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A Tribute to Evelyn Brent

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Silentfilmfanatic on Sep 1, 2013

Born Mary Elizabeth Riggs in Tampa, Florida, on October 20, 1899, to a fourteen-year- old Italian mother and a seventeen- year-old Irish American father, the actress had a miserable childhood. Her father died when she was three years old and her mother died and left her penniless at the age of fou read more

A Tribute to Nita Naldi

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Silentfilmfanatic on Aug 10, 2013

A Tribute to Nita Naldi When actress Nita Naldi came on the scene, the day of the serious vamp was ending. Theda Bara had retired in 1919, and fellow vamps Valeska Surratt, Virginia Pearson, and Louis Glaum were also fading away. Nita was one of those women who bridged the gap between the vamp read more

On Hiatus

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 29, 2013

Because of personal issues, I need to take some time away from blogging. I hope to be back soon.. read more

Dawn's Top 10 Favorite "Cary Grant" Films

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 28, 2013

That Touch of Mink(1962). Romantic/comedy starring: Cary Grant, Doris Day, baseball stars Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris and Yogi Berra make cameo appearances. The film was Grant's last role in a romantic lead. Although, in his next role he romanced Audrey Hepburn in Charade (1963), she was the purs read more

A Tribute to Florence Turner, the Vitagraph Girl

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Silentfilmfanatic on Jul 26, 2013

A Tribute to Florence Turner, the Vitagraph Girl Born in New York on January 6, 1887, Florence Turner spent a number of  years on stage and in vaudeville before joining the Brooklyn-based Vitagraph Company in 1907. At that time, she was hired not only as an actress, but als read more

Carefree(1938)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 25, 2013

Carefree(1938). Musical starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Carefree, is the shortest of the Astaire-Rogers films, featuring only four musical numbers. Carefree, is often remembered as the film in which Astaire and Rogers shared a long on-screen kiss at the conclusion of their dance to "I U read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Leslie Howard, Carole Lombard and Gary Cooper.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 24, 2013

Great picture of Leslie Howard, Carole Lombard, Gary Cooper and what looks like an Afghan Hound. Picture taken in 1933. read more

Hollywood Hotel(1937).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 23, 2013

Hollywood Hotel(1937). Directed by Busby Berkeley. Cast: Dick Powell, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane, and Ted Healy. Ronald Reagan, Benny Goodman and Harry James (a member of Goodman's band). It is best remembered for the song "Hooray for Hollywood" by Johnny Mercer and Richard A. Whiting, sung in read more

What I'm Watching:

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 22, 2013

On July 22nd. TCM, is celebrating 5 of Astaire-Rogers films. Beginning with the musical, The Gay Divorcee(1934). The movie features the classic song, "The Continental" which was a hit song from the movie. Also, It was the first song to win the Academy Award, for Best Original Song. I hope you wil read more

Beep beep'm beep beep yeah. (6)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 20, 2013

We all know that Tony Curtis, lived on a grand scale over the years. He lived in a 18-room Hollywood villa in 1966 with four acres and a garage that kept the actor’s new Lincoln Continental, a 1934 Rolls-Royce, 1937 Bentley and 1935 Duesenberg, among his other cars. He acquired this Rolls read more

Me TV Summer of Classic TV Blogathon: I Dream of Jeannie.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 18, 2013

I Dream of Jeannie, is a very charming TV show starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love with. The series was created and produced by Sidney Sheldon, who had trouble finding the perfect genie, un read more

The Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon: Barbara Stanwyck's performance in the classic film Titanic(1953).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 17, 2013

This is my contribution to "The Barbara Stanwyck Blogathon". Please click on poster located on the side- bar to view the other bloggers participating in the event. Barbara Stanwyck, one of Hollywood's most natural and talented actresses, throws herself whole-heartedly into the role of Jul read more

What I'm Watching...

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 15, 2013

On TCM July 15th. English actor Stewart Granger, who was a popular leading man of the 1940's, caught the eye of Hollywood. Soon after, signing with MGM in 1950, he was getting star billing in heroic and romantic leading roles such as the films being spotlighted today: The Whole Truth(1958) read more

Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon: Cary Grant and Carole Lombard.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 14, 2013

Who, does not love a classic movie Dynamic Duo? My personal pick for one of the most romantic movie couples of all time for this Blogathon, is Cary Grant and Carole Lombard. Their performance are realistic and believable and they made it look easy. The memory of their love stays with you long read more

Side Streets (1934).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 12, 2013

Side Streets (1934). Directed by Alfred E. Green. Cast: Aline MacMahon, Paul Kelly, Ann Dvorak and Dorothy Tree. Kindhearted Bertha Krasnoff, meets unemployed sailor Tim O'Hara, while feeding animals at the zoo. Feeling sorry for him, offers him a place to stay for the night and hires him to he read more

Beep beep'm beep beep yeah. (5)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 11, 2013

Cary Grant with his 1941 Buick Century 90 Limited-V.2 Cary Grant, loved his cars and like many Hollywood stars of the era, owned many great cars. One of his favorites was the 1941 Buick Century 90 Limited-V.2 . The story goes... a Buick executive had just returned from a trip to the Br read more

Silent Film: Bardelys the Magnificent(1926).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 10, 2013

Bardelys the Magnificent (1926). A Romantic silent film directed by King Vidor. Cast: John Gilbert and Eleanor Boardman. The film is based on a novel by Rafael Sabatini. It was the second film of the 19 year old John Wayne, who had a small role. King Louis XIII sends Chatellerault to romance Ro read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Carole Lombard.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 10, 2013

Considered by many to be the prototype for the icy blondes in Alfred Hitchcock's films. read more

Lydia(1941).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 9, 2013

Lydia(1941). Drama directed by Julien Duvivier. Cast: Merle Oberon. It is a remake of Duvivier's Un carnet de bal (1937). After, the now elderly Lydia Macmillan attends the dedication to a children's home, a love interest from her past Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, stops by to invite her to tea read more

Silent Film Star: Henny Porten.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 7, 2013

Henny Porten (7 January 1890 – 15 October 1960) was a German actress and film producer of the silent era. She performed in over 170 films between 1906 and 1955. Many of her earlier films were directed by her husband Kurt Stark, who died on the Western Front in 1916. In 1921, she remarried read more
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