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Carole Lombard: Screwball Queen

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Jan 18, 2017

Today, I'm writing about the screwball comedies made by actress Carole Lombard. This article is part of Carole Lombard: The Profane Angel Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Phyllis Loves Classic Movies. During the mid-1930s. screwball comedy was one of the glorie read more

Carole Lombard: The Profane Angel Blogathon – Lombard and Gable Pictorial

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Jan 18, 2017

In Celebration of the Lovely Carole Lombard, a Behind-the-Scenes Pictorial of ‘Ma’ and ‘Pa’… As many of us classic movie fans know, Carole Lombard and Clark Gable met in 1932 while co-starring in No Man of Her Own.  At that time, Lombard was married to William Powell, read more

Carole Lombard and Una Merkel in "True Confession": Inspiration for "I Love Lucy?"

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Jan 6, 2016

Carole Lombard and Una Merkel in "True Confession": Inspiration for "I Love Lucy?" I Love Lucy was a landmark in television history. The original series ran for six years on CBS and for four of those years was the top-rated TV show in the country. One of the dynamics that made the show work s read more

Carole Lombard, thirties supergirl

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Nov 5, 2015

This is one reason why Carole Lombard memorabilia collectors continue to pursue pictures of hers for years.I've been tracking down images of Lombard for more tha two decades and had never come across this one before; you can be certain that if I had, not only would it be in at least my online collec read more

Quote of the Week: Clark Gable on Carole Lombard

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Oct 25, 2015

Image Source Sometimes I wonder how Carole would take things the way they are today, and I always come up with the same answer–with a laugh. She’d get through it better than me. - Clark Gable,in the fifties Quote Source read more

HAPPY 107TH BIRTHDAY CAROLE LOMBARD

In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood Posted by Crystal Kalyana on Oct 8, 2015

Tuesday, October 6th marked the 107th anniversary of the birth of Carole Lombard, the famed motion picture actress who marked an ounce of distinction in Hollywood with her inimitable flair for screwball comedy that later earned her the nickname of the Queen Of Screwball. In the years following her read more

White Woman (1933) with Carole Lombard

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Sep 17, 2015

Share This! The jungle movie was a staple in the early years of Hollywood, perhaps even rivalling the Western for a brief time period and peaking with the successful Tarzan series. Lost amid the churn of the early 1930s is White Woman, an interesting pre-code stew of a film. White Woman comes packag read more

The Anti-Damsel Blogathon: 'Produced' by Carole Lombard

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Aug 15, 2015

When you read about the life of Carole Lombard, often it's difficult to believe that the prime of her career began slightly more than eight decades ago...and that we're slightly more than 17 months away from the 75th anniversary of her premature passing. There's such a modern, timeless air about her read more

The Anti-Damsel Blogathon: 'Produced' by Carole Lombard

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Aug 15, 2015

When you read about the life of Carole Lombard, often it's difficult to believe that the prime of her career began slightly more than eight decades ago...and that we're slightly more than 17 months away from the 75th anniversary of her premature passing. There's such a modern, timeless air about her read more

'True Confessions,' August 1934: Carole Lombard -- is she man-proof now?

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jul 25, 2015

Three years and three months ago, we ran an entry titled "Meet the 'man-proof' Miss Lombard" (http://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/506358.html), which in part described a story on Carole Lombard that ran in the August 1934 issue of True Confessions, the wildly popular magazine owned by eccentric Ber read more

'True Confessions,' August 1934: Carole Lombard -- is she man-proof now?

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Jul 25, 2015

Three years and three months ago, we ran an entry titled "Meet the 'man-proof' Miss Lombard" (http://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/506358.html), which in part described a story on Carole Lombard that ran in the August 1934 issue of True Confessions, the wildly popular magazine owned by eccentric Ber read more

Nothing Sacred: When Carole Lombard Was Pretending That She Was Pretending

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by The Wonderful World of Cinema on May 14, 2015

I hadn’t written anything about Carole Lombard yet. The point is,as I am writing this, I haven’t seen many of her films . However, I’m discovering this actress with a great pleasure and enjoyed her acting in all those three films: To Be or Not to Be (my favourite, and I think it&# read more

Carole Lombard, on the 'Virtue' of smoking*

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Apr 7, 2015

(*This entry is not endorsed by the Surgeon General's office.) Then again, it was 1932 and Lombard, like most of us at the time, didn't know any better. Smoking made you look chic and sophisticated -- or so we thought -- so it's understandable Carole would wish to purvey such a feeling in a publicit read more

Carole Lombard, on the 'Virtue' of smoking*

Carole & Co. Posted by carole_and_co on Apr 7, 2015

(*This entry is not endorsed by the Surgeon General's office.) Then again, it was 1932 and Lombard, like most of us at the time, didn't know any better. Smoking made you look chic and sophisticated -- or so we thought -- so it's understandable Carole would wish to purvey such a feeling in a publicit read more

To Be or Not to Be (1942) with Jack Benny and Carole Lombard

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Mar 19, 2015

Share This!“They named a brandy after Napoleon, they made a herring out ofBismarck and the Führer is going to end up as a piece of cheese!”  — Colonel Ehrhardt Jack Benny, who had been a successful vaudevillian and was, in the 1940s, a great success on radio, had less success in the movies, read more

Book Review: Carole Lombard Lives on in A Touch of Stardust

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Feb 16, 2015

A Touch of Stardust: A Novel Kate Alcott Double Day Release Date: 2/17/15 I approached A Touch of Stardust with caution, because I am always wary of novels that fictionalize the lives of my movie idols. As Carole Lombard and Clark Gable are among my first silver screen loves, I felt especially on g read more

INTERVIEW WITH MYRON H. DAVIS. CAROLE LOMBARD’S PHOTOGRAPHER FROM THE WAR BOND RALLY.

In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood Posted by Crystal Kalyana on Jan 15, 2015

Hello Readers, It’s January 15th, the anniversary of the eve of Carole Lombard’s tragic death from the airline crash on Potosi Mountain on Friday, January 16th, 1942. I thought I would post a tribute to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the day that Carole Lombard fulfilled her read more

Hall Of Fame Inductee for December: CAROLE LOMBARD

All Good Things Posted by monty on Dec 21, 2014

It's been ages since I did an induction for my Hall of Fame and it occurred to me that Carole Lombard, my favorite actress had not been inducted yet. My oh my, that has to be corrected. Carole's achievements include winning a Montie for Best Actress for her performance in My Man Godfrey and win read more

Happy Birthday Carole Lombard!

All Good Things Posted by monty on Oct 6, 2014

You know I had to post about my all time favorite actress, Carole Lombard! I may have slacked off on blogging over this past summer but leave it to Carole to get me going again. TCM is honoring her today with several of her films and while I will missed them, I have been posting about her all day l read more

Carole Lombard and her Cadillac

Carole & Co. Posted by janepeters on Aug 15, 2014

Another poster called attention to an item for sale on eBay CLARK GABLE SIGNED AUTO CAROLE LOMBARD ESTATE DOCUMENT ROLLS ROYCE W/COA 1942. The seller incorrectly lists that the document pertains to a Rolls Royce. The document is in fact a settlement from Lombard's estate in the amount of $3.51 for read more
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