Thursday, June 4, 2015




Welcome to the countdown to launch -- 14 days to go -- when my book, Ann Blyth: Actress. Singer. Star. is published on Thursday, June 18th.

Every day until the 18th, I'm going to give away a small piece of memorabilia I've gathered on this journey: photos, magazines, an audio CD of old time radio, a DVD of a film, of a television appearance, a few original lobby cards from Ann's films.  So stop by frequently and see what's happening.  I'll let you know day by day what the prize is, and I'll just pick the winners from a hat. 

Since a number of bloggers have kindly offered to review the book, I'll link to their blogs throughout the month, before and after the 18th, whenever they decide to post.  Other bloggers will be posting their interviews with me.  If you care to get involved, please send me an email at:

The first review of Ann Blyth: Actress. Singer. Star. is here at Silver Screenings, a fabulous blog you'll want to visit often.  My thanks to Silver Screenings, for taking time to read the book and this valuable feedback.

If you want put your name in for the daily raffle of stuff, please, also, send me an email.  Don't just leave a comment in the comments box because I need some way to contact you if you've won.  Your email will never be published, I will NOT be putting it on my newsletter list, it will not be used for anything except contacting you tell you if you've won, and to ask where to send the stuff. 

Today's prize is a set of three publicity photos from Sally and Saint Anne (1952), which we discussed in this previous post.  They are 8 x 10 glossies, all originals, and the one with Ann sneaking into church has the original caption typed onto the back. The fellow in the convertible is Palmer Lee (Gregg Palmer), and the fellow in the nightshirt is her grandpa, Edmund Gwenn.  Perfect for that bare spot on the wall above the couch in the living room.

So, that's what's on the block for today.  If this suits your fancy, send me an email to and just say something like "Give me the SALLY photos."

Over the next 18 days if you want to enter this daily contest more than once, even if you've already won a prize, go ahead.  I don't care.  I'm going to wait until the end of it to send out these items to the winners, in case some of you do win more than once, and it'll save me several trips to the post office if I do it one time at the end. 

Also, if you happen live outside of the United States, that's okay.  I will mail to our friends and neighbors around the globe.

That's it for today.  I'll see you tomorrow with more stuff.

Coming June 18th -, CreateSpace, and directly from the author: Ann Blyth: Actress. Singer. Star., the first book written on the career of Ann Blyth.


Anonymous said...

Just to let you know that I have posted today on my blog about your book. I wish you every success. You deserve it!

Jacqueline T. Lynch said...

Thank you so much, Vienna. I really appreciate your support and your kind words.

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