Colleen Overview:

Colleen (1936) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by Alfred E. Green and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Jack L. Warner.


Rarely-seen musical concerning an eccentric man who buys a dress shop and then falls for the woman he puts in charge of the shop. Terrific stars from Depression-era musical comedy.

(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion).


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Colleen and Keswick await Austin After Dark

By carole_and_co on Sep 6, 2019 From Carole & Co.

Carole Lombard never wrote a screenplay, but if she had, she could've consulted with such heavyweights as Oscar-winner Robert Riskin, whom she dated for some time in the mid-1930s. Many writers at the time used Lombard as a sounding board, respecting her innate feel for what makes a good script. Ris... Read full article

A haiku for Carole (and Colleen)

By carole_and_co on Jun 25, 2019 From Carole & Co.

What does the very real Carole Lombard have in common with the fictional Colleen Cossitt? Both are obliquely referenced in a recent haiku. It happened as part of the recent inaugural Rom Com Fest.Before explaining further, some reflections on the event -- it was well run and a good time was had by a... Read full article

Classic Movie Travels: Colleen Moore?s Fairy Castle

By Annmarie Gatti on Jul 29, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Colleen Moore?s Fairy Castle One of the most memorable flappers of the 1920s was actress Colleen Moore. In fact, beloved writer?F. Scott Fitzgerald?once wrote: “I was the spark that lit up?Flaming Youth,?Colleen Moore was the torch. What little things we are to have caused all that trouble.... Read full article

Irish Film Studies: The Colleen Bawn

By Virginie Pronovost on Mar 29, 2017 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

This semester, I’m attending a course on Irish cinema. Each week, we are expected to write a blog-like journal about the film we watched in class and/or our class discussion about the film. I’ve decided to include those entries to my blog, so it would be more agreeable to read than a Wor... Read full article

Colleen Moore's Fairy Tale Dollhouse

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 11, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Effervescent silent screen actress Colleen Moore, star of Flaming Youth ( 1923 ) and The Perfect Flapper ( 1924 ), had a lifelong love for dollhouses and miniatures which led her to create the "Fairy Castle". Based on a design by her father and painstakingly built by more than one hundred talented... Read full article

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The running time at a press preview was 100 minutes, but it was cut to 89 minutes before release.
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Also directed by Alfred E. Green

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Also produced by Hal B. Wallis

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Also released in 1936

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