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Happy Birthday Marion Davies (January 3, 1897)

I have been living with Marion Davies as a subject since November of 2013.

When you write a biography, your subject stays with you 24/7, informing your interpretations of the world and of the things you see and hear.  475 more words

Lara Gabrielle Fowler

Trailblazing Women to be Highlighted on Turner Classic Movies in October

For the second year in a row, Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to significant contributions to the film industry by women, through their Trailblazing Women series in partnership with Women in Film. 904 more words

Lara Gabrielle Fowler

SHE DID IT ALL HERSELF: 100 Years of Olivia de Havilland

100 years ago today, Olivia de Havilland was born.

5 years ago this past March (and in the very wee infancy of this blog), I was studying abroad in Paris and heard that the great Olivia de Havilland would be introducing a movie she had recently narrated, a documentary about Alzheimer’s called… 2,149 more words

Lara Gabrielle Fowler