Irene Overview:

Irene (1940) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by Herbert Wilcox .

Academy Awards 1940 --- Ceremony Number 13 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringAnthony CollinsNominated

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Day 4 of Noirvember: Irene Neves in Sudden Fear (1952)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 4, 2021 From Shadows and Satin

Today?s Noirvember post shines the spotlight on one bad-ass sister, Irene Neves in Sudden Fear (1952). WHAT?S SUDDEN FEAR ABOUT? Successful playwright and San Francisco heiress Myra Hudson (Joan Crawford) meets actor Lester Blaine (Jack Palance) and marries him after a whirlwind romance. Their marri... Read full article

Classic Movie Travels: Vernon & Irene Castle

By Annette Bochenek on Jul 1, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Classic Movie Travels: Vernon & Irene Castle Vernon & Irene Castle Long before Fred and Ginger, Vernon and Irene Castle were lauded as an exceptionally talented dancing duo. Though a tragedy ended their partnership, their influence as dancers as well as Irene?s activism continues to li... Read full article

Let Irene and Hazel come to your coronavirus rescue

By carole_and_co on Apr 4, 2020 From Carole & Co.

If Irene Bullock and Hazel Flagg had somehow crossed paths in a cinematic Manhattan of the mid-1930s, what might have they said to each other, aside from "You look like someone I know quite well"? It's open for conjecture, but what isn't is that both serve a public benefit more than 80 years later.T... Read full article

book: The Courilof Affair (1933; trans 2008 Sandra Smith) by Ir?ne N?mirovsky

By John Grant on Sep 15, 2019 From Noirish

An absorbing political novel by the author whose Fire in the Blood I so much enjoyed a couple of months ago. The tale is told in extended flashback toward the end of his life by L?on M (aka Marcel Legrand), who was part of the struggle against Tsarist tyranny in the years before the Russian Revolut... Read full article

book: Fire in the Blood (trans 2007 Sandra Smith) by Ir?ne N?mirovsky

By John Grant on Jul 19, 2019 From Noirish

In 1942, Ukrainian immigr?e Ir?ne N?mirovsky was shipped off from her home in France to Auschwitz, where she died of typhus, aged 39; a few months later her husband met a similar fate, being transported to Auschwitz to be murdered by the spiritual ancestors of the MAGA crew. By the time of her death... Read full article

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