Tag Archives: W.S van Dyke

Mini Tribute: W.S. Van Dyke at Work

Born March 21, 1889 Director W.S. Van Dyke! Woody Strong Van Dyke started his film career working as an assistant to the legendary D. W. Griffith. In 1917, he directed his first film, The Land of Long Shadows for Essanay Studios, followed by five … Continue reading

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The Romantic-Comedy Blogathon: The Thin Man’s Perfect Marriage

The Romantic-Comedy Blogathon: The Thin Man’s Perfect Marriage An inventor goes missing and his young mistress is found dead. Just like that, a murder and mystery become our entrance into the world of the The Thin Man. Yet, we soon … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: W.S Van Dyke

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, W.S Van Dyke, born March 21st, 1889! W.S. Van Dyke is a producer’s dream director. Not only was he capable of directing multiple genres, he had an unprecedented skill of finishing pictures on-time … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Myrna Loy

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Myrna Loy, born August  2 in 1905! Supportive yet stern; attractive yet approachable; intelligent yet playful. What am I talking about here? Well, if you guessed the perfect wife, then you would be correct … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: William Powell

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, William Powell, born July 29 in 1892! William Powell: Master of the Screwball Comedy. More so than Cary Grant, more so than Clark Gable, more so than James Stewart; in my humble opinion, Powell represents the … Continue reading

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