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Your guide to Carole Lombard 'SUTS' day

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Aug 10, 2014

Today, Turner Classic Movies' Summer Under The Stars torch is passed from William Powell to his one-time wife, Carole Lombard, the third time she's been a SUTS honoree. Here is the schedule, along with my comments on each film (since the card is nearly similar to what TCM ran in 2011, I'm largely re read more

Chickens with Carole Lombard, Col Sanders, British Comedy, Hans Conried

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Jul 14, 2014

Do you keep chickens?Hens been on your mind lately? Carole Lombard and Edmund the Rooster In the mid-1930s Carole Lombard, then just dating Mr. Clark Gable, had an assortment of pets, including dogs and cats, some of them rescues. She also had some ducks, a hen named Jessie and a rooster named read more

Carole Lombard shows us how to party like it’s 1928, Animated GIF

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Apr 4, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on April 4, 2014 in Blog, GIF, Humor Ah, those roaring twenties! While the fringed dress was not as common as Halloween costumers would have you believe, they did exist. Of course, a real 1920′s befringed dress was a marvelous confection of swinging silk, a real thing of beau read more

'Liberty,' Nov. 14, 1936: Is Carole Lombard in love at last?

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Jan 25, 2014

In November 1936, about the time Carole Lombard entered the Los Angeles Hall of Records to officially change her name from Jane Alice Peters, Bernarr Macfadden's Liberty magazine ran a story about her, focusing not so much on her career as an actress but her personal -- heck, romantic -- life.We ran read more

Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3 (3)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jan 20, 2014

Due to the book’s recent publication I’m reposting my original review I’ll republish this review during the holidays when a special 250 copies are released, and again in January when the book is officially available, yet I’m writing on it now.  Why?  Because Fireball is a gri read more

Book Review--Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jan 15, 2014

Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3 Robert Matzen GoodKnight Books, 2013 In order to properly tell the story of the 1942 death of 22 passengers in TWA flight 3, a crash that has endured in memory because one of them was the glamorous film star Carole Lombard, author Robert Matzen s read more

Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3 (2)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Oct 14, 2013

I’ll republish this review during the holidays when a special 250 copies are released, and again in January when the book is officially available, yet I’m writing on it now.  Why?  Because Fireball is a gripping, harrowing, and ultimately upsetting biography about Lombard and the tragic read more

Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3 (1)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Oct 13, 2013

I’ll republish this review during the holidays when a special 250 copies are released, and again in January when the book is officially available, yet I’m writing on it now.  Why?  Because Fireball is a gripping, harrowing, and ultimately upsetting biography about Lombard and the tragic read more

Carole Lombard on the radio

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Oct 6, 2013

In celebration of the great talent that was Carole Lombard on the anniversary of her birthday, here are two Lux Radio Theater productions in which Carole reprised roles she portrayed on the silver screen.  These are among the best radio shows I’ve heard – hope you enjoy them. “In read more

Carole Lombard: a tribute

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Oct 6, 2013

(Image via Wikimedia Commons) On October 6, 1908, an average American couple by the names of Frederick and Elizabeth became parents to a baby girl. They already had two sons. They named their family’s new addition Jane Alice Peters, but she would later become known as Carole Lombard, the queen read more

Why Carole Lombard Is My Favorite Actress

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Oct 6, 2013

On this day in 1908, in the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jane Alice Peters was born. She later became known as Carole Lombard, one of the most famous and beloved film performers in cinema history. Carole Lombard is my favorite actress of all time. Explaining why someone or something is your fa read more

Why Carole Lombard Is My Favorite Actress

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Oct 6, 2013

On this day in 1908, in the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jane Alice Peters was born. She later became known as Carole Lombard, one of the most famous and beloved film performers in cinema history. Carole Lombard is my favorite actress of all time. Explaining why someone or something is your fa read more

Carole Lombard returns to action

All Good Things Posted by monty on Sep 5, 2013

The news is out as the 2013 Favorite Classic Movie Actress Champion, Carole Lombard returns to compete in The Lombard Cup, leading a team of 20 other classic movie actresses against Team Veronica (as in Veronica Lake) of Journeys In Classic Film. Carole will face off against Veronica in the very fi read more

Carole Lombard

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on Aug 30, 2013

“I’ve lived by a man’s code designed to fit a man’s world, yet at the same time I never forget that a woman’s first job is to choose the right shade of lipstick.” -Carole Lombard If anyone ever made the most of life, it was “Hoosier Tornado” Carole Lom read more

Weekend Movie Re-cap: Carole Lombard Marathon

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Jul 30, 2013

Weekend Movie Re-cap: Carole Lombard Marathon Carole Lombard in all her glory (& many feathers). I had a little bit of a Carole Lombard move marathon this past weekend! I wasn't in the best of moods owing to the fact that a pesky migraine refused to subside for much of Saturday and Sund read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Leslie Howard, Carole Lombard and Gary Cooper.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 24, 2013

Great picture of Leslie Howard, Carole Lombard, Gary Cooper and what looks like an Afghan Hound. Picture taken in 1933. read more

'Radio Mirror,' June 1937: What Carole Lombard taught Fred MacMurray

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Jul 20, 2013

As we've noted in the past, radio became a substantial part of Carole Lombard's career in the late 1930s...and while she really wasn't a radio regular, she appeared on enough broadcasts to be known for her work on the air. In fact, Carole's first radio-related cover probably came in June 1937, when read more

Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon: Cary Grant and Carole Lombard.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 14, 2013

Who, does not love a classic movie Dynamic Duo? My personal pick for one of the most romantic movie couples of all time for this Blogathon, is Cary Grant and Carole Lombard. Their performance are realistic and believable and they made it look easy. The memory of their love stays with you long read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Carole Lombard.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 10, 2013

Considered by many to be the prototype for the icy blondes in Alfred Hitchcock's films. read more

'The New Movie Magazine,' July 1935: I dated Carole Lombard, and spent only...

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on Jun 30, 2013

Well, at least that's what I would have titled the following story. A lucky guy gets a chance to date Carole Lombard...something that for millions of American men in 1935 would have been akin to hitting the jackpot. Isn't that the angle?Not for the overwhelmingly feminine readership of The New Movie read more
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