ABOUT THE EDITOR


Brenda Loew founded and serves as President of New England Vintage Film Society, Inc. Brenda lectures on classic films, organizes public library displays of classic film memorabilia, and offers classic film-screening programs at adult education and retirement communities. Brenda is the editor of Spencer Tracy, Fox Film Actor: The Pre-Code Legacy of a Hollywood Legend and Playbills to Photoplays: Stage Performers who Pioneered the Talkies. She is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Brenda is the great-niece of the late theatre chain and entertainment mogul E. M. Loew, who once owned the largest chain of indoor and open-air theatres east of the Mississippi, the Latin Quarter nightclubs in New York, Boston, and Palm Island (Miami), and Bay State Raceway in Foxboro, Massachusetts—currently the site of Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. Brenda’s association with New England Vintage Film Society, Inc. maintains the Loew family connection to show business.