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Olivia de Havilland: Lady Triumphant – Book Giveaway (May and June)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 14, 2019

Olivia de Havilland: Lady TriumphantWe have SEVEN Books to Give Away via Twitter or this Blog A tribute to one of Hollywood’s greatest legends… It’s time for our next book giveaway contest! And we’re very excited about this one! That said, CMH is happy to say that we will read more

Supreme Court Declines to Take Up Olivia de Havilland Case

Backlots Posted by Lara on Jan 7, 2019

I received confirmation this morning from Olivia de Havilland’s counsel, Suzelle Smith, that the Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of Havilland v FX, Olivia de Havilland’s petition to the court to hear her case against FX. It is a disappointing decision, but de Havilland has read more

Supreme Court to Decide Whether to Take Up Olivia de Havilland Case Today

Backlots Posted by Lara on Jan 4, 2019

Hello readers, just a very quick update for those following the Olivia de Havilland case. Today, the Supreme Court is expected to decide whether or not they will take up her petition. If you would like to follow the case on the SCOTUS blog, here is the link to the petition page. I will update as m read more

Coverage of Olivia de Havilland vs. FX Wins 2018 CMBA Award for Best Classic Movie Series

Backlots Posted by Lara on Oct 21, 2018

Hello dear readers, Just a quick note to let you know that Backlots’ coverage of Olivia de Havilland vs. FX won the CMBA Award in the category of Best Classic Movie Series. It has been a marvelous run–and it’s not over yet! Stay tuned for more coverage as we wait to see if the Un read more

Olivia de Havilland Case Will be Filed With Supreme Court Within the Next Week

Backlots Posted by Lara on Oct 3, 2018

Hello dear readers, the month of September seemed to whiz by so quickly that Backlots went without an update. But here we are at the beginning of October and I’m here to report that we have movement on the Olivia de Havilland case. De Havilland’s lawyer, Suzelle Smith, has informed me read more

Olivia de Havilland Case Headed to the Supreme Court

Backlots Posted by Lara on Aug 27, 2018

Armed with the rejection of the California Supreme Court in her case against FX, Olivia de Havilland is to file her case with the United States Supreme Court this September. This is a huge undertaking, and while the SCOTUS only takes a small fraction of the thousands of cases filed with them every read more

Olivia de Havilland Court Update: CA Supreme Court Denies Review

Backlots Posted by Lara on Jul 13, 2018

Dear readers, I’ve been waiting to post about this until I got details from Olivia de Havilland’s lawyer regarding next steps, but a few days ago we got word that the California Supreme Court has declined to review de Havilland’s case against FX. For those of us who have been adv read more

THE THIRD ANNUAL OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND BLOGATHON: Linnett Moore in The Proud Rebel (1958)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Jul 3, 2018

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies and In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood are once again hosting their blogathon tribute to Olivia de Havilland. Click HERE or HERE for the contributions to this online event. Samuel Goldwyn Jr. had the rights to James Edward Grant's 1947 short story Journal of Linn read more

THE THIRD ANNUAL OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND BLOGATHON: Linnett Moore in The Proud Rebel (1958)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Jul 3, 2018

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies and In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood are once again hosting their blogathon tribute to Olivia de Havilland. Click HERE or HERE for the contributions to this online event. Samuel Goldwyn Jr. had the rights to James Edward Grant's 1947 short story Journal of Linn read more

Olivia de Havilland is 102!

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Jul 2, 2018

Olivia de Havilland is 102! Olivia de Havilland turned 102 on July 1. Yes, 102! De Havilland is a true living legend and one of the few movie stars still with us who came to be during Hollywood’s Golden Age. A two-time Best Actress Oscar winner—To Each His Own 1946 and The Heiress read more

Exploring Olivia de Havilland’s Performance in ‘The Snake Pit’ (1948)

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Jul 1, 2018

Today, the legendary Olivia de Havilland is turning 102 years old! What a victory! For a third consecutive year, Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Laura from Phyllis Loves Classic Movies are hosting the Annual Olivia de Havilland Blogathon. I’m happy to take part in t read more

Olivia de Havilland Update, Part II–How to Get Involved

Backlots Posted by Lara on May 9, 2018

Dear readers, over the past months, I have gotten several comments and emails from people asking what they can do to help the Olivia de Havilland case. I just received some correspondence from de Havilland’s legal counsel, outlining exactly how to get involved in the petition to review the a read more

Olivia de Havilland Update

Backlots Posted by Lara on May 4, 2018

Dear readers, just as I was preparing to update you on the remaining days of the TCM Classic Film Festival (and my Show People intro), some pressing news found its way into my inbox. I have prided myself on bringing news on the Olivia de Havilland case to Backlots’ readers before the mainstr read more

Barbara Stanwyck withstands a furious rally by Olivia de Havilland to become the Favorite Classic Movie Actress Tourney Champion of 2018

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 10, 2018

The 2018 Favorite Classic Movie Actress Champion is Barbara Stanwyck. After two previous final fours where she came up empty handed, the third time was the charm for Missy, as she withstood a furious rally by Olivia de Havilland to win 78-76. Babs joins Carole Lombard and Audrey Hepburn as read more

Decision in Olivia de Havilland vs. FX

Backlots Posted by Lara on Mar 26, 2018

This afternoon, a decision came in for the case of Olivia de Havilland vs. FX, which I have been following closely here. The appeals court has decided to “reverse and remand” the case to lower court, overturning the decision of lower court judge Holly Kendig and giving the case to Feud read more

Olivia de Havilland vs. FX: On Opinions, Arguments, and Accuracy

Backlots Posted by Lara on Mar 21, 2018

In the aftermath of the Olivia de Havilland oral arguments yesterday, I have seen many reports about what happened during the hearing, and opinions about the case from varied sources. As one who was in the courtroom as it happened, I would like to address a few things that I’ve been seeing f read more

Olivia de Havilland vs. FX: Oral Arguments on Appeal 3/20/18

Backlots Posted by Lara on Mar 20, 2018

Courtesy of the New York Times, Olivia de Havilland at her home in Paris last month. As many of you know (certainly those following my Twitter account over the past 24 hours), today I was privileged to attend the oral arguments at the University of Southern California in the case of Olivia de Havil read more

Backlots at the Courthouse: Olivia de Havilland vs. FX Oral Arguments on Appeal

Backlots Posted by Lara on Mar 16, 2018

Hello again, dear readers, I’m here to let you know that I will be traveling to Los Angeles on Monday night to attend the first round of oral arguments in the Olivia de Havilland case, to take place on March 20. I will keep you all in the loop as much as I possibly can. I’d like to let read more

Olivia de Havilland, Allison Janney, and Right of Publicity in the California Courts

Backlots Posted by Lara on Mar 2, 2018

Going about my day this afternoon, an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times entitled “What Does Olivia de Havilland Have Against Allison Janney?” came to my attention. Following the de Havilland case closely as I have been, there are some things from the article that I would like to a read more

OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND VS. FX: Date Set for Oral Arguments on Appeal

Backlots Posted by Lara on Feb 16, 2018

Hello dear readers, there isn’t terribly much to say about this, but I’ve promised to keep everyone on the pulse of the Olivia de Havilland case as much as I can, so I wanted to make a brief post. A few days ago, I noticed an unusual update on the court website and wasn’t entirel read more
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