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Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: True Confession (1937)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 29, 2013

(Image: movies.io) During my week of illness in March, my mom snagged me a copy of “Carole Lombard – The Glamour Collection” DVD set from the library. Throughout this month I’ve been sharing reviews of all of the films in the set. This is the final review in the series! **THE read more

Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: The Princess Comes Across (1936)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 23, 2013

Throughout the month I’ve been reviewing films from Carole Lombard – The Glamour Collection DVD set. This is the fifth of six films in the set. An American woman (Carole Lombard) masquerading as a Swedish princess with Hollywood hopes boards an ocean liner, fooling everyone on board into read more

Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: Love Before Breakfast (1936)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 19, 2013

Kay Colby (Carole Lombard) is a rich New Yorker torn between two men. Bill Wadsworth (Cesar Romero) is Kay’s fiance, but Scott Miller (Preston Foster) also has a thing for her. (Image: vargklo.com) In order to eliminate the competition, Scott decides to buy out the company that Bill works for read more

'Hollywood,' January 1937: Carole Lombard betrays herself

Carole & Co. Posted by vp19 on May 15, 2013

Yes, the title sounds ominous -- might it have something to do with Carole Lombard's out-of-character prickliness with the press pertaining to matters Clark Gable? -- but actually, this is a positive piece regarding Lombard's personality, coming off her critical and popular triumph in "My Man Godfre read more

Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: Man of the World (1931)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 13, 2013

(Image: c1n3.org) Jimmie Powers (William Powell) was once a reporter with a budding career, but after a scandal he found himself unable to find work in the United States. Now living in Paris, Jimmie goes by “Michael Trevor” and runs a sleazy newspaper, writing about the wealthy American read more

Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: We’re Not Dressing (1934)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 8, 2013

Doris Worthington (Carole Lombard) is a beautiful, wealthy woman traveling through the Pacific on a yacht. When there’s an accident and the yacht sinks, Doris manages to make her way to an island closeby with the help of Stephen Jones (Bing Crosby). Stephen is a sailor and a singer, and luckil read more

Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: Hands Across the Table (1935)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on May 3, 2013

Throughout the month of May I’ll be sharing reviews of the films featured in the Carole Lombard Glamour collection DVD set. This is the first review in the series. Regi Allen (Carole Lombard) is a hotel manicurist with dreams of finding a rich husband so she can finally get out of the poverty read more

Carole Lombard...the day after

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 8, 2013

 After her victory over Bette Davis on Sunday to claim the crown for Favorite Classic Movie Actress of 2013, Carole Lombard was as giddy as a schoolgirl. Congratulations Carole! read more

It's official...Carole Lombard captures the crown for Favorite Classic Movie Actress of 2013

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 7, 2013

A triumphant Carole!!!!! The third time proved to be the charm for Carole as she claimed the Favorite Classic Movie Actress crown for 2013 after two previous tries came up just a little short. She defeated Bette Davis 65-28 in the final match to add her name to the list of Classic Movie Actr read more

Championship match Day 3 update: Carole Lombard is in control

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 5, 2013

Day 3 finds Carole Lombard increasing her lead over Bette Davis in the 2013 Favorite Classic Movie Actress Tourney. As of 8 pm EST, Lombard leads Davis by the count of 51-22. Today's votes so far were 11 for Carole and 6 for Bette. Looks like Bette can't make up any ground at all..not even on her b read more

Bette Davis vs Carole Lombard for the title

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 2, 2013

You couldn't have asked for a better championship match to decide the favorite classic movie actress for 2013. After years of higher seeds such as 10th seed Irene Dunne and 7th seed Ginger Rogers winning the coveted title against a 4th seed Vivien Leigh and top seed Natalie Wood, this is the first read more

Bette Davis and Carole Lombard take care of business

All Good Things Posted by monty on Apr 1, 2013

In the two semi-final matches, it was Bette Davis and Carole Lombard who were triumphant, setting up a killer final match. Davis downed tourney newcomer Diana Rigg 48-15, thus ending Rigg's Cinderella run. But the one-time Avenger and former Mrs. Bond enjoyed a 5-1 record in her maiden tourney. Not read more

Day 2 of the Final Four has Bette Davis and Carole Lombard in complete control

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 31, 2013

The two matches in the final four of the favorite classic movie actress tourney have shaped up to be blow-outs. Top seeds Bette Davis and Carole Lombard are having very little trouble in their matches. Bette leads Diana Rigg 32-9 while Carole leads Doris Day 31-9 as of 8 pm EST. There is one more d read more

The third time's the charm as Carole Lombard is headed to the Final Four...

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 27, 2013

After two consecutive years of heart-breaking losses in the 30's era final match, Carole Lombard finally broke that streak with a win over Barbara Stanwyck 36-27. She previously had lost to Irene Dunne in 2011 and Ginger Rogers in 2012, who both coincidentally went on to win the Favorite Class read more

This movie is part of the Carole Lombard Glamour DVD Collection: Man of the World (1931).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 21, 2013

Man of the World (1931). Directed by Richard Wallace. Cast: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Wynne Gibson, Lawrence Gray. This was the first of three movies that Powell and Lombard made together. They met on the set and married the same year the movie was released. Michael Trevor, began his read more

Pawsome Pet Picture: Carole Lombard.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Mar 20, 2013

Personal Quote:  "An at-home costume or hostess gown is absolutely essential for the woman who entertains, and for two reasons. First, this type of costume is extremely flattering, and that does wonders for any woman's poise, and secondly, it eliminates the possibility of appearing overdre read more

Carole Lombard and Myrna Loy are at it again....

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 17, 2013

For the third year in a row, Carole Lombard and Myrna Loy are facing each other in a match in the 30's bracket of the favorite classic movie actress tourney. It's become old hat for these two ladies and I got a chance to sit down with them both to talk about it. Me: Good afternoon ladies. So gl read more

Clark Gable and Carole Lombard at home with their Siamese kittens.

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Feb 22, 2013

  Clark Gable and Carole Lombard at home with their Siamese kittens. • Posted by Art • Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 5:36 pm • (0) Comment Carole Lombard   C read more

Love Hollywood Style: Carole Lombard.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Feb 4, 2013

In October 1930, Lombard met William Powell. They had worked together in the films: Man of the World and Ladies' Man. Unlike many of Lombard's other suitors, Powell was sophisticated. He loved her humor and charm. They married on June 26, 1931. Lombard commented to fan magazines that she did no read more

DVD Review: CAROLE LOMBARD IN THE THIRTIES

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Jan 20, 2013

The latest home video release from the Turner Classic Movies Vault Collection is CAROLE LOMBARD IN THE THIRTIES, a set of three films that the actress starred in for Columbia Pictures. None of the films could be called a true classic--in fact, most people may not have even heard of them--but it's ni read more
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