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The Miriam Hopkins Blogathon: These Three and The Children's Hour - The Adaptation of Miriam Hopkins


One thing I must fully acknowledge before beginning was that prior to signing up for this Blogathon Miriam Hopkins was not a name I could connect to a face. 1,765 more words

My Classic Movie Pick: Colorado Territory

Joel McCrea was one of my grandma’s favorite actors.  She told me that years ago when I was probably 12 or 13 years old.  At age 12 or 13, I had no idea who Joel McCrea was, but when I began to watch classic movies in my high school days, I did find out who he was.   1,659 more words


Happy Birthday, Randolph Scott.

George Randolph Scott
(January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987)

This post kicks off The Blogathon For Randolph Scott, January 23-25.

Randolph Scott is my favorite actor, hands down — an opinion that seems to be shared by many who read this blog on an ongoing basis. 366 more words

Randolph Scott

SPOTLIGHT: Flaming Pre-Code Francis (III)

Welcome to a new Film Friday and the continuation of our spotlight series on the Pre-Code work of the unjustly under-praised Kay Francis (1905-1968), one of the most popular Warner Brothers stars of the 1930s. 1,010 more words


Movie Monday* 01.05.15 - You had me at 'Jean Arthur'.

THE MORE THE MERRIER (NR, 104 min., Columbia Pictures, Mar 26, 1943)

My friend — and one of my favorite actors — Chris Ellis, says “The almost kiss scene in The More The Merrier is the sexiest scene in cinema.” I can’t argue with that. 302 more words


Naked Constance Bennett Destroys Editing

THE COMMON LAW is an RKO-Pathe pre-code featuring a skinny, tousled, painfully young Joel McCrea (whose acting, however, is exactly as it would remain, which is to say, just great) as a painter in a Paris garret and a young, skinny, non-tousled Constance Bennett as his life model. 356 more words