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Carole Lombard and James Stewart are “Made for Each Other”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Mar 18, 2021

Carole Lombard and James Stewart are “Made for Each Other”  Made for Each Other (1939) is an American romantic comedy directed by John Cromwell and starring Carole Lombard, James Stewart, and Charles Coburn. The film was produced by David O. Selznick and the film was photo read more

William Powell and Carole Lombard in “My Man Godfrey”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Jan 15, 2021

William Powell and Carole Lombard in “My Man Godfrey” My Man Godfrey (1936) is an American screwball comedy directed by Gregory La Cava and starring William Powell and Carole Lombard. The film is based on a short novel, 1101 Park Avenue by Eric S. Hatch. My Man Godfrey is considered read more

Carole Lombard and Jack Benny in Ernst Lubitsch’s “To Be or Not to Be”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Aug 13, 2020

Carole Lombard and Jack Benny in Ernst Lubitsch’s “To Be or Not to Be” To Be or Not to Be (1942) is a comedy directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Carole Lombard and Jack Benny The film is set in Warsaw, Poland, before the 1939 Nazi invasion. Josef Tura (Jack Benny) and his read more

Carole Lombard and Fredric March star in “Nothing Sacred”

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Aug 5, 2020

Carole Lombard and Fredric March star in “Nothing Sacred” Nothing Sacred (1937) is a screwball comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, produced by David O. Selznick, with a screenplay by Ben Hecht. Oscar Levant wrote the original music score. New York newspaper report Wally Coo read more

Ed Sullivan's special guest...Carole Lombard!

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Mar 11, 2020

Carole Lombard's career as an actress arguably reached its apex in the closing months of 1937, when two of her films hit screens at roughly the same time -- the Technicolor "True Confession" for Selznick International, and "True Confession" for her home studio of Paramount. Add a romance with Clark read more

Carole Lombard Memorial Blogathon: Wrapping up the entries

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jan 20, 2020

The four-day Carole Lombard Memorial Blogathon is complete, and I thank Crystal Kalyana Pacey of "In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood" for her help in running the event -- and coordinating things after my heart attack Wednesday night sidelined me for a few days.The blogathon had but 10 entries read more

Carole Lombard Memorial Blogathon: A sleeper car with an upright story

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jan 19, 2020

This entry is part of the Carole Lombard Memorial Blogathon, co-hosted by this site and "In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood" (https://crystalkalyana.wordpress.com/2020/01/16/the-carole-lombard-memorial-blogathon-is-here/). I apologize for its relative lateness, but my (thankfully minor) heart read more

THE CAROLE LOMBARD MEMORIAL BLOGATHON: We're Not Dressing, 1934

Caftan Woman Posted by on Jan 16, 2020

The Carole Lombard Memorial Blogathon is being hosted by Crystal of In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood and Vince, whose site Carole & Co. is the last word on the talented and timeless Carole Lombard.  Wealthy Doris Worthington (Carole Lombard) has the world at her feet as read more

STRONG AND TENDER: The Story of Carole Lombard and Bess Peters

Backlots Posted by Lara on Oct 29, 2019

When Carole Lombard received an Oscar nomination for My Man Godfrey, she was asked where her talent for screwball comedy came from. On the surface, Carole’s own early life had been much like the one her character Irene Bullock lived. She was likely expected to answer that the role came natur read more

You're Invited! Presenting STYLE OF SIN: CAROLE LOMBARD at Egyptian Theatre 10/27

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 20, 2019

Sunday, October 27 is the next event in my 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series at the American Cinematheque! THE STYLE OF SIN: CAROLE LOMBARD Pre-Code Film with Kimberly Truhler Sunday, October 27 Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, CA Talk starts at 1:00 pm  followed by screenings of read more

Carole Lombard, RKO (plenty of) style

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 9, 2019

Carole Lombard's arrival at RKO in the spring of 1939, for the likes of "In Name Only" (a publicity still for which is shown above), coincided with her long-sought marriage to Clark Gable. That accomplishment infused Carole with confidence, and it showed in her fashion photographs.Take this, for ins read more

Carole Lombard, sign in please

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Aug 20, 2019

While Carole Lombard signed many an autograph during her relatively brief life, they remain among her most valued items of memorabilia. I'm expecting the following piece to do likewise:Now let's focus on the autograph:The seller "signature.required," has set $474.50 at the price; were this a "buy it read more

Quote: Barbara Stanwyck on Carole Lombard

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 24, 2019

Image Source So alive, modern, frank, and natural that she stands out like a beacon on a lightship in this odd place called Hollywood. -Barbara Stanwyck about Carole Lombard Source read more

Carole Lombard, designing woman

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on May 20, 2018

As we've stated in previous entries, Carole Lombard's relative lack of formal education never prevented her from high achievement in the movie industry -- not merely as an actress, but in executive areas as well.She's shown directing Alfred Hitchcock through his customary cameo in "Mr. & Mrs, Smith, read more

March Madness #31: CAROLE LOMBARD

All Good Things Posted by Kat_Selby on Mar 31, 2018

Welcome to ALL GOOD THINGS! It's the final day of MARCH MADNESS! THANK YOU for visiting daily to see a classic film Super-Star of the day - Here's hoping the personalities showcased here have been entertaining. It's been fun to highlight those renowned for portraying the really, really B.A.D. an read more

Old Hollywood Photo Gallery: Clark Gable and Carole Lombard

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 4, 2018

The photo above shows Carole Lombard and Clark Gable at their Encino, Calif., ranch. This is article is part of  Dear Mr. Gable: A Celebration of the King of Hollywood hosted by Love Letters to Old Hollywood. During their three-year marriage, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were the king and read more

Carole Lombard, Mack Sennett army wife?

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jan 24, 2018

When we think of Carole Lombard's work for Mack Sennett, we naturally first consider her starring vehicles such as "Run, Girl, Run" (above). But as part of the Sennett troupe, Lombard made numerous appearances in his two-reelers (and a handful of four-reelers as well).Today, I viewed one of her Senn read more

'Holy camp-fest, Batman! It's special guest villainess Carole Lombard as...'

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jan 13, 2018

(It's March 1966. More than two dozen years after her plane stayed in the air, Carole Lombard -- now 57 and transitioning into work as a character actress when she's not producing films -- gets a call from an old friend she worked with in "Love Before Breakfast.") Carole Lombard: Hello.Cesar Romero: read more

Carole Lombard starring in, er, as 'Mannequin'

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Sep 16, 2017

No, we don't mean the 1987 movie -- filmed at the famed John Wanamaker department store in center city Philadelphia -- about a mannequin who somehow comes to life. (My blogosphere buddy Ken Levine, best known as a TV writer for the likes of "Frasier," "Cheers" and "M*A*S*H," helped write its lesser- read more

The Contagious Dynamism of Carole Lombard in My Man Godfrey

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Jan 19, 2017

Last January 16 marked the 75th anniversary of Carole Lombard’s passing. This luminous actress tragically lost her life at the young age of 33 in a plane crash. To honour her memory, my friends Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Laura from Phyllis Loves Classic Movies read more
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