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For the Defense

Lawyer William Powell is tough to beat in court until girlfriend Kay Francis gets into trouble. 


#TCM - Medaska's Pick of the Week

Hi all,

Hoping everyone everywhere is having an enjoyable summer.

My TCM pick for this week is William Dieterle‘s JEWEL ROBBERY released in 1932. It stars Kay Francis and William Powell, one of their many starring vehicles around that time period. 145 more words

Medaska's Mess

The Great Ziegfeld - Best Picture Winner; 1936

The Basics - The Great Ziegfeld (1936) – Director, Robert Z. Leonard; starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Louise Rainer; Run Time – 176 mins. – Biography, Drama, Musical -”This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.” 258 more words


The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett (the book and the movie)

If an accomplished writer of hard boiled mysteries, one who set the standard, wants to write a satire on the exact same subject, then who are we to say “No.” And so the author of the Maltese Falcon, the creator of Sam Spade, has also created his alter ego, the rich, classy Nick Charles, his wife Nora and little dog, Asta. 475 more words


Jean Harlow: The Ultimate Blonde

My love of cinema was started by my Nan. She is a big fan of Jean Harlow (like her mother was) and incidentally her birthday was on 3rd March and my is 1st March. 591 more words


Throwback Trailer: After the Thin Man (1936)

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora’s family.


The Girl From Missouri (1934)

Note: Jean Harlow was actually from Missouri.