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British Elegance: A Tribute to Jean Simmons

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Jan 31, 2019

I don’t know if you ever saw a photo and then just became curious to know more about the person on it. It was someone you had never heard of before, but, now that you do, you have developed a devoted admiration for her. This is what happened to me and Jean Simmons. I saw two photos of her in read more

The 90 Years of Jean Simmons Blogathon is here!

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Jan 29, 2019

Oh joy! After months waiting for this blogging event to arrive, we can now celebrate the lovely Jean Simmons who would have been 90 years old next January 31. The blogathon honouring her starts today, January 29 and will end on the 31. To host, I’m joined by the wonderful Laura from Phyllis L read more

90 YEARS OF JEAN SIMMONS BLOGATHON - Murder, She Wrote: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (1989)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Jan 29, 2019

The Wonderful World of Cinema and Phyllis Loves Classic Movies are hosting a blogathon tribute to the lovely actress Jean Simmons. Start HERE and HERE to relive the memories and discover new favourite performances. Jessica Beatrice Fletcher, a teacher turned mystery author and amateur sleu read more

Coming Up Next Year: 90 Years of Jean Simmons Blogathon!

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Oct 26, 2018

Oh my God! I am currently beyond excited as I’m FINALLY announcing the 90 Years of Jean Simmons Blogathon!! And the great Laura from Phyllis Loves Classic Movies is hosting it with me, which makes the thing even more fun since it’s the first time we’ll be hosting a blogathon toget read more

Footsteps in the Fog (1955) with Stewart Granger and Jean Simmons

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Apr 21, 2016

Share This! “Another woman once thought she owned me.  Don’t drive me too far!” —Stephen Lowry to Lily Watkins Stephen Lowry (Stewart Granger) is in deepest grief, face ashen, head bowed during the funeral of his wife.  Around the grave in the interminable Victorian drizzle are his friends read more

Jean Simmons: Angel of the Silver Screen

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on Feb 2, 2015

Last Saturday, on January 31st, we celebrated Jean Simmons’ 86th birthday. Unfortunately, I was busy  with The Dueling Divas Blogathon, so I didn’t have time to write a tribute to her like I always do when it’s the birthday of a star I like very much. But instead of waiting next y read more

The Best Films of Jean Simmons

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 1, 2014

1. Spartacus 2. Hamlet 3. Elmer Gantry 4. Black Narcissus 5. Angel Face 6. The Big Country 7. Guys and Dolls 8. Great Expectations 9. Divorce American Style 10. The Robe read more

The Best Films of Jean Simmons

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 1, 2014

1. Spartacus 2. Hamlet 3. Elmer Gantry 4. Black Narcissus 5. Angel Face 6. The Big Country 7. Guys and Dolls 8. Great Expectations 9. Divorce American Style 10. The Robe read more

Jean Simmons – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 31, 2013

  “My career has had a lot of ups and downs, but basically it has been wonderful.” ~ Jean Simmons     “If I hadn’t gone to dancing school, I would have married and had children like my mum and had a normal life.” ~ Jean Simmons     “Ever read more

Jean Simmons

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Jun 9, 2011

Jean Simmons was married and divorced twice: she married Stewart Granger in Tucson, Arizona on December 20, 1950. In 1956 she and Granger became U.S. citizens; they divorced in 1960. On November 1, 1960, she married director Richard Brooks; they divorced in 1977. In a 1984 interview, given in Cope read more

Jean Simmons, 1929-2010

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jan 25, 2010

I was stunned to hear of the passing of Jean Simmons, because she’d been on my mind over the past week (I’d just seen her in Black Narcissus (1947) and The Actress (1953)). Over the past couple of days, I've been thinking about Simmons’ performance in the comedy The Grass read more

JEAN SIMMONS: January 31, 1929 – January 22, 2010.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Jan 24, 2010

Jean Simmons, was a 14 year old dance student when she first performed in Give Us the Moon (1944), and she went on to make a name for herself in British productions as Caesar and Cleopatra (1945), Great Expectations(1946), Black Narcissus (1947) , Hamlet (1948) earning a Best Supporting Actress Os read more

God Speed Jean Simmons (1929-2010) & a New Bundle of Joy

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jan 23, 2010

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. Here are some tributes posted by other bloggers: What Jean Simmons meant to me... ~ ClassicForever - This one is particularly touching and Millie created a very sweet tribute video. Je read more

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