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Cooking With the Stars: Claudette Colbert’s Cheese and Olive Puffs

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Samantha Ellis on Sep 3, 2019

Cooking With the Stars: Claudette Colbert’s Cheese and Olive Puffs A scene from The Palm Beach Story, with Joel McCrea and Claudette Colbert. If you’re a Cooking with the Stars devotee, you might have noticed that I attempt to curate the recipes and honorees with a specific theme read more

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Claudette Colbert

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Sep 13, 2016

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Claudette Colbert, born on September 13th, 1903! The realm of Classic Hollywood sometimes gets a bad rap for being a place rife with misogyny. And, of course, these criticisms are not without merit. I think we can all agree that the seats of power in al read more

The Moment I Fell for Claudette Colbert

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Sep 13, 2015

Today I’m reflecting on that tiny woman with the deep, sexy voice who managed to develop fully realized characters even in the smallest of roles. And in her greatest ones, set the bar so high for future comediennes that few have managed to approach, much less equal, her performances since. Li read more

Silver Screen Sirens: Claudette Colbert

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Sep 13, 2015

Claudette Colbert (September 13, 1903 – July 30, 1996) was a French-born American actress, and a Hollywood leading lady for two decades. Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the 1920s, progressing to film with the advent of talking pictures. She won the Academy Award for Best Actr read more

Talented Human Female Tuesday: Claudette Colbert

The Cinema Dilettante Posted by Kayla on Aug 18, 2015

Talented Human Female Tuesday: Claudette Colbert August 18, 2015August 18, 2015 / The Cinema Dilettante Born in Saint Mandé, France on September 13th, 1903, Emilie Claudette Chauchoin knew from an early age that her life’s goal was to be on the stage. She m read more

Claudette Colbert and Don Ameche are John Barrymore's parents in... Midnight (1939)

Love Letters to Old Hollywood Posted by Michaela on Jun 19, 2015

Let's all say a big, collective "Happy birthday!" to the one and only Billy Wilder. To celebrate the director's birthday on June 22nd, I'm taking part in this wonderful blogathon. You simply must read the other posts. You wouldn't want to upset Mr. Wilder, would you? ***************************** read more

It Happened One Night (1934) with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Feb 12, 2015

Share This! Two great lovers of the screen in the grandest of romantic comedies! So—when or where did it happen?  Certainly not in Brooklyn as it did for Frank Sinatra and Kathryn Grayson in 1947.  Nor in Athens for Jayne Mansfield fifteen years later—wrong continent.  As for a season of the read more

It Happened One Night (1934) with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Feb 12, 2015

Share This! Two great lovers of the screen in the grandest of romantic comedies! So—when or where did it happen?  Certainly not in Brooklyn as it did for Frank Sinatra and Kathryn Grayson in 1947.  Nor in Athens for Jayne Mansfield fifteen years later—wrong continent.  As for a season of the read more

How to Crash a Party, Claudette Colbert Style

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Apr 3, 2014

Want to crash a party, but not sure how? Mimic Eve Peabody (Claudette Colbert) in Midnight. Enter with Attitude You don’t have an invite? So what. A pawn ticket will do. Who looks at a piece of paper when a woman is sufficiently glamorous? Draw Attention to Yourself You might think you’d be safer read more

Claudette Colbert OTR Tribute

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Sep 12, 2013

She was number 12 on the list of actresses on The American Film Institute’s 50 Greatest Screen Legends and today she would have celebrated her 110th birthday.  This is for Claudette Colbert. “I’ve always believed that acting is instinct to start with; you either have it or you don& read more

Solving problems with Claudette Colbert in ‘Photoplay’ (Part II)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Jul 28, 2013

This post is a part of TMP’s Historical Context series, in which I share excerpts from my collection of vintage publications. Scanned from TMP from my collection The June 1944 issue of Photoplay in my collection has a feature aptly titled “What should I do?,” which is your typical read more

Solving problems with Claudette Colbert in ‘Photoplay’ (Part I)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Jul 27, 2013

This post is a part of TMP’s Historical Context series, in which I share excerpts from my collection of vintage publications. Scanned from TMP from my collection The June 1944 issue of Photoplay in my collection has a feature aptly titled “What should I do?,” which is your typical read more

Pre-code,Torch Singer(1933) With Claudette Colbert.

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

Torch Singer(1933). Directed by Alexander Hall and George Somnes. Cast: Claudette Colbert, Ricardo Cortez and David Manners and Lyda Roberti.  It was released on DVD (as part of a six disc set entitled "Pre-Code Hollywood Collection") on April 7, 2009. Down on her luck chorus girl Sall read more

Claudette Colbert - So Proudly I Hail

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 17, 2013

One of my favorite actresses of classic Hollywood is Claudette Colbert...a lovely lady and a very talented actress of the American stage and screen. Her illustrious career spanned sixty-four years from 1923 until 1987 with over sixty film and television performances to her credit as well as numerous read more

Claudette Colbert - So Proudly I Hail

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 17, 2013

One of my favorite actresses of classic Hollywood is Claudette Colbert...a lovely lady and a very talented actress of the American stage and screen. Her illustrious career spanned sixty-four years from 1923 until 1987 with over sixty film and television performances to her credit as well as numerous read more

Claudette Colbert - So Proudly I Hail

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 17, 2013

One of my favorite actresses of classic Hollywood is Claudette Colbert...a lovely lady and a very talented actress of the American stage and screen. Her illustrious career spanned sixty-four years from 1923 until 1987 with over sixty film and television performances to her credit as well as numerous read more

Claudette Colbert - So Proudly I Hail

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on May 17, 2013

One of my favorite actresses of classic Hollywood is Claudette Colbert...a lovely lady and a very talented actress of the American stage and screen. Her illustrious career spanned sixty-four years from 1923 until 1987 with over sixty film and television performances to her credit as well as numerous read more

Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Claudette Colbert

Café Muscato Posted by Muscato on Feb 18, 2013

For no reason at all, except that she is superb, and rarely more so than here. Colbert is one of those '30s ladies (along with Myrna Loy, among others) whose career took an unexpected turn.  We remember her as the durable Great Lady, full of a kind of high-mid-Atlantic sophistication, perhaps read more

Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Claudette Colbert

Café Muscato Posted by Muscato on Feb 18, 2013

For no reason at all, except that she is superb, and rarely more so than here. Colbert is one of those '30s ladies (along with Myrna Loy, among others) whose career took an unexpected turn.  We remember her as the durable Great Lady, full of a kind of high-mid-Atlantic sophistication, perhaps read more

Love Hollywood Style: Claudette Colbert.

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

Colbert, was best known for her confident, intelligent style and her subtle, graceful acting and in 1928, married Norman Foster, an actor and director, who performed with Colbert in the Broadway show, The Barker. They never lived together, supposedly because Colbert's mother disliked Foster and read more
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