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The Activism of Myrna Loy

Backlots Posted by Lara on Aug 2, 2019

In 1947, Myrna Loy sued the Hollywood Reporter for $1 million. The charge was an accusation printed in the then right-wing paper that Loy was a Communist, an accusation fueled in part by the actress having been vocal and active in left-wing politics since the 1930s. In addition, Loy’s role i read more

It's Myrna Loy vs Olivia de Havilland for the crown

All Good Things Posted by monty on Jul 23, 2019

Whoo it will be two first time actresses competing for the 2019 Favorite Classic Movie Actress championship. 30's era champion Myrna Loy vs 40's era champion Olivia de Havilland.  MYRNA LOY  30'S ERA CHAMPION Lifetime Tourney Record (25-11) Number of Championship Match appearances read more

On DVD: A Myrna Loy and William Powell Double Feature

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Nov 17, 2017

Myrna Loy and William Powell co-starred in thirteen films, and they are by far most popular for playing the adorably debauched Nora and Nick Charles in the Thin Man series. While this is understandable, the pair create the most effervescent of screen couples as hard-drinking, merry spouses, it is a read more

Myrna Loy e Jean Harlow: uma amizade / Myrna Loy and Jean Harlow: a friendship

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Sep 23, 2017

Myrna Loy e Jean Harlow: uma amizade / Myrna Loy and Jean Harlow: a friendship Myrna Williams nasceu em dois de agosto de 1905 em Helena, Montana. Harlean Carpenter nasceu em três de março de 1911 em Kansas City, Missouri. Myrna, agora com o sobrenome Loy, fez seu primeiro filme em 1925. Harl read more

Myrna Loy and Margaret Lockwood to meet in the 30's era final match

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 2, 2016

With one of the most amazing comebacks, Myrna Loy defeated Barbara Stanwyck 51-48. Myrna had trailed by as many as 13 votes for most of the week until she made a move beginning late Thursday. She will now face Margaret Lockwood, the last of the tourney underdogs as Margaret herself rallied to overc read more

The Queen of Hollywood – Myrna Loy

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Aug 12, 2015

Myrna Loy started out playing Vamps in silent movies. She also played characters of Asian background. She is probably best known as Nora Charles starring opposite William Powell in the Thin Man (1934) series. Loy and Powell starred in 14 movies together. She also starred with Clark Gable, Tyron Pow read more

Myrna Loy is still in the competition!

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on Apr 12, 2015

Yes, I’m happy to tell you that Myrna Loy, star of the 30’s is still in the competition. I’m happy because I’m the one who “represents” her. She defeated Audrey Hepburn 305-234. Ok, you know me, Audrey Hepburn is my favourite actress so I must admit I’m a l read more

It will be Myrna Loy vs Natalie Wood for the crown of 2015 Favorite Classic Movie Actress

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 11, 2015

After falling behind in their respective matches earlier during the week, Myrna Loy and Natalie Wood stormed back to win and now will face each other in the championship match. Myrna Loy defeated Audrey Hepburn 305-234 while Natalie Wood defeated the red hot Greer Garson 543-318. Yep you read those read more

Myrna Loy: Winner of The 2015 Favourite Classic Movie Actress Tournament : 30’s

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on Apr 6, 2015

Congrats to Myrna Loy, winner of the 2015 Favourite Classic Movie Actress Tournament for the 30’s and also one of the four finalist for the last step of this tournament: select THE big winner of this tournament. Our three other finalists are Greer Garson for the 40’s, Audrey Hepburn for read more

How Many Films did William Powell and Myrna Loy Star in Together (Asta too)?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Jul 29, 2014

How Many Films did Myrna Loy and William Powell Star in Together? William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Asta, The Thin Man Goes Home (photo: doctormarco.com) William Powell and Myrna Loy starred in 14 films together: Manhattan Melodrama (1934) (Warner Home Video as part of Box Set) The Thin Man (1934) (A read more

Myrna Loy leads the way in the 30's era first complete matches

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 5, 2014

 ROUND 1 FINAL RESULTS 1930S ERA Greta Garbo (75%, 40 votes) Fay Wray (25%, 13 votes) Miriam Hopkins (59%, 29 votes) Kay Francis (41%, 20 votes) Ruth Chatterton (58%, 29 votes) Sylvia Sidney (42%, 21 votes) Ann Dvorak (72%, 34 votes) Anita Page (28%, 13 votes) Myrna Loy read more

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: Oscar Snubs – Myrna Loy!

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Feb 1, 2014

  Never Even Nominated: Myrna Loy Award season has begun, which means it’s that time of year, again — the time when the below meme makes its way across the far reaches of the Internet. Leonardo DiCaprio every Oscar night. Yes. Every year film fanatics around the world ponder: Will read more

Myrna Loy goes solo as detective DANNI CHURCH

All Good Things Posted by monty on Nov 29, 2013

Myrna as Danni Church After playing devoted wife to William Powell in three Thin Man movies so far, Myrna Loy tries the detective game by herself. She is perfectly cast as Danni Church, a war widow, whose husband was a private detective before leaving for the war. When he gets killed in combat, read more

Snippets of Myrna Loy

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Aug 2, 2013

There was only one Myrna Loy, a woman who possessed a beauty and talent that are the stuff of legend.  Her impeccable style, dramatic flair and comedic timing make her a perennial favorite.  Ms. Loy would have celebrated a birthday today and I can’t let the day slip by without posting somethin read more

Top 5 Reasons Why William Powell and Myrna Loy are One of the Best Movie Couples Ever

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Claire Dunderman on Jul 22, 2013

Growing up, I always loved watching classic film couples interact. I hate to sound like “that guy,” but the chemistry just felt more genuine than some of the sloppily thrown together couples of today (I mean, just look at every couple in New Year’s Eve). One couple I particularly read more

Carole Lombard and Myrna Loy are at it again....

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 17, 2013

For the third year in a row, Carole Lombard and Myrna Loy are facing each other in a match in the 30's bracket of the favorite classic movie actress tourney. It's become old hat for these two ladies and I got a chance to sit down with them both to talk about it. Me: Good afternoon ladies. So gl read more

Myrna Loy: Happy New Year!!

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 1, 2013

Myrna Loy sleeping on the job while bringing in the New Year!!                HAPPY NEW YEAR!! • Posted by Art • Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 5:33 pm • (0) Comment read more

Hall Of Fame Inductees for September: WILLIAM POWELL and MYRNA LOY

All Good Things Posted by monty on Oct 1, 2012

I apologize for the lateness of my selections for All Good Things Hall Of Fame. I should have been posted this, but since it is only October 1st, I think it's still ok. My pair to take that walk into the Hall of Fame is none other than William Powell and Myrna Loy. One of the most beloved screen co read more

Myrna Loy: fatos rápidos

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Sep 4, 2012

Myrna Loy: fatos rápidos Myrna Williams nasceu em 2 de agosto de 1905 e faleceu em 14 de  dezembro de 1994. Seu pai escolheu o nome dela ao passar por uma estação de trem chamada Myrna. Ela cresceu na mesma cidade que Gary Cooper. Quando o pai morreu durante a epidemia de gripe read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Myrna Loy and Skippy

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by monty on Aug 28, 2012

The divine Myrna and Skippy in their most famous roles as Nora Charles and Asta read more
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