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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

Precode Meets Modern Day: SJP versus Claudette Colbert

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Nov 10, 2012

Sometimes modern movies like to take a little from the Precode gems. Here’s Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw in ‘Sex and the City 2’ performing the ‘hitch-hiker’ move made famous by Claudette Colbert in ‘It Happened One Night’ (1934). Who do you prefe read more

Precode Meets Modern Day: SJP versus Claudette Colbert

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Nov 10, 2012

Sometimes modern movies like to take a little from the Precode gems. Here’s Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw in ‘Sex and the City 2’ performing the ‘hitch-hiker’ move made famous by Claudette Colbert in ‘It Happened One Night’ (1934). Who do you prefe read more

Claudette Colbert Quote 1#

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 7, 2012

A short quote that completely represents Claudette Colbert both on screen and in reality: "If I couldn`t laugh, I`d rather die." read more

Claudette Colbert Movie Posters

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 7, 2012

Although Claudette made several films during the Precode era - most of them racy - it is somewhat difficult to find movie posters from that era that are 'censorable'. However, here are a few that are interesting and beautiful. The Sign of the Cross (1932)  She had one cr read more

Claudette Colbert Quote 1#

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 7, 2012

A short quote that completely represents Claudette Colbert both on screen and in reality: "If I couldn`t laugh, I`d rather die." read more

Claudette Colbert Movie Posters

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 7, 2012

Although Claudette made several films during the Precode era - most of them racy - it is somewhat difficult to find movie posters from that era that are 'censorable'. However, here are a few that are interesting and beautiful. The Sign of the Cross (1932)  She had one cr read more

Actress of the Month: Claudette Colbert

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 2, 2012

Witty and Beautiful Before she was famous for her quick-wit and dry humour in the 1940s screwball comedies, Claudette Colbert was the queen of determined sex goddesses in the Precode era. She was often cast in starring roles as period vamps, such as, in Sign of the Cross (1932) and Cleopatra (1 read more

Claudette Colbert: Jazz Up Your Lingerie

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 2, 2012

A cute clip from one of Claudette's early films, 'Smiling Lieutenant'. Directed by the comedy genius Ernest Lubitsch, Claudette co-stars as the musician the girlfriend of Maurice Chevalier's character of an unfortunate soldier who is later tricked into marrying the Princess of Flausenthurm read more

Actress of the Month: Claudette Colbert

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 2, 2012

Witty and Beautiful Before she was famous for her quick-wit and dry humour in the 1940s screwball comedies, Claudette Colbert was the queen of determined sex goddesses in the Precode era. She was often cast in starring roles as period vamps, such as, in Sign of the Cross (1932) and Cleopatra (1 read more

Claudette Colbert: Jazz Up Your Lingerie

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Jun 2, 2012

A cute clip from one of Claudette's early films, 'Smiling Lieutenant'. Directed by the comedy genius Ernest Lubitsch, Claudette co-stars as the musician the girlfriend of Maurice Chevalier's character of an unfortunate soldier who is later tricked into marrying the Princess of Flausenthurm read more

Claudette Colbert – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Sep 13, 2011

“I know what’s best for me, after all I have been in the Claudette Colbert business longer than anybody.” ~ Claudette Colbert “I’ve always believed that acting is instinct to start with… you either have it or you don’t.” ~ Lauren Bacall “Mo read more

Style Essentials--Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert in 1934's IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT

GlamAmor Posted by on Sep 9, 2011

Frank Capra's It Happened One Night is an important film in Hollywood history as it was the first movie to sweep all five of the major awards at the Oscars--Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay.  That feat would not be accomplished again until 1975, sh read more

Claudette Colbert.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Aug 12, 2011

Claudette Colbert, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for three films, It Happened One Night (1935), Private Worlds (1936), and Since You Went Away (1945), winning for It Happened One Night. Video: Full length movie of It Happened One Night. Claudette Colbert, is the only a read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Claudette Colbert.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Jan 12, 2011

Personal Quote: Most of us don't know about happiness until it's over. read more

Merry Christmas from Claudette Colbert and Brandon Flowers

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by Jnpickens on Dec 25, 2010

Merry Christmas also from Priscilla Lane On this special holiday I am sharing two clips of two of my favorite things. First is my favorite scene from my favorite movie, “Since You Went Away” (1944). The movie stars Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Shirley Temple, Joseph Cotton, Monty read more

Happy Birthday: Claudette Colbert !

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Sep 13, 2010

Claudette Colbert was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for three films, It Happened One Night (1934). Directed by Frank Capra. The story is about a pampered socialite who tries to get away from her father's control, and falls in love with a reporter (Clark Gable). The plot was based read more

Happy Birthday, Claudette Colbert!

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Sep 10, 2010

Born Emilie Claudette Chauchoin in Saint-Mandé, Seine, France, September 13, 1903, to Georges Cauchoin and his wife, her family emigrated to the United States and settled in New York City. She had one brother, Charles, who later became her agent. She began acting in high school and a few years la read more

Claudette Colbert Speaks About "It Happened One Night"

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Aug 15, 2010

Claudette Colbert Speaks About "It Happened One Night" Posted by Stephen Reginald at 10:09 AM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Labels: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Frank Capra, It Happened One Night Reactions:  read more
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