Joan Crawford Overview:

Legendary actress, Joan Crawford, was born Lucille Fay LeSueur on Mar 23, 1905 in San Antonio, TX. Crawford died at the age of 72 on May 10, 1977 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum in Hartsdale, Westchester County, NY.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Joan Crawford was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Mildred Pierce (as Mildred Pierce) in 1945.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1945Best ActressMildred Pierce (1945)Mildred PierceWon
1947Best ActressPossessed (1947)Louise HowellNominated
1952Best ActressSudden Fear (1952)Myra HudsonNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Joan Crawford's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #15 on Sep 14, 1929.

BlogHub Articles:

Rain (1932): and Walter Huston

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 17, 2021 From 4 Star Films

Rain finds its origins in a short story by W. Somerset Maugham, and it was also preceded by a picture starring Gloria Swanson titled Sadie Thompson. She is indeed the central character of this adaptation as well, although the title of this version focuses in on the dreary poeticism. It’s true ... Read full article


“Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life” & “: The Essential Biography” Book Giveaway (April)

By Annmarie Gatti on Apr 19, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life and: The Essential BiographyTwo Biographies for Two Lucky Winners! CMH is happy to announce our next Classic Movie Book Giveaway as part of our partnership with University Press of Kentucky! This time, we’ll be celebrating two iconic actresses, ... Read full article


Dancing Lady (1933): & Clark Gable

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 29, 2020 From 4 Star Films

You know the drill. In the throes of the Depression, the idle rich fritter their wealth away at such social events as striptease and then attend the ensuing night court until they get bored with the whole affair. Tod Newton (Franchot Tone) is one of their ilk, but he’s more engaged than others... Read full article


Possessed (1931): and The “In” Crowd

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 27, 2020 From 4 Star Films

We open up on the Acme Paper Box Co., which has a down-and-dirty industry strewn about its edges. If the people flooding out of the factory are any indication, this will be a dusty, grubby, little picture. Two of their employees are Al Manning (Wallace Ford) and Marian Martin (). HeR... Read full article


Our Dancing Daughters (1928): Ascending

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 22, 2020 From 4 Star Films

Our Dancing Daughters is an inflection point of silent film for the very fact it stands out for setting up to be in incandescent star for generations to come. She calls upon her flapper talents and bouncy effervescence fully embodying the jazz age through the character of “Danger... Read full article


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Joan Crawford Quotes:

Sheridan 'Sherry': And so they were married and lived unhappily ever afterwards.
Marcia Townsend Warren: I'll tell you one thing. It's going to be the most marvelous party in the world or it's going to be a Hell, so watch out.
Sheridan 'Sherry': I've always wondered if there really is a Hell.
Marcia Townsend Warren: Well, my lad, you'll have a sporting chance to find out.


Amanda Farrow: Now you and your rabbit-faced wife can both go to hell!


Lester Blaine: I like to look at you.
Myra Hudson: You couldn't possibly at this hour of the morning.
Lester Blaine: Oh, anyone can look at you in the afternoon.
Myra Hudson: But I haven't even got my lipstick on! A woman has to wear lipstick. I feel positively naked without it.


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Because Joan was bullied and shunned at Stephens College by the other students due to her poor homelife, she answered every single piece of fanmail she received in her lifetime except those from former classmates at Stephens.

In 1933, she appeared in a Coca-Cola print advertisement. Some years later, in 1955, she married Pepsi-Cola board chairman Alfred N. Steele.

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