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Fred MacMurray and Jane Wyman Say Bon Voyage!

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Nov 22, 2018

Fred MacMurray playing another Dad. Fred MacMurray made seven films for Walt Disney Productions, starting with The Shaggy Dog (1959) and ending with Charley and the Angel (1973). There were big hits (The Absent-Minded Professor) and big flops (The Happiest Millionaire). One of Fred’s least su read more

Jane Wyman falls for... Three Guys Named Mike (1951)

Love Letters to Old Hollywood Posted by Michaela on Sep 19, 2016

Many years ago, I was a classic film novice. It feels like a lifetime ago that I didn't know who Cary Grant was or what Citizen Kane was about, yet I can still clearly remember the small steps I took that led to my passion for old movies. One such step was Three Guys Named Mike. My oldest sister had read more

Jane Wyman Romances Charlton Heston and Natalie Wood Befriends a Miracle Dog

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on May 8, 2014

Compared to Jane Wyman's other "women's pictures" of the 1950s, Lucy Gallant is neither as good as All That Heaven Allows nor as bad as Magnificent Obsession. It also wasn't made by Douglas Sirk, though director Robert Parrish clearly intended to imitate Sirk's glossy melodramas. W read more

Jane Wyman lends a hand to Olivia de Havilland in PRINCESS O'ROURKE (1943)

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 26, 2012

Princess O'Rourke is a breezy little comedy that stars Olivia de Havilland as Maria, a foreign princess visiting America who falls in love with a pilot named Eddie O'Rourke (played by Robert Cummings). The catch is Eddie doesn't know she is a princess and thinks she is just a regular gi read more

Jane Wyman teams with Jack Carson for the funny Make Your Own Bed (1944)

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 23, 2012

Successful businessman Walter Whirtle (Alan Hale, yes the dad of the Skipper from Gilligan's Island) and his wife Vivian (Irene Manning) have a hard time keeping servants in their employ. Enter private detective Jerry Curtis (played by Jack Carson) who has been fired for arresting the Dis read more

Jane Wyman leads THE DOUGHGIRLS (1944) to hilarity

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 19, 2012

Ready...aim..fire...The Doughgirls are in town! Coming out at the tail end of the screwball comedy genre is this wonderful and entertaining film, The Doughgirls. Featuring an all-star cast of Ann Sheridan, Jane Wyman, Jack Carson, Eve Arden, Charlie Ruggles and Alexis Smith. The story centers read more

Jane Wyman in Larceny, Inc (1942)

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 12, 2012

Jane looking a tad bothered in Larceny, Inc A delightful comedy with my classic goddess of the month, Jane Wyman. It stars perennial tough guy Edward G. Robinson as 'Pressure Maxwell', an ex-con just released from prison with his pal Jug Martin (played by Broderick Crawford). Once out, Pressur read more

JANE WYMAN - An underrated screwball comedy actress

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 7, 2012

For this post I wanted to focus on Jane Wyman's contributions to the screwball comedy genre. Most people know Jane for her serious films such as The Yearling, The Lost Weekend, Johnny Belinda (her only Oscar win), Stage Fright, and All That Heaven Allows. But Jane got her start in film early in read more

Personal Quotes by Jane Wyman

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 5, 2012

Here are some personal quotes by Jane over the years...supplied by IMDB: The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being. I guess I just don't have a talent for it, some women just aren't the marrying kind - or anyway, not the permanent marrying kind, a read more

Some facts about Jane Wyman

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 2, 2012

Here are some facts and trivia about Jane courtesy of IMDB: Born: Sarah Jane Mayfield January 5th, 1917 (St. Joseph, Missouri) Died: September 10th, 2007 (age 90) in Palm Springs, CA (complications from arthritis and diabetes) Her name changed to "Jane Faulks" whe read more

Presenting this month's classic movie goddess...JANE WYMAN

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 1, 2012

Say hello to Jane Wyman, November's classic movie goddess. Jane is one of my top 25 classic movie actresses of all time. And like so many other stars I first remember seeing her in the twilight of her career. On Friday nights on CBS back in the early 80's as family patriarch Angela Ch read more

Summer Loving' - JANE WYMAN and RONALD REAGAN

All Good Things Posted by monty on Aug 26, 2012

Former husband and wife Ron and Jane coming out of the pool read more

Great On Screen Couples: Jane Wyman & Jack Carson

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by monty on Feb 12, 2011

For my next couple I chose a couple not too many people may realize how good they really were in the five films they made together. I'm speaking of Jane Wyman and Jack Carson. They co-starred in 5 films plus one more where Jane made a cameo as herself. They usually played either a married couple read more

Pawsome Pet Picture: Jane Wyman.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Dec 8, 2010

Personal Quote: I never go into anything except with both feet and a lot of enthusiasm. read more

TV Tuesday: Lana Turner and Jane Wyman on Falcon Crest

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jun 29, 2010

Lana Turner and Jane Wyman have it out in this juicy scene from a 1982 episode of Falcon Crest. I miss nighttime soaps like this one. It makes sense to me that so many classic Hollywood stars appeared in them, because these shows were the closest you could get to a 1940s-50s style pro read more

Jane Wyman 1914-2007

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Sep 11, 2007

Jane Wyman started her film career as an ingenue, flitting in and out of celluloid parties and dancing in chorus lines. She developed her talent throughout the forties, gaining special attention as Ray Milland's sensitive girlfriend in The Lost Weekend (1945). In 1948, sge reached new heights w read more

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