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GARBO TALKS

 

As successful as Greta Garbo’s pre-talkie films were in the states, they were even more popular in Europe where sound was not a barrier. Louis B. 2,486 more words

Film Reviews

When John Barrymore was on his deathbed in 1942, he received a wire from W.C. Fields.

 

When John Barrymore was on his deathbed in 1942, he received a wire from W.C. Fields.

It said YOU CAN’T DO THIS TO ME.

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Hands Across the Table (1935) Carole Lombard Day 2 of 5

A very suitable title to this Carole Lombard film where she stars as a manicurist. She’s out to hook a millionaire and live a life of luxury. 524 more words

Daily Take

Twentieth Century (1934) Carole Lombard Day 1 of 5

“The diamond was there. I merely supplied a little polish.”

So says John Barrymore to Carole Lombard in this riot of a comedy from writers Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur with the legendary Howard Hawks directing. 461 more words

Daily Take

Watching Silent Films

I have recently become interested in silent movies, though it took some doing. It is the unintentional and undirected work of a lifetime. I used to watch quite a few as a small child, mostly Charlie Chaplin shorts that my Dad would bring home from the library. 1,053 more words

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