They Were Expendable: A Pictorial History

April 19, 2016

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L.-r.: Nick Scutti, Mary Owen and Lou Sabini.

Last night The Lambs had another interesting and informative evening, where authors Lou Sabini and Nicholas Scutti shared their book, photos and stories about the making of the 1945 John Ford film, They Were Expendable, starring Lamb John Wayne, Robert Montgomery, Donna Reed, Ward Bond, Lamb Leon Ames and Cameron Mitchell.

Nick Scutti was a young photographer present while filming took place in Miami, then years later teamed up with Lou Sabini to document Nick’s experiences and photographs into the book. The result was Behind the Scenes of They Were Expendable: A Pictorial History.  Joining us was Mary Owen, Donne Reed’s daughter, who shared some letters between GI’s and Doon Reed.

Copies of the book may be purchased on Amazon.com

A Celebration: The Sound of Music

April 17, 2016

Friday, April 15th, The Lambs celebrated THE SOUND OF MUSIC, written by Lamb Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The evening was a celebration of Lamb Frank Torren, who recently passed away. The 2m Pub was packed to standing room and spirits ran high long after the Low Jinks ended. Here are some photos and a video of the evening (courtesy of Lamb Magda Katz).

A Tale of Two Trixies

April 2, 2016

You never know who might show up at The Lambs ® … at our weekly Low Jinks on Friday, April 1st, actress/singer Laura Bell Bundy joined to revelry, toured the club, and dined with Joyce Randolph.

Laura Bel BundyLaura Bell is schedule to play Trixi Norton in the new stage musical version of The Honemooners and Joyce played Trixi in the classic TV show. Among the rumored cast for the stage musical are Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria and Megan Hilty. Laura Bell (LBB to her friends) has appeared on Broadway as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and Glinda in the smash hit Wicked. She has earned a Tony Award Nomination, Outer Critics Circle nomination, and Drama Desk nomination. She has appeared in such TV fare as Cold Case, Veronica Mars, and Hart of Dixie.…and is known to many for her country music. Her 2010 album was titled Achin and Shakin, and her recordings can be found on iTunes and SoundCloud.

After 141 years, The Lambs is still great place to meet with performers for great food, fund and company! 2015 showed a marked increase in membership, and 2016 is on a roll!