Irene Overview:

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

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

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Best Music - ScoringAnthony CollinsNominated
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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


Irene Sharaff’s Costumes for The King and I

By Virginie Pronovost on Oct 30, 2016 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

I had a lot of pleasure when I wrote about Cecil Beaton’s costumes for My Fair Lady for The 31 Days of Oscars Blogathons (the crafts). So, when Christina Wenher?and Into the Writer Lea announced ?their?Characters in Costume Blogfest, I thought it was a most appealing idea. I obviously wanted t... Read full article


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