Kim Novak Overview:

Actress, Kim Novak, was born Marilyn Pauline Novak on Feb 13, 1933 in Chicago, IL. As of December 2021, Kim Novak was 88 years old.



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Kim Novak's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #210 on Apr 14, 2012.

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“Ain’t she sweet?” in Picnic (Joshua Logan, 1955)

By Virginie Pronovost on Feb 27, 2022 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

We sometimes forget that is one of those classic actresses still with us today. I’m not sure why that is, except maybe that she’s not so much in the public eye anymore. Et pourtant… She was pretty much an icon of her time, maybe not like Marilyn Monroe or Grace Kelly were... Read full article

Strangers When We Meet (1960): and Kirk Douglas

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 1, 2021 From 4 Star Films

Richard Quine’s Strangers When We Meet proves to be a Technicolor feast on par with much of what Nicholas Ray, Douglas Sirk, and Vincente Minnelli were putting out at the same time. A lot of the immediate joy comes with getting a feel for life at the time. Certainly, it’s done up and mad... Read full article

Classic Movie Beginner’s Guide:

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 29, 2021 From 4 Star Films

In our ongoing series of guides for up-and-coming classic movie fans, we turn our attention to one of the most alluring and iconic actresses from the Classic Hollywood period. , who is still alive and well today, started out in her early 20s as an answer to Marilyn Monroe, while soon develo... Read full article

The Art of

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 16, 2020 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Last Sunday, the CBS Sunday Morning show aired a segment about and her rarely publicized hobby: painting. The beautiful actress - who is best known for her roles in Picnic ( 1955 ) and Vertigo ( 1958 ) - uses art to relax and to express herself. As she writes on her website, “I never... Read full article

lures us in as... The Notorious Landlady (1962)

By Michaela on Jun 8, 2016 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

Back in February of 2015, I wrote a post on The Notorious Landlady, an underrated comedy from and Jack Lemmon in celebration of their birthdays. I was relatively pleased with the post and it seemed to get a good amount of page views, but then, just a few days over the one-year mark, I noti... Read full article

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Kim Novak Quotes:

Paul Sheridan: If you'd known where his dough came from, would you still have taken it?
Lona McLane: Money isn't dirty. Just people.

Madeleine: Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere.

Polly the Pistol: Get out of here, I've got a job to do.

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Kim Novak Facts
For a scene in Picnic (1955) in which she had to cry, she asked director Joshua Logan to pinch her black and blue off screen, telling him, "I can only cry when I'm hurt."

In Italy, most of her films were dubbed by Rosetta Calavetta. At the beginning of her career, she was also dubbed by Dhia Cristiani. Lidia Simoneschi and Rita Savagnone also lent their voice to Novak at some point, in The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) and Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) respectively.

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