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Pre-Code Corner: “I Didn’t Know You With All Your Clothes On” – The Best of Pre-Code Warren William

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Kim Luperi on May 5, 2018

“I Didn’t Know You With All Your Clothes On”: The Best of Pre-Code Warren William Warren William is so entrenched with the pre-Code period in my mind that it’s not surprising to learn that, aside from two appearances credited as Warren Krech in 1922 and 1923, he soared to stardom during read more

Don’t Bet on Blondes (1935) with Warren William

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Oct 15, 2015

Share This!HE’D BET ON ANYTHING! Forgotten for decades until TCM resurrected him, Warren William was once one of the leading stars in the Hollywood sky. Though now known primarily as one of Errol Flynn’s pre-Captain Blood efforts, 1935’s Don’t Bet on Blondes is from start to finish William’s read more

Warner Archive: Bette Davis and Warren William in The Dark Horse (1932)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jun 24, 2015

In a bit of political maneuvering gone awry, dimwitted Zachary Hicks (Guy Kibbee) is nominated as an unlikely candidate for Governor at a Progressive party convention. The insanity that follows often does not see far removed from the current political landscape. This new release from Warner Archive read more

Goodbye Again (1933) with Warren William and Joan Blondell

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Apr 23, 2015

Share This! “Gentlemen, due to the fact that I have met one of the younger married women of your city, I regret exceedingly that I will be unable to autograph….” Anne (Joan Blondell) to Ken (Warren William)” Rarely do we venture into pre-code era movies, but that doesn’ read more

Goodbye Again (1933) with Warren William and Joan Blondell

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Apr 23, 2015

Share This! “Gentlemen, due to the fact that I have met one of the younger married women of your city, I regret exceedingly that I will be unable to autograph….” Anne (Joan Blondell) to Ken (Warren William)” Rarely do we venture into pre-code era movies, but that doesn’ read more

WARREN WILLIAM WHO?

Stardust and Shadows Posted by Terry on Dec 12, 2014

One of the pleasures I get from writing about Hollywood as it was it is finding out more about some of the actors that don’t get mentioned yet give some startling performances. Warren William, most likely the personification of cad, scoundrel, swindler and non-repentant womanizer in Pre-code cinema read more

The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) with Warren William

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Aug 30, 2014

Share This! Given the growing unrest and the increasingly turbulent debate about the subject I have decided to drop my regularly scheduled post and instead answer the question at hand and debate The Case of the Curious Bride. 1935’s The Case of the Curious Bride is, in fact, the strongest of the Per read more

Perry Mason via Warren William

Outspoken and Freckled Posted by Irish Jayhawk on Mar 16, 2014

Perry Mason. Raymond Burr, right? That super popular TV series from 1957-1966 about the stern defense attorney who always nabbed the real criminal by the end of the show, right? No, not him. There was another Perry Mason character adaption decades prior- as Warren William took on the role on the big read more

Perry Mason via Warren William

Outspoken and Freckled Posted by Irish Jayhawk on Mar 16, 2014

Perry Mason. Raymond Burr, right? That super popular TV series from 1957-1966 about the stern defense attorney who always nabbed the real criminal by the end of the show, right? No, not him. There was another Perry Mason character adaption decades prior- as Warren William took on the role on the big read more

Precode Recipes: 2# Warren William

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Nov 7, 2012

I was looking through a couple of vintage websites and to my surprise found a recipe created by the ‘King of Precode’ himself, Warren William. I’m not much of a pork chop fan but Warren assures that this dish of ‘Stuffed Pork Chops’ and ‘Baked Onions and Rice read more

Precode Recipes: 2# Warren William

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Nov 7, 2012

I was looking through a couple of vintage websites and to my surprise found a recipe created by the ‘King of Precode’ himself, Warren William. I’m not much of a pork chop fan but Warren assures that this dish of ‘Stuffed Pork Chops’ and ‘Baked Onions and Rice read more

Warren William Douchebag Theatre: "The Match King" and "Skyscraper Souls"

The Man on the Flying Trapeze Posted by David on Oct 27, 2012

In the 1932 film "The Match King," Warren William has a clandestine meeting with his lover, played by Glenda Farrell. Object: money transfer. The evidence is right before your eyes, ladies and gentlemen -- even Glenda Farrell, the woman who played hard-boiled dames in dozens of Warner Bros. m read more

Warren William Macking on Women

Cinematically Insane Posted by Will McKinley on Aug 27, 2012

No explanation offered, or required. read more

Surprise!! Warren William in TCM's Summer Under the Stars

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Aug 8, 2012

I was looking through the line-up of TCM's: Summer Under the Stars praying for the day that I can afford to get pay-tv (or as you Americans call it cable) as it is really expensive in Australia. And lo and behold, my favourite Precode actor and coincidentally my 'Actor of the Month', Warren William read more

Surprise!! Warren William in TCM's Summer Under the Stars

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Aug 8, 2012

I was looking through the line-up of TCM's: Summer Under the Stars praying for the day that I can afford to get pay-tv (or as you Americans call it cable) as it is really expensive in Australia. And lo and behold, my favourite Precode actor and coincidentally my 'Actor of the Month', Warren William read more

Interview with John Stangeland, Warren William biographer

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jan 26, 2011

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. I had the pleasure of interviewing John Stangeland, author of the book Warren William: Magnificent Scoundrel of Pre-Code Hollywood (read my review of the book here). Apart from b read more

Get Your Read On ~ Warren William: Magnificent Scoundrel of Pre-Code Hollywood

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jan 24, 2011

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. Warren William Magnificent Scoundrel of Pre-Code Hollywood by John Stangeland February 2011 212 pages 9780786448784 McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers In the complete portrait of read more