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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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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


Fritz Lang and

By Carol Martinheira on Apr 2, 2016 From The Old Hollywood Garden

Fritz Lang and On April 2, 2016 By Carol Fritz Lang and aren?t the first director/actor duo one thinks of when the subject comes up. In an era that gave us John Ford/John Wayne, George Cukor/Kate Hepburn and Alfred Hitchcock/Jimmy Stewart or C... Read full article


Image: and Michael Redgrave in Secret Beyond the Door (1947)

By KC on Dec 19, 2015 From Classic Movies

and Michael Redgrave in Secret Beyond the Door (1947)... Read full article


: UNDER THE RADAR

By Theresa Brown on Dec 7, 2015 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch

February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990 ?The ‘Golden Age’ is gone, and with it most of the people of great taste. It doesn’t seem to be any fun any more.? ?~??[ , 1984 ] All eyes are on Elizabeth Taylor in ?Father of the Bride? ( 1950 ). Naturally. They always are.... Read full article


Classic Movie Coincidence: Elizabeth Taylor and

By Annmarie Gatti on Feb 27, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Elizabeth Taylor and share a birthday and two films: Elizabeth Taylor and starred in Father of the Bride and Father’s Little Dividend — and both were born today February 27 (22 yrs apart!). Elizabeth Taylor as Kay Banks?(left/front) and? as Ellie Ba... Read full article


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Joan Bennett Quotes:

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


Marion Groves: At my age a birthday is only a time to turn all mirrors to the wall.


Carol Van Dyke: He can lick any woman his weight in the world.


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Appeared in Peter Bogdanovich's The Last Picture Show (1971), although only in archive footage. The film that the characters in the movie go to see is Father of the Bride (1950), and a clip is show featuring Joan.

Was offered the role of Beth McCarthy in Cocoon (1985). Director Ron Howard wanted to reunite co-star Don Ameche with one of his former leading ladies and he thought of Joan. Unfortunately, she was in frail health at the time and supposedly turned down the role, a decision she later regretted when "Cocoon" became one of the biggest box office hits of 1985 and spawned a sequel. The part was played by Gwen Verdon. Miss Bennett did not, in fact, turn down the role. Rather, she was talked out of taking it by her fourth husband, David Wilde. Wilde insisted that the film too closely resembled the 1956 film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956). He also felt that it was beneath Miss Bennett's dignity to be working under "Opie Taylor" or "Richie Cunningham".

Finalist for the part of Scarlett O'Hara in the classic Gone with the Wind (1939). Vivien Leigh got the role at the last minute. However, the film's producer, David O. Selznick offered to cast her oldest daughter, Diana in the role of Bonnie Blue Butler, Rhett and Scarlett's daughter as a sort of consolation prize. Miss Bennett refused the offer. In reality, Diana, who was 11 years old at the time of the film's premiere, was way too old for the role - the part called for a toddler.

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