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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Aaaand we’re back! With a movie that I can happily admit that I love. The 1938 adaptation of the Robin Hood legend is a favorite of mine, second only to Disney’s delightful version with singing foxes.  336 more words

Film Reviews

A Fitting at Dior as recalled by Olivia de Havilland

Following my post on Nancy Mitford’s fashion, I have transcribed Olivia de Havilland’s memories of French fashion and a fitting at Christian Dior in the mid 1950s, the same time when Nancy was a loyal customer. 541 more words

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The Light in the Piazza

OK, honestly, how do I find these potboilers? Here we are in Florence Italy with a mother daughter duo portrayed by Olivia de Haviland ( with some serious eyebrows) and the ingenue, Yvette Mimieux, before her almost famous career. 353 more words

Movie Nite

Olivia de Havilland & Nancy Mitford's 'The Blessing'

I remember that during my first weeks as a newly engaged, newly resident of Paris, I received from a malevolent Irishman a copy of Nancy Mitford’s… 438 more words

REVIEW: "The Heiress"

At times William Wyler’s “The Heiress” comes across as an extravagant stage production. That makes sense since it was adapted from the popular 1947 Broadway play. 562 more words


Stage to Screen Blogathon: The Heiress (1949)

This post is part of the Stage to Screen Blogathon, hosted by Rachel’s Theatre Reviews and The Rosebud Cinema.

The 1949 film The Heiress is an adaptation of the 1947 play of the same name by Augustus and Ruth Goetz, which in turn is an adaptation of the 1880 novella Washington Square by Henry James. 1,548 more words


'Gone With the Wind': Photos From the Set of a Hollywood Epic, 75 Years Later

As the greatest Hollywood Civil War epic of them all approaches its 75th birthday, now is as good a time as any to take a look back at the movie that Roger Ebert, in his… 111 more words

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