Blondie of the Follies (1932) was a Comedy Film directed by Edmund Goulding and produced by Marion Davies.
Warner Archive: Marion Davies and Billie Dove Sparkle in Blondie of the Follies (1932)By KC on May 31, 2016 From Classic Movies
The stories former Ziegfeld girl Marion Davies told screenwriter Frances Marion about her time hoofing on the stage form the basis of the lively and often touching backstage film Blondie of the Follies (1932). The work of that sharp duo was further enhanced as scribe Anita Loos was hired to punch up... Read full article
Blondie of the Follies(1932).By Dawn Sample on May 18, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Blondie of the Follies(1932). Comedy directed by Edmund Goulding and written by Anita Loos and Frances. Cast: Marion Davies, Robert Montgomery and Billie Dove. In a New York tenement, Blondie lives with her family and when her girl friend, Lottie Callahan, moves uptown to a posh neighborhood to bec... Read full article
Blondie of the FolliesBy RBuccicone on Apr 29, 2013 From MacGuffin Movies
Blondie of the Follies (1932) It is possible I have never seen a movie with more ups and downs in story quality than Blondie of the Follies. At the movie’s opening, it becomes immediately clear that the directorial quality of the flick is on the low side and our characters are hard to immediat... Read full article
Blondie of the Follies (1932)By Kristen on Feb 1, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film
So today’s entry takes us all the way back to 1932, where movies were still in their infancy and the stars of the era are pretty much unrecognizable to the majority of movie audiences today. ?I only watched Blondie of the Follies because of its star Marion Davies. ?I’m a huge classic Hol... Read full article
Mixed bag: Thelma and Louise (1991), Blondie of the Follies (1932), Five and Ten (1931), Blades of Glory (2007), Bell Book and Candle (1958)By Lindsey on Jan 18, 2012 From The Motion Pictures
Originally published on recollective.tumblr.com, January 5, 2012 Watched January 2, 2012: Thelma and Louise (1991) – 4/5; My mom recommended this movie to me. She found it in the $5 bin and became obsessed with it, insisting that I must watch it as well haha. We usually have pretty similar tas... Read full article
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One hour into the film, Marion Davies (Blondie) addresses Billy Dove's character as "Lurlene Callabash" . In later years Jimmy Durante would often close his TV, Radio and Night Club appearances with "Goodnight Mrs. Callabash wherever you are."
For the most part, this was Billie Dove's last film. She retired to raise a family and was reportedly disgruntled over the "behind the scenes" interference from Randolph Hearst over the amount of time alloted to her on film.
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