Carole & Co.
Posted by carole_and_co on Jun 5, 2020
"The Princess Comes Across" has a little bit of everything in a Carole Lombard movie -- laughs, a murder mystery, even Carole feigning a Greta Garbo accent. Part of the push showed her with leading man Fred MacMurray in stills such as this one:That's Lombard's "princess" disguise as she leaves the c read more
A Person in the Dark
Posted by FlickChick on Jun 4, 2020
Pity their untortured
souls, for no magic comes from the satisfied.
From the get-go, I was the perfect food for the Hollywood
hunger machine. And from my first reading of that slim miracle, I knew the
meaning of that green light at the end of Daisy’s dock. I didn’t need an
explanati read more
Posted by Lara on Jun 4, 2020
“That’s the trouble with you readers,” Joe Gillis says to Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard, “you know all the plots.” For hundreds of years, we have seen the same plots play out in our criminal justice system, as the intrinsic systems of oppression in this country do read more
Classic Movie Hub Blog
Posted by Annette Bochenek on Jun 4, 2020
Classic Movie Travels: Frank McHugh
Frank McHugh was a beloved character actor, whom fans of Pre Code cinema will remember particularly well. He typically carried out roles that provided comic relief in films but also had experience on stage, radio, and television.
Francis Curr read more
Classic Film & TV Cafe
Posted by Rick29 on Jun 4, 2020
Bill Travers as the adult Geordie.
Young Geordie MacTaggert doesn't like to be called "wee' by the other lads in his rural Scottish community. Yet, it's accurate to say that he's decidedly short for his age. It's a sore point, though, and comes to a head when he and childhood playmate Jean visit an read more
Carole & Co.
Posted by carole_and_co on Jun 4, 2020
In the context of Carole Lombard, we know Gail Patrick best as an on-screen rival in 1936's "My Man Godfrey," but off-screen they were friends, working together in "Rumba" the year before "Godfrey." Patrick, more often than not the "other woman" in movies -- think of "My Favorite Wife" or "Love Craz read more
The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Posted by Dan Day, Jr. on Jun 4, 2020
The other film on the Mill Creek "Classic Crime Double Feature" Blu-ray is NEW ORLEANS UNCENSORED, a 1955 Columbia film produced by Sam Katzman and directed by William Castle.
Former Navy man Dan Corbett (Arthur Franz) arrives in New Orleans looking to purchase a military surplus boat in order to s read more
4 Star Films
Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 3, 2020
The film version of Kiss Me Kate, helmed by MGM’s perennial musical director George Sidney, is a translation of Cole Porter’s rousing Broadway success. We must play a game of two degrees of separation because the stage smash was itself a comical backstage adaptation of Shakespeare’ read more
Classic Movie Man
Posted by Stephen Reginald on Jun 3, 2020
London’s post World War II underbelly is explored in “Night and the City”
Night and the City (1950) is a film noir directed by Jules Dassin, produced by Samuel G. Engel, and starring Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, and Googie Withers. The film was shot on location in London and read more
Posted by KC on Jun 3, 2020
Of all the screen adaptations of Beau Brummell, the 1954 MGM production is the most lavish. With grand settings, gorgeous costumes, and attractive stars, it is drawn directly from the studio’s basic blueprint for glossy historical dramas. Now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive, the film read more
Carole & Co.
Posted by carole_and_co on Jun 3, 2020
It's been a few years (nearly 7 1/2) since we've run the above Carole Lombard image, Paramount p1202-870 from 1934. The good news is that a vintage version of the photo has surfaced, and you probably can buy it for a relatively inexpensive price.The 8" x 10" is up for auction at eBay, with bids open read more