocker The Bible has long been used as source material for both the big and small screens. From the earliest silent films to the 21st century box office success of The Passion of the Christ, the stories of the Bible have inspired filmmakers and wowed audiences the world over. A... Continue Reading →
By Beth Nevarez & Lora Stocker Ava Gardner was born in 1922, just two years after women officially gained the right to vote. While she never had to fight for women’s suffrage, Ava made use of this hard won right throughout her life and encouraged others to do so by using her own voice in... Continue Reading →
The Ava Gardner Museum is very excited to present a guest blog post from a young Ava Gardner fan from the UK. You can follow Alexandra's Instagram account where she shares about her love of Ava as well as several other classic film actresses @garlandofroses_. Hi my fellow Ava fans! My name is Alexandra, and... Continue Reading →
By Beth Nevarez Filmed in Spain and England, Pandora and the Flying Dutchman was released in the United Kingdom in February of 1951 but released in the United States on October 15, 1951. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios delayed the American release of the film until after the premiere of their big-budget remake of the musical Show Boat,... Continue Reading →
Ava Gardner was a Southern woman through and through. In her autobiography she talks about food & family and brags about her mother's cooking. “The kitchen…always looked as though a hurricane had just swept through it. But out of that mess came the most wonderful food. Her cooking was really the result of knowledge handed... Continue Reading →
The holiday season is upon us with Thanksgiving next week and only 34 days till Christmas! The Ava Gardner Museum Gift Shop has great gifts for the classic film buffs and Ava fans in your life.
Well friends, the Ava Gardner Museum has been absolutely hopping! Top that off with the announcement that the Ava Gardner Trust will be honored with a historic Blue Plate at Ava’s Knightsbridge, London home in the fall during the English Heritage Foundation’s 150th celebration of the Blue Plates means that we are all abuzz here... Continue Reading →