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Veronica Lake: Peek-a-Boo

Veronica Lake is one of the most iconic movie goddesses of the 1940’s. And leave it to several men to try and take credit for her trademark Peek-a-Boo hairstyle that made her instantly recognizable the world over. 682 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Mantan Moreland, actor & comedian (1902-1973)

Sally Benson, screenwriter & short story author (1897-1972)
Kitty Carlisle, singer & actress (1910-2007)
Alan Ladd, actor (1913-1964)
Mary Grace Canfield, actress (1924- ) 6 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

There are worse ways to spend a Sunday evening...

This Sunday evening provided some excellent back-to-back on TCM — prime viewing with their mini Alan Ladd fest: This Gun For Hire, and The Blue Dahlia… 21 more words

Film Noir

DVD Review: The Badlanders (1958).

Directed by Delmer Daves
Produced by Aaron Rosenberg
Screenplay by Richard Collins
From a novel by W.R. Burnett
Director Of Photography: John Seitz, ASC
Film Editors: William H. 464 more words

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Whispering Smith (1948) Review (101 Films)

Liverpool born director, the late Leslie Fenton (The Man from Dakota, Saigon) peered through the lens for this Alan Ladd lead western which melds railroad western with buddy-film in a way that is thoroughly enjoyable and allows the film, some 66 years after it was released, to remain relevant and interesting. 475 more words