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Amy March: Elizabeth Taylor vs. Joan Bennett

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Feb 28, 2018

Yesterday, February 27, marked the birthday of two excellent classic actresses: the glamorous Elizabeth Taylor and the enigmatic Joan Bennett. But this is not the only common point these two ladies share. Indeed, they starred together in today’s birthday boy, Vincente Minnelli’s classic read more

Fritz Lang and Joan Bennett

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Apr 2, 2016

Fritz Lang and Joan Bennett On April 2, 2016 By Carol Fritz Lang and Joan Bennett aren’t the first director/actor duo one thinks of when the subject comes up. In an era that gave us John Ford/John Wayne, George Cukor/Kate Hepburn and Alfred Hitchcock/J read more

Image: Joan Bennett and Michael Redgrave in Secret Beyond the Door (1947)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Dec 19, 2015

Joan Bennett and Michael Redgrave in Secret Beyond the Door (1947) read more

JOAN BENNETT: UNDER THE RADAR

CineMaven's Essays from the Couch Posted by Theresa Brown on Dec 7, 2015

February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990 “The ‘Golden Age’ is gone, and with it most of the people of great taste. It doesn’t seem to be any fun any more.”  ~  [ Joan Bennett, 1984 ]   All eyes are on Elizabeth Taylor in “Father of the Bride” ( 1950 ). Naturally. read more

Classic Movie Coincidence: Elizabeth Taylor and Joan Bennett

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Feb 27, 2014

  Elizabeth Taylor and Joan Bennett share a birthday and two films: Elizabeth Taylor and Joan Bennett starred in Father of the Bride and Father’s Little Dividend — and both were born today February 27 (22 yrs apart!). Elizabeth Taylor as Kay Banks (left/front) and Joan Bennett as read more

Joan Bennett – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Feb 27, 2014

  “I don’t think much of most of the films I made, but being a movie star was something I liked very much.” ~ Joan Bennett     “I feel positively like a Beatle.” ~ Joan Bennett in response to the attention she was getting with the success of the cult ser read more

All in the Family: Joan Bennett and Constance Bennett

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Oct 22, 2013

Sisters Joan Bennett and Constance Bennett… Constance Bennett was born Constance Campbell Bennett on October 22, 1904 in New York City. Her elder sister, actress Joan Bennett, was born Joan Geraldine Bennett on February 27, 1910 in Palisades, New Jersey.  Middle sister, actress Barbara Bennett read more

Dynamic Duos in Classic Film: Cary Grant and Joan Bennett

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Jul 14, 2013

While it will come as no surprise to any regular visitor of TMP that I love Cary Grant, it may come as a surprise that one of my favorite leading ladies of his is Joan Bennett. I know exactly what you’re thinking: “But Lindsey, Topper is one of your favorite films of all time! Don’ read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Joan Bennett

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by monty on Nov 30, 2011

A young and lovely Joan Bennett read more

Joan Bennett.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on May 13, 2011

Joan Bennett (February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990) Was a stage, film and television actress. Besides acting on the stage, Bennett performed in more than 70 films from silent movies well into the sound. She maybe best-remembered for her femme fatale roles in director Fritz Lang's movies such read more

Joan Bennett: Almost Scarlet O'Hara, But Always a Movie Star

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Feb 27, 2011

Joan Bennett: Almost Scarlet O'Hara, But Always a Movie Star Joan Bennett (1910-1990) had a long career in Hollywood. Starting out as a movie ingenue in the silent era, Bennett made the transition to sound without missing a beat. A scandal in the early 1950s put an abrupt end to her movie caree read more

Joan Bennett: Almost Scarlett O'Hara, But Always a Movie Star

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Feb 27, 2011

Joan Bennett: Almost Scarlett O'Hara, But Always a Movie Star Joan Bennett (1910-1990) had a long career in Hollywood. Starting out as a movie ingenue in the silent era, Bennett made the transition to sound without missing a beat. A scandal in the early 1950s put an abrupt end to her movie care read more

Great On Screen Couples: Joan Bennett and Edward G Robinson.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Feb 13, 2011

Joan Bennett and Edward G Robinson, are one of my favorite film Noir "On Screen Couples". They performed together in two very successful film noirs: The Woman in the Window (1944), which is definitely not a predictable film. The powerful psychological mind games, is one of the best I have seen on read more

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