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Happy St. Patty's Day from Clara Bow.

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

Clara Bow, posing with a giant-shamrock in the late 1920s. read more

Classic TV Blog Association: McMillan and Wife.

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

McMillan and Wife, is a comedy/crime/drama series, which may have been inspired by the "Thin Man" series. Aired on NBC from September 17, 1971 to April 24, 1977. Rock Hudson, was a wonderful comedian and both the film and the series gave him a opportunity to show off his comedic talents. He prov read more

Bette Davis. (3)

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

The Rich Are Always With Us (1932). Directed by Alfred E. Green. Cast: Bette Davis and Ruth Chatterton and George Brent. Ruth Chatterton, has had a string of bad marriages, is now being romanced by novelist George Brent. He is pursued by Bette Davis. Chatterton, loses her husband to gold diggin read more

Two in the Dark (1936).

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

Two in the Dark(1936). A mystery film. Cast: Walter Abel, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Gail Patrick, and Alan Hale. Directed by Benjamin Stoloff. One foggy night in Boston, a man falls and hits his head on a streetlamp, causing him to loose all memory. Not knowing where to turn, he makes fast read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Mildred Davis.

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

Mildred Davis (February 22, 1901 – August 18, 1969), performed in many of Harold Lloyd's classic silent comedies and eventually became his wife. Triva: Best friends with actresses Marion Davies, Mary Pickford and Colleen Moore, they would all get together and sew. read more

They Met in Bombay (1941).

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

They Met in Bombay(1941). Drama/adventure/romance/war film. Directed by Clarence Brown. Cast: Clark Gable, Rosalind Russell and Peter Lorre. In the beginning, Lana Turner was announced as the female lead. While the Duchess of Beltravers travels to Bombay, India.. jewel thief Gerald Meldrick has read more

(Updated With Video's). Star Of The Month: Greer Garson.

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

Mrs. Miniver (1942). A drama film directed by William Wyler. Cast: Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. Based on the 1940 novel Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther. Supporting cast: Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney and Henry Wilcoxon. This is a very emotional film read more

Silent Film Star: Theda Bara Pictures.

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

Theda Bara, made movies at a time when audiences thought that the character that the actor played, really was the way the they were real life and found herself a outcast. She told stories of being refused service in, restaurants and when a nurse would not admit her husband into the hospital aft read more

Dangerous Mission (1954). Was filmed in Glacier National Park, Montana,

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

Dangerous Mission(1954). Dramatic color/film, noir/thriller. Cast: Victor Mature, Piper Laurie, Vincent Price and William Bendix. Directed by Louis King and released by RKO Pictures. It is remembered for its use of 3-D film technology. Gangster Johnny Yonkers, is charged with Battaglia's murd read more

The Film Noir Foundation celebrates noir and suspense films.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 8, 2013

Dial 1119(1950). A film noir. Cast: Marshall Thompson. Directed by Gerald Mayer, nephew of Louis B. Mayer. Gunther Wyckoff, escapes from a mental institution, murder a bus driver and, then, takes six hostages in a bar.   Jane Wyman and Marlene Dietrich. Stage Fright (1950). A read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: May West. (2)

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

Personal Quote:  "I wrote the story myself. It's all about a girl who lost her reputation but never missed it". read more

April in Paris (1952). A dog of a different color.

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

With the innocence of the fifties a charming and colorful musical, April in Paris(1952). With Doris Day and Ray Bolger, who you may recognize from the classic film, Wizard of OZ (1939) playing the scarecrow. Directed by David Butler. The movie opens with street scenes of Washington DC and read more

Kim Novak: LIVE FROM THE TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL (2013).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 6, 2013

Kim Novak: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival, speaks about her personal life. Interviewed by Robert Osborne, who asks her, "Do you believe in fate," she says that she not only believes in it but believes if you have to knock hard on a door to open it, it wasn't meant for you to go through read more

John Garfield 100th Birthday Blogathon: Humoresque(1947).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 4, 2013

To celebrate classic actor John Garfield’s centennial birthday. Patti at "They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To", is hosting The John Garfield Centennial Blogathon. Please click on poster located on the side bar to read all contributions. This is my contribution read more

A Tribute to Ralph Graves

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Silentfilmfanatic on Mar 4, 2013

A Tribute to Ralph Graves Born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 23, 1900, Ralph Graves came from a wealthy family, but jumped a freight train to get away from his parents and soon found himself in Chicago. Here, he entered a contest organized by Universal to find a leading man for actress Violet Merse read more

Star Of The Month: Greer Garson. (1)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 3, 2013

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939). A British romantic/drama film directed by Sam Wood. Cast: Robert Donat and Greer Garson. Based on the 1934 novel Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton.A British film based on the novel of the same name by James Hilton. It was directed by Sam Wood. Cast: Robert Donat, Gree read more

How to Break up With Your Fiancee from, Some Like It Hot(1950).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 2, 2013

Some Like It Hot(1950). When two Chicago musicians, Joe and Jerry, witness the the St. Valentine's Day massacre, they want to quickly get out of town and go into hiding. The only job they can find is with an all-girl band heading to Florida. They show up at the train station as two girls nam read more

For the film, The Graduate(1967). Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, and Katharine Ross earned Oscar nominations for their performances. The film also received nominations for Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 1, 2013

The Graduate(1967). Comedy/drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel, The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from College. The screenplay was by Buck Henry, who makes a cameo appearance as a hotel clerk. Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and read more

Donut Dunking lessons and It Happened One Night.

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

When I was putting together my Mae Murray, invented the tradition of dunking donuts in coffee post. It reminded me of this charming scene from: It Happened One Night (1934). Spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews(Claudette Colbert), locked up in the cabin of her father's yacht goes on a hunger strike read more

Pawsome Pet Picture:Mae Murray .

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

According to legend: Murray invented the tradition of dunking donuts in coffee. She was having coffee with a friend at Lindy's Restaurant on Broadway when she accidentally dropped her donut in her coffee. When she took a bite out of the donut she said that the coffee had improved read more
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