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What's Up, January 2013!

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Jan 3, 2013

What's Up, January 2013! Labels: TCM Happy New Year, everybody! I am sorry I have been AWOL for the last week or so. Since returning from my six-month stay in England, I've been zipping around seeing old friends. I have finally settled down and am now looking for a real job. Until th read more

Happy Christmas from the Great Katharine Hepburn! (1)

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 25, 2012

Happy Christmas from the Great Katharine Hepburn! publicity for LITTLE WOMEN (1933) Joan Blondell, KH, and Spener Tracy in DESK SET (1957) KH, Peter O'Toole, and Jane Merrow in THE LION IN WINTER (1968) Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn in HOLIDAY (1938) Cary Grant and Katharine He read more

Happy Christmas from the Great Katharine Hepburn!

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 25, 2012

Happy Christmas from the Great Katharine Hepburn! Labels: Christmas, Desk Set (1957), Holiday (1938), Little Women (1934), The Lion in Winter (1968) publicity for LITTLE WOMEN (1933) Joan Blondell, KH, and Spener Tracy in DESK SET (1957) KH, Peter O'Toole, and Jane Merrow in read more

Dueling Divas and Why Hepburn Isn't One

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 21, 2012

Dueling Divas and Why Hepburn Isn't One Labels: Bechdel Test, blogathon, Communities of Women, Dueling Divas blogathon, Feminism This post was written in conjunction with the Dueling Divas Blogathon hosted by Lara at Backlots. Women in film are often represented as romantic rivals f read more

Dueling Divas and Why Hepburn Isn't One

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 21, 2012

Dueling Divas and Why Hepburn Isn't One This post was written in conjunction with the Dueling Divas Blogathon hosted by Lara at Backlots. Women in film are often represented as romantic rivals for a male character. Girlfriends and ex-girlfriends, wives and mothers, sisters and fiancĂ©es&nb read more

DESK SET (1957): A Happy Hepburn Christmas (1)

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 16, 2012

DESK SET (1957): A Happy Hepburn Christmas Walter Lang's DESK SET (1957) is one of Katharine Hepburn's few "Christmas movies." You could possibly count LITTLE WOMEN (Cukor, 1933) or Anthony Harvey's THE LION IN WINTER (1968), but DESK SET stands out as a film that really captures the Chris read more

DESK SET (1957): A Happy Hepburn Christmas

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 16, 2012

DESK SET (1957): A Happy Hepburn Christmas Labels: Desk Set (1957), Joan Blondell, Spencer Tracy, Walter Lang Walter Lang's DESK SET (1957) is one of Katharine Hepburn's few "Christmas movies." You could possibly count LITTLE WOMEN (Cukor, 1933) or Anthony Harvey's THE LION IN W read more

Where's the snow, Miss Hepburn?

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 10, 2012

Where's the snow, Miss Hepburn? Apparently, the day after I left England to return to the Unites States earlier this week, it snowed over there! What's with that!? It seriously had to wait until I left the country before huge, white, fluffy snowflakes were released over the English towns and co read more

Where's the snow, Miss Hepburn?

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 10, 2012

Where's the snow, Miss Hepburn? Labels: George Cukor, John Bryson, Little Women (1934), snow Apparently, the day after I left England to return to the Unites States earlier this week, it snowed over there! What's with that!? It seriously had to wait until I left the country before hu read more

Babs from Brooklyn: December's Star of the Month on TCM

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 6, 2012

Babs from Brooklyn: December's Star of the Month on TCM Labels: Barbara Stanwyck, TCM Name at birth Ruby Catherine Stevens Professional Name Barbara Stanwyck "I couldn't remember my name for weeks. I'd be at the theatre and hear them calling, "Miss Stanwyck, Miss Stanwyck," and read more

Babs from Brooklyn: December's Star of the Month on TCM

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Dec 6, 2012

Babs from Brooklyn: December's Star of the Month on TCM Name at birth Ruby Catherine Stevens Professional Name Barbara Stanwyck "I couldn't remember my name for weeks. I'd be at the theatre and hear them calling, "Miss Stanwyck, Miss Stanwyck," and I'd think, "Where is that dame? Why does read more

Sequins, Satin, and Silk: Hollywood Costumes at the V&A

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 30, 2012

Sequins, Satin, and Silk: Hollywood Costumes at the V&A Earlier this week I had the most amazing opportunity to visit the Victoria and Albert Museum in central London to see their Hollywood Costume exhibit. The exhibit showcases more than 100 iconic film costumes from the last 100 years of cine read more

Sequins, Satin, and Silk: Hollywood Costumes at the V&A

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 30, 2012

Sequins, Satin, and Silk: Hollywood Costumes at the V&A Labels: Adrian, Alfred Hitchcock, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Cleopatra, costume, Edith Head, Gone with the Wind (1939), Marlene Dietrich, Mary of Scotland (1936), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Walter Plunkett Earlier this wee read more

Closing the Book on "Great Adaptations"

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 26, 2012

Closing the Book on "Great Adaptations" Labels: Barbara Stanwyck, Bob Hope, Ernst Lubitsch, Great Adaptations, Greta Garbo, Iron Petticoat, John Wayne, Laurence Olivier, TCM This being the last week in November, it is also our last week of "Great Adaptations" on Turner Classic Movie read more

Closing the Book on "Great Adaptations"

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 26, 2012

Closing the Book on "Great Adaptations" This being the last week in November, it is also our last week of "Great Adaptations" on Turner Classic Movies. Time to say goodbye to all those great literary classics that have been transformed into cinematic masterpieces. This has been one of the best read more

The Battle of the Little Princesses: Novel vs. Film

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 22, 2012

The Battle of the Little Princesses: Novel vs. Film Labels: A Little Princess (1939), Arthur Treacher, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Mary Nash, Shirley Temple Black A Little Princess is one of my all-time favorite books. I think I read it at least once a year. When I read it for the read more

The Battle of the Little Princesses: Novel vs. Film (1)

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 22, 2012

The Battle of the Little Princesses: Novel vs. Film A Little Princess is one of my all-time favorite books. I think I read it at least once a year. When I read it for the first time, I loved the ending so much that I just kept reading the last few chapters over and over again. I also consi read more

Great Adaptations Tonight on TCM

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 19, 2012

Great Adaptations Tonight on TCM Labels: Alfred Hitchcock, Anna Karenina, Constance Bennett, Doctor Zhivago, Gigi (1958), Great Adaptations, TCM, Topper Turner Classic Movies has planned out an amazing schedule for this Thanksgiving week. The week kicks off with a continuation of TCM read more

7x7 Link Award

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 19, 2012

7x7 Link Award Labels: 7x7 Link Award, award This seems to be the week for awards! Annmarie of the Classic Movie Hub has passed the 7x7 Link Award to me. This 'getting-to-know-you' award helps bloggers share about the most popular posts on their blog, then pass along the honor to the read more

7x7 Link Award (1)

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Nov 19, 2012

7x7 Link Award This seems to be the week for awards! Annmarie of the Classic Movie Hub has passed the 7x7 Link Award to me. This 'getting-to-know-you' award helps bloggers share about the most popular posts on their blog, then pass along the honor to their favorite blogs. Thanks, Annmarie, for read more
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