Leticia Lopez

Leticia Lopez
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Letty Lopez earned a degree in journalism and a minor in history from CSU Sacramento. She enjoys researching all-things retro and sharing her findings with readers. Writing isn't new to her, but working with her idol, Jennifer Niven, is a first time experience! Letty spends her free time listening to her growing vinyl collection.

When the bright lights of Hollywood aim at you, there's a great amount of pressure from the industry, press, and society. Dorothy Dandridge had...

Behind every great man is a great woman. That's how the saying goes, right? If you read last month's column, you know that Natacha Rambova...

"Valentino Is Dead." Those were the words across newspaper headlines on August 23, 1926. People of that day knew the last name belonged to none other...

It's been a morbid anticipation for October to arrive with its spider web décor, horror films, and dark clothing. As you know, this monthly column...

After taking over the Old Hollywood Spotlight section last year, my goal has been to write about actors and actresses who were less known in the public...

While Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers charmed audiences across the globe with their silver screen dancing, Brazilian dancer Carmen Miranda wowed people with her...

The name Vivian Vance may not ring a bell, but when you watch an episode of I Love Lucy, you can spot her as...

Many Americans dream of living in Paris, surrounded by the lights of the Eiffel Tower with the streets adorned with peonies and the aroma...

As we have seen in the previous Old Hollywood posts, American cinema was slowly becoming diverse by featuring actors and actresses of various backgrounds....

Among the political and social changes occurring across the country during the 1960s, America was torn between supporters of racial segregation and the Civil Rights...