Joan Bennett Overview:

Legendary actress, Joan Bennett, was born Joan Geraldine Bennett on Feb 27, 1910 in Palisades, NJ. Bennett died at the age of 80 on Dec 7, 1990 in Scarsdale, NY and was laid to rest in Pleasant View Cemetery in Lyme, New London County, CT.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Bennett was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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A walk down "Scarlet Street" with Edward G. Robinson, , and Dan Duryea

By Stephen Reginald on Jul 1, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

A walk down "Scarlet Street" with Edward G. Robinson, , and Dan Duryea Scarlet Street (1945) is a film noir directed by Fritz Lang, produced by Walter Wanger, cinematography by Milton Krasner, and starring Edward G. Robinson, , and Dan Duryea. With the critical and bo... Read full article


Fritz Lang’s “The Woman in the Window” starring Edward G. Robinson and

By Stephen Reginald on Jun 24, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

Fritz Lang’s “The Woman in the Window” starring Edward G. Robinson and The Woman in the Window (1944) is an American film noir directed by Fritz Lang, produced by Nunnally Johnson, and starring Edward G. Robinson, , Raymond Massey, and Dan Duryea. The... Read full article


Top of the World: 10 Films

By Virginie Pronovost on Jul 19, 2019 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

If I could name one actress that I found totally intriguing, ’s name would probably at the top of my head. This might be because she is not the most famous or talked about star of the Golden age of Hollywood, so there’s sort of an aura of mystery around her. In the 30s, she w... Read full article


THE BLOGATHON: Man Hunt (1941)

on Jul 19, 2019 From Caftan Woman

Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood is hosting a blogathon salute to running from July 19th - 21st. Click HERE to enjoy the contributions. The history of humankind is in our fight against evil. In our Industrial and Technological ages, it is the fight against fascism... Read full article


Amy March: Elizabeth Taylor vs.

By Virginie Pronovost on Feb 28, 2018 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

Yesterday, February 27, marked the birthday of two excellent classic actresses: the glamorous Elizabeth Taylor and the enigmatic . But this is not the only common point these two ladies share. Indeed, they starred together in today’s birthday boy, Vincente Minnelli’s classics... Read full article


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Joan Bennett Quotes:

Harriet Carruthers: I thought you were the one angel who wasn't afraid to tread anywhere.


Evelyn Hahn: Don't take too much for granted! A girl has to have a social life.
John Muller: Things have come out of that sweet baby face of yours.
Evelyn Hahn: Don't run away with yourself. Take it easy!
John Muller: Why do I like you?
Evelyn Hahn: My baby blue eyes!


Lucia Harper: It was my way of doing something that made everything wrong!


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Joan Bennett Facts
Her 78 feature-length films include three bit parts in silents and 6 TV-movies.

Daughters: Adrienne Ralston Fox (became Diana Markey) born 20 February 1928; Melinda Markey born 27 February 1934; Stephanie Wanger, born 26 June 1943; Shelley Wanger, born 4 July 1948.

At the time of her death, Joan had 13 grandchildren. Her first two great-grandchildren were on the way - one of her grandsons and his wife were expecting twins.

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