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You're Invited! FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2020 Special Home Edition April 15

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 26, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2020 - Special Home Edition Guest speaker Online via Zoom webinar 4 pm - 5:30 pm PT (7 pm - 8:30 pm ET) Tickets are $5 - click here to register through Zoom Since this year's TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) is now a "Special read more

FILM NOIR STYLE: THE KILLER 1940s On Sale October 2020

GlamAmor Posted by on Jan 29, 2020

I'm very excited to share the working cover of my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s!  Film Noir Style is a deep dive into the dark side of 1940s style - celebrating some of the genre's most influential films and stars while also examining the historical context of the time. As the cover read more

GlamAmor-ous Holidays - Classic Style of 1947's IT HAPPENED ON FIFTH AVENUE

GlamAmor Posted by on Dec 16, 2019

Happy holidays! I realize I have been a bit quiet online because of my Pre-Code screening series The Style of Sin and working on my book Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s. The book will be on sale Fall 2020 and I'm very excited about it. Because copy is due by the end of the year, I've been buried i read more

You're Invited! Presenting STYLE OF SIN: JOAN CRAWFORD AND JOAN BLONDELL 12/8 at Egyptian Theatre

GlamAmor Posted by on Nov 19, 2019

Sunday, December 8 is the final event in my 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series at the American Cinematheque! THE STYLE OF SIN: JOAN CRAWFORD AND JOAN BLONDELL Pre-Code Film with Kimberly Truhler Sunday, December 8 Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, CA Talk starts at 1:00 pm  followed read more

You're Invited! Presenting STYLE OF SIN: CAROLE LOMBARD at Egyptian Theatre 10/27

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 20, 2019

Sunday, October 27 is the next event in my 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series at the American Cinematheque! THE STYLE OF SIN: CAROLE LOMBARD Pre-Code Film with Kimberly Truhler Sunday, October 27 Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, CA Talk starts at 1:00 pm  followed by screenings of read more

You're Invited! Presenting STYLE OF SIN: MARLENE DIETRICH at Aero Theatre 9/29

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 19, 2019

Sunday, September 29 is the next event in my 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series at the American Cinematheque! THE STYLE OF SIN: MARLENE DIETRICH Pre-Code Film with Kimberly Truhler Sunday, September 29 Aero Theatre Santa Monica, CA Talk starts at 1:00 pm  followed by screening read more

Hired as Executive Director of the Historic Woman's Club of Hollywood

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 3, 2019

I am elated to announce that I am starting today as the Executive Director of the Woman's Club of Hollywood! It's been in the works for the past few months and I've been dying to share with you all. I will be leading the organization in many ways, from managing day-to-day operations to marketing, ev read more

You're Invited! Presenting STYLE OF SIN: JEAN HARLOW at Egyptian Theatre 8/25

GlamAmor Posted by on Aug 13, 2019

Sunday, August 25 is the next event in my 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series at the American Cinematheque! THE STYLE OF SIN: JEAN HARLOW PRE-CODE FILM WITH KIMBERLY TRUHLER Sunday, August 25 Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, CA Talk starts at 1:00 pm  followed by screenings of Three read more

Out and About - Taking a Tour of Historic Bullocks Willshire

GlamAmor Posted by on Aug 8, 2019

In 1994, the Southwestern Law School purchased the landmark Bullocks Wilshire department store. Instead of tearing down the building or gutting its interior - which is far too often the case with developers in Los Angeles - Dean Leigh H. Taylor worked with preservationists to painstakingly restore t read more

Writing a Book on FILM NOIR STYLE!

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 29, 2019

I'm very excited to announce that I am writing a book on Film Noir Style!  The book will celebrate some of the genre's most influential films and stars of the 1940s as well as examining the historical context of the time. The clip above is a not so subtle clue that Gilda (1946) will likely b read more

The Style Essentials - Kay Francis Battles in Bias Cut in 1932's TROUBLE IN PARADISE

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 22, 2019

Last Saturday was the second in my STYLE OF SIN series at the American Cinematheque, and it was focused on the Queen of Pre-Code herself - Kay Francis. I spoke all about the Production Code, Kay's life and career, and then the backstories of our double feature Girls About Town (1931) and Jewel read more

You're Invited! Presenting THE STYLE OF SIN: KAY FRANCIS at Egyptian Theatre 7/20

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 17, 2019

This Saturday is the next event in my 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series  at the American Cinematheque! THE STYLE OF SIN: KAY FRANCIS PRE-CODE FILM WITH KIMBERLY TRUHLER Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, CA Talk starts at 1:00 pm  followed by screenings of Girls About Town (193 read more

Cinema Style File - Barbara Stanwyck Straight Down the Line in 1944's DOUBLE INDEMNITY

GlamAmor Posted by on Jul 8, 2019

A little over a week ago, I started my Pre-Code screening series The Style of Sin at the Egyptian Theatre and my first star was Barbara Stanwyck. As we saw while watching Ladies of Leisure (1930) and Baby Face (1933), she was a talented actress from the very beginning of her career. And though read more

You're Invited! Presenting THE STYLE OF SIN Pre-Code Series at Egyptian Theatre Starting 6/30

GlamAmor Posted by on May 19, 2019

I'm excited to announce that my long awaited 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series at the American Cinematheque will start Sunday, June 30 at the Egyptian Theatre! THE STYLE OF SIN 1930-1934: PRE-CODE FILM WITH KIMBERLY TRUHLER Talk starts at 1:00 pm  followed by double feature of fil read more

TCM Classic Film Festival 2019 - It's All About Love at the Movies

GlamAmor Posted by on May 10, 2019

In the 1939 movie Love Affair, the character Terry McKay describes the Empire State Building as the "nearest thing to heaven." For those of us who love classic cinema, the same could be said about Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Appropriately, the theme of this year's TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) read more

Out and About - Presenting FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2019 at Woman's Club of Hollywood

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 23, 2019

Two weeks ago - from April 11 to 14 - the TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) once again took over Hollywood. The theme of this year's festival was Follow Your Heart: Love at the Movies. Of course costume design helps tell all the great love stories, and there's no question that costume design also co read more

The Style Essentials - Doris Day Makes a Statement in Jean Louis for 1959's PILLOW TALK

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 3, 2019

This year's TCM Classic Film Festival is almost upon us, including my Fashion in Film of TCMFF 2019 talk, so I wanted to make sure to share something here on GlamAmor to entertain you while I was away. I could think of nothing better than 1959's Pillow Talk. The film celebrates its 60th anniversary read more

From Helen Rose to Nolan Miller - Interview with Designing Woman Jorjett Strumme

GlamAmor Posted by on Mar 13, 2019

There are many of us who long to have lived during the Golden Age of Hollywood, or at least during the last breath of that glorious time. I recently became acquainted with someone who did just that - Jorjett Strumme. You could consider her a classic film Zelig. She left Oregon in her early 20s for t read more

You're Invited! FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2019 at Woman's Club of Hollywood 4/9

GlamAmor Posted by on Feb 26, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 FASHION IN FILM OF TCMFF 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Guest speaker Woman's Club of Hollywood Hollywood, CA Tickets are $10 in advance through Eventbrite and $15 at the door the day of the talk The theme of the 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) is Follow You read more

And the Oscar Goes To...Old Hollywood Style

GlamAmor Posted by on Feb 14, 2019

Every year, my friends Aurora of Once Upon a Screen, Kellee of Outspoken & Freckled, and Paula of Paula's Cinema Club host a blogathon in conjunction with Turner Classic Movie's 31 Days of Oscar. Their 2019 blogathon runs February 22-24, and I encourage everyone to check out the wide array read more
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