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"Drive it like you stole it".. Marilyn Monroe and Cary Grant car scene from the film Monkey Business(1952),

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 31, 2013

Monkey Business (1952), a comedy film directed by Howard Hawks. Cast: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe. It is a story about a chemist, who's life is turned upside down after one of  the chimpanzees, mixes some chemicals together and pours the mix into the water read more

Houseboat(1958).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 30, 2013

Houseboat (1958). Romantic/comedy starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer, Paul Petersen, Charles Herbert and Mimi Gibson. Directed by Melville Shavelson, who also directed the original 1968 version of Yours, Mine and Ours. When Tom Winston, takes custody of his three children Eliz read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Cary Grant.

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

Personal Quote: 1970 Honorary Oscar acceptance speech... "You know that I may never look at this without remembering the quiet patience of directors who were so kind to me, who were kind enough to put up with me more than once, some of them even three or four times. I trust they and all the oth read more

That Touch of Mink(1962).

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

That Touch of Mink(1962). Romantic/comedy starring Cary Grant and Doris Day, and directed by Delbert Mann. The film co-stars Gig Young, John Astin, Audrey Meadows and Dick Sargent. In addition, baseball stars Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris and Yogi Berra make cameo appearances. Standing on a street read more

Cary Grant, performed in 3 films with Sylvia Sidney.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 27, 2013

Sylvia Sidney (August 8, 1910 – July 1, 1999), was a character actress of stage, screen and film, who became popular in the 1930's performing mostly in crime dramas. Sidney, became an actress at the age of fifteen and was a student of the Theater Guild's School for Acting. Their first perf read more

Silent Film Star: Kathlyn Williams

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 26, 2013

Kathlyn Williams (May 31, 1879 – September 23, 1960) was interested in becoming an actress, which lead her to become a member of a community thespian group. She also joined the Woman's Relief Corps that allowed her to sing at the local recitals. Williams attended Montana Wesleyan Unive read more

Father Goose(1964).

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

Father Goose(1964). Romantic/comedy set in World War II. Cast: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor Howard. The title comes from "Mother Goose", the code-name assigned to Grant's character. The film won an Academy Award for its screenplay. The film introduced the song "Pass Me By" by read more

At Home With Cary Grant.

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

His favorite store was The Gap, because they stocked Levi’s 501s the only jeans he wore because they “got better with age” and bore no name tag something Grant detested on clothing. Grant and Muhammad Ali would call each other on their birthday's, it so happens& read more

Charade(1963). The following suggestions will help keep your garments looking their best.

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

Charade(1963). Is a suspenseful and fun, romantic comedy/mystery directed by Stanley Donen. Cast: Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Dominique Minot, Ned Glass, and Jacques Marin. The film is best known for: Grant and Hepburn's on screen chemistry read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Alfred Hitchcock.

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

Personal Quote:  "Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints". read more

Dead Ringer (1964)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 21, 2013

Dead Ringer, also known as Who is Buried in my Grave? (1964). Thriller directed by Paul Henreid from a screenplay by Oscar Millard and Albert Beich from the story La Otra by Rian James. The music score was by Andre Previn and the cinematography by Ernest Haller. Cast: Bette Davis, Karl Malden an read more

Beep beep'm beep beep yeah! (7)

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

Hitchcock chose a 10-year-old Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe, for the 1963 thriller ‘The Birds’. Driven by socialite Melanie Daniels (played by Tippi Hedren) in the beautiful Californian seaside town Bodega Bay. The Aston Coupe, is also driven when they leave the house during the read more

A Tribute to Clara Kimball Young

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Silentfilmfanatic on May 19, 2013

A Tribute to Clara Kimball Young Clara Kimball Young played the sort of roles in the1910’s that were taken by Norma Talmadge in the 1920’s. She starred in dozens of successful “women pictures” featuring noble, mature characters coping with tragedy and hea read more

Silent Film Star: Carmel Myers.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 19, 2013

Carmel Myers (April 4, 1899 – November 9, 1980). Her father was well-connected in the film industry and introduced her to D. W. Griffith, who gave Carmel a small part in the film, Intolerance (1916). Considered one of the great masterpieces of the Silent Era. Intolerance was made in re read more

Blondie of the Follies(1932).

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

Blondie of the Follies(1932). Comedy directed by Edmund Goulding and written by Anita Loos and Frances. Cast: Marion Davies, Robert Montgomery and Billie Dove. In a New York tenement, Blondie lives with her family and when her girl friend, Lottie Callahan, moves uptown to a posh neighborhood to read more

Classic TV Blog Association: Columbo.

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

One of mine and my husbands favorite TV shows of all time. We never get tired of watching it. The series began as part of the "NBC Mystery Movie" rotation: McCloud, McMillan and Wife and Columbo(1971–2003). A detective/mystery television series, starring Peter Falk as Columbo, a read more

Bell, Book and Candle(1958).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 16, 2013

Bell, Book and Candle(1958). Romantic/comedy directed by Richard Quine, based on the successful Broadway play by John Van Druten. Cast: James Stewart and Kim Novak in their second on-screen pairing (after Vertigo, released earlier the same year). The film, adapted by Daniel Taradash, was Stewart read more

Sabrina(1954).

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

Sabrina(1954). Romantic/comedy directed by Billy Wilder, adapted for the screen by Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor and Ernest Lehman from Taylor's play Sabrina Fair. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. This was Wilder's last film released by Paramount Pictures, ending a 12-year re read more

Pawesome Pet Pictures: Adolphe Menjou.

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

Personal Quote:  "It was my mustache that landed jobs for me. In those silent-film days it was the mark of a villain. When I realized they had me pegged as a foreign nobleman type I began to live the part, too. I bought a pair of white spats, an ascot tie and a walking stick". read more

Pre- Code: Cynara(1932).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on May 13, 2013

Cynara (1932). Romantic/drama film. Cast: Ronald Colman, Kay Francis and Phyllis Barry and is based on the 1928 novel, An Imperfect Lover by Robert Gore-Browne. Jim Warlock confesses to his wife Clemency, as he is packing for a trip, how he became involved in the affair that ruined their life read more
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