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'Motion Picture,' August 1934: Beach fashion from Carole and friends

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Aug 25, 2019

Earlier this month, we ran an entry about this beautiful yet mysterious Carole Lombard swimsuit picture (https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/1021300.html). The mystery is its unreadable p1202 number (p1202 was Lombard's Paramount player ID for publicity stills independent of movies, which had thei read more

Off to visit my feathered friends

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 14, 2016

I’ll be visiting my bird watching friend to see the winter migrants in the Sacramento area.  Will return on December 21.  See you at the movies!   Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge read more

TCM Classic Film Festival 2016: Films, Friends and Lots of Fun…

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 26, 2016

Recovering and Recapping the 2016 TCMFF… Well, another TCM Classic Film Festival has come and gone, and I’ve just about ‘recovered’ from my post-film-fest-blues (albeit not completely)… And, although I’m already counting the days until next year’s Festival ( read more

Quentin Tarantino And Friends Explain Ultra-Panavision

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Nov 26, 2015

Not long ago I posted about Quentin Tarantino’s plans to mount a 70mm “roadshow version” of his upcoming film The Hateful Eight. Now he’s put together a video featurette with some of his stars and some of the people behind the movie showcasing and explaining the decisions and read more

The Passionate Friends (1949)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on May 20, 2015

The Passionate Friends (AKA “One Woman’s Story”) Directed by David Lean Written by Eric Ambler, David Lean, and Stanley Haynes from a novel by H.G. Wells 1949/UK Cineguild First viewing/Amazon Instant   Imagine Brief Encounter if the lovers had not made a clean break of it read more

Saturday Morning Cartoons #001 – Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Aug 23, 2014

Yep, it’s another line-up change here at DMM. I’ll admit, I’ve had a lot of fun doing the Saturday Double Feature, but much like OTR Thursday, it just seemed like it was time for a change. Back when I was growing up, Saturday mornings were a time when kids got to take over the hous read more

Saturday Morning Cartoons #001 – Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Aug 23, 2014

Yep, it’s another line-up change here at DMM. I’ll admit, I’ve had a lot of fun doing the Saturday Double Feature, but much like OTR Thursday, it just seemed like it was time for a change. Back when I was growing up, Saturday mornings were a time when kids got to take over the hous read more

Classic Movie Pictorials: Ginger Rogers and Friends… (Guest Post)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Ron Fisher on Jul 30, 2014

 A Pictorial Tribute: Ginger and Friends… Anyone who reads this blog certainly knows these two: ….. Of course!  It’s Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers!  I’m a huge fan of them both and have a large collection of pics and knowledge about them that I’ll be sharing here.  read more

Finding the stars of her famous friends

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Jun 24, 2014

Earlier this year, we noted Carole Lombard's star of the Hollywood Walk of Fame is at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard, in front of a Baja Fresh restaurant. But where are the stars for those who played key roles in her life as leading men, directors, supporting players, friends...even husbands?Fortunately, read more

Fat Man, The: The Thirty-Two Friends of Gina Lardelli (1959 TVM)

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Mar 28, 2014

US / 59 minutes / bw / Laxman, Screen Gems Dir: Joseph H. Lewis Pr: E.J. Rosenberg Scr: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts Story: characters created by Dashiell Hammett Cine: Fred Jackman Cast: Robert Middleton, Tony Travis, Frank Gerstle, Jan Arvan, Leslie Bradley, Argentina Brunetti, Herb Armstrong, John Brya read more

What's a divorce between friends? (But hurry!)

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Mar 20, 2014

Here's a Carole Lombard-William Powell pic I've never seen before...and thanks to a snipe on the back, we know much more about it:It appears to be from September 1933, a month after their divorce, at tennis matches in Los Angeles...and as the caption notes, they had been seeing quite a bit of each o read more

Fun Size Review: Friends (1912)

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Jan 20, 2014

Henry B. Walthall is a slick miner. Mary Pickford is the local lady of the evening. Lionel Barrymore is Henry’s rootin’-tootin’ pal. Both guys like Mary but who will win the day? This is a short subject from D.W. Griffith extolling the virtues of male friendship. Some very fine a read more

What Mrs. Fowler's Friends Come in For (1)

Mildred's Fatburgers Posted by Beth Daniels on Jan 10, 2014

The other half of the 1% The Women (1939) The funny thing about this movie -- at least for me — is that I always look forward to seeing it (and I've seen it 65 million times) and always forget that there are a staggering number of cringe-worthy moments in it read more

What Mrs. Fowler's Friends Come in For (2)

Mildred's Fatburgers Posted by Beth Daniels on Jan 10, 2014

The other half of the 1% The Women (1939) The funny thing about this movie -- at least for me — is that I always look forward to seeing it (and I've seen it 65 million times) and always forget that there are a staggering number of cringe-worthy moments in it read more

Friends & Co-stars: Conrad Veidt

The Baz Posted by Neve on Nov 26, 2013

Conrad Veidt 1893-43 This is a re-style of an earlier post (hence the 45 already extant comments). It’s being re-issued and extended as the first of an occasional series I’ll be doing about the people in Basil’s life who weren’t family, lovers or wives. People he work read more

Friends (1912) A Silent Film Review

Movies Silently Posted by Movies, Silently on Apr 30, 2013

Mary Pickford is a shady lady living in a gold rush town. When she gets dumped by her duded-up suitor, Henry B. Walthall, she seeks comfort in the burly arms of Lionel Barrymore. But who will get the girl? Henry B. Walthall and Mary Pickford. Before going on, I have a little confession to make. Af read more

Friends of mine

Stardust Posted by Vanessa on Dec 20, 2012

Friends of mine If I could pick one character from a classic film to be my real life friend, it would definitely be Nick Charles (played by William Powell in The Thin Man films). Here's a guy who seems to know absolutely everyone who's ever lived. He's fun, he knows how to give a good din read more

Make Friends with Baby Peggy – Tonight on TCM

Cinematically Insane Posted by Will McKinley on Dec 3, 2012

1924 was a busy year for Peggy-Jean Montgomery: she starred in four feature films; headlined seven comedy short subjects; served as on-stage mascot for the Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden; and became one of the first merchandized celebrities, with her likeness immortalized on read more

(Belated) Birthday Girls: Diamond Lil and Friends

Café Muscato Posted by Muscato on Oct 1, 2012

I realize it's a day late and a Deutsche Mark short, but I've been feeling remiss - having gotten all caught up in Cher-Demi-Sissy excitement (yeah, there's something there's not enough of hereabouts - sissy excitement...) that I didn't note what an extraordinary day for birthdays it was. Leading t read more

(Belated) Birthday Girls: Diamond Lil and Friends

Café Muscato Posted by Muscato on Oct 1, 2012

I realize it's a day late and a Deutsche Mark short, but I've been feeling remiss - having gotten all caught up in Cher-Demi-Sissy excitement (yeah, there's something there's not enough of hereabouts - sissy excitement...) that I didn't note what an extraordinary day for birthdays it was. Leading t read more
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