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ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS... (movie-wise, that is)

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Dec 15, 2011

In the spirit of the season, here are some Christmas wishes for some movie-folks who might need a helping hand from Santa.  Santa, do your stuff! I wish for Scarlett and Rhett to find their way back to one another. I wish for Citizen Kane's Mr. Bernstein to meet that girl in the white dress read more

THESE AMAZING SHADOWS: THE FABRIC OF OUR LIVES

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Dec 10, 2011

Paul Mariano and Kurt Norton's These Amazing Shadows, a one-hour documentary, premiers on Independent Lens on PBS, Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 10 PM. My favorite "history books" are movies. Want to know how people lived in 1912? Watch a 1912 movie. Want to know how people dressed i read more

BARBARA STANWYCK: STRONG THE STANWYCK WAY

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Dec 5, 2011

Thirteenth and last in a series about strong women in film. Strong women are independent, beautiful, sexy, feminine and just want everything in life that a man wants and believe that they have every right to have it!I had to save the best for last! What is there to say about this lady that hasn read more

Classic Six Degrees of Separation: Tag - You're It!

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Nov 29, 2011

Getting From Here: To Here  in Six (or so) Not-So-Easy StepsSo, Vince at Carole & Co.  conquered the first round of Page's Classic Six Degrees of Separation by successfully linking Mabel Normand to Walter Matthau. His challenge is to link Carole Lombard with Goldie Hawn. Lucky for me, read more

Kay Francis: Where Have You Been All Of My Life?

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Nov 29, 2011

Until recently, I never had any real interest in Kay Francis. I was aware of her, had seen her in a few films, but never was impressed enough to pursue her. Well, all I can say about me is - what a dope!Now, I am all over this woman. An authentic "dark beauty," Kay Francis is a totally unique person read more

SPELLBOUND BY MOVIES? YOU MUST GO AND SEE "HUGO"

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Nov 27, 2011

Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" is a film rich in surprises. Buried beneath dazzling 3D effects, beautiful 1930-ish Paris locales, and charming children lies a heartfelt work about a topic near and dear to all classic film lovers  - our never-ending enchantment with movies and the very serio read more

GIVING THANKS: Movie-wise, that is

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Nov 21, 2011

Since it is Thanksgiving, and it is a time to reflect on all of the things we are thankful for, I figured I'd compartmentalize my thankfulness categories and stick to all things movie here. I'll leave other things (like the start of Daylight Savings Time now being pushed back a few weeks) read more

MOVIE BOOKS I LOVE: "FROM SCARFACE TO SCARLETT" BY ROGER DOOLEY

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Nov 15, 2011

This is an occasional series featuring my favorite movie books. Before TCM and the internet, the only way to satisfy my passion to know more about Classic Hollywood was through books, books and more books. I've cleared away the clutter over the years, but many remain permanent residents in my home. read more

Mary, Mae, Marlene and Doris: Industrial Strength Blondes

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Nov 1, 2011

Twelfth in a series about strong women in film. Strong women are independent, beautiful, sexy, feminine and just want everything in life that a man wants and believe that they have every right to have it! Blondes have a reputation. To have a "blonde moment" these days means something empty read more

The Norma Desmond Chronicles: Norma's Halloween Seance

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 25, 2011

Hollywood's Busiest Medium: Madame Crackpotski Chapter 5 of the Norma Desmond Chronicles. Norma got off on a temporary insanity plea, did a short stint in a spa-like psych center and is now free in Hollywood. She's back and better than ever! The last time we saw Norma, she was just beginning to ge read more

Movie Masquerades: Stars Playing Stars

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 19, 2011

Playing dress up is fun, and it is one of the things I liked best about Halloween as a kid. Being scared? Not so much. Begging for candy? I never seemed to get the treats I liked. But dressing up as a princess, beatnik or witch? I was totally in for that and still am a sucker for the old-fashio read more

I'd be evah so charmed....

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 17, 2011

Why, I'd be evah so charmed if y'all would check out mah new little sister blog, My Movie Dream Book. In my dreams, things turn out way they are supposed to (at least I think so!). I'm currently dreaming of: "Gaslight"Click HERE and see that nasty Charles Boyer get his... read more

Bewitched: Women Who Cast a Spell: Vivien Leigh, Gene Tierney and Louise Brooks

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 11, 2011

Halloween is coming soon, but I am not a real fan of the scary. I am, however, a fan of the witch. As we all know, there are good movie witches and bad movie witches (Glinda and the Wicked Witch of the West taught us that), but by far the most fun movie witches are the sleek and seductive ones. The read more

Dreaming of...Rear Window

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 7, 2011

Dreaming of "Rear Window" at my new blog, My Movie Dream Book. See you in my dreams! Sincerely, Lisa Carol Fremont ♥ read more

Carole Lombard - Twentieth Century - What Goes Good With Ham?

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 6, 2011

This is my contribution to the Carole-tennial (Plus 3) blogathon, sponsored by Carole and Company from October 6-9. Click here to view the 4-day day all-about-Carole roll call! Ham and Applesauce - great together! "Since most hams are a bit salty even after soaking /scrubbing / roasting, I'd g read more

I Can't Go on With the Scene. I'm Too Happy. Mr. DeMille, Do You Mind if I Say a Few Words?

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 4, 2011

It is an honor to be nominated! It really is. I know people just say that, but really, it is! Many thanks to the wonderful writers that make up the Classic Movie Blog Association ("CMBA"). Little FlickChick has been nominated for 3 CiMBA awards! The CiMBA is the CMBA's award for excellence i read more

Bell, Book and Candle at 'My Movie Dream Book'

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 3, 2011

Join me in my latest dream at my new little blog site My Movie Dream Book See you in my dreams! Click Here: My Movie Dream Book read more

Irene Dunne: Delightful, Delicious and No Distress

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Oct 1, 2011

Eleventh in a series about strong women in film. Strong women are independent, beautiful, sexy, feminine and just want everything in life that a man wants and believe that they have every right to have it! There must be something in the air these days. A year ago, Irene Dunne's name was barely men read more

Meet Me at Midnight at My Movie Dream Book

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Sep 30, 2011

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.That's what Sigmund Freud said about dreams. However, I prefer professor Jiminy Cricket's observation: A dream is a wish your heart makes.Join me and my unconscious at my new little sister blog, read more

If Cary Grant Would Marry Me...*

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Sep 27, 2011

If Cary Grant would marry me, I'd be the only wife.There'd be no need for others. I'd be the mate for life. It would be so lovely, attraction at first glance; And happy every after, a glorious romance. He'd never be unhappy, I'd make sure of that. Every night my open arms would be hi read more
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