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Double Indemnity costume notes: Edith Head creates an atypical femme fatale

Although fairly indecisive, if forced to choose my all-time favourite movie it’s likely that Double Indemnity would be a strong contender. Billy Wilder’s noir introduced me to the classic film genre and it’s still a thrill to watch – every time I do, I discover something new. 1,702 more words


My ten great movies #6: Vertigo

Like many great works of art, Vertigo lingers in the imagination—perhaps more than any other movie I’ve ever seen—because it oscillates so nervously between its surface pleasures and its darkest depths. 357 more words


FQF: May 15th

“You can have anything you want. If you dress for it.”

-Edith Head

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Fashion Quote Friday

Fashion Month! 'Letty Lynton' (1932)

Letty Lynton is a film that was long thought to be lost to the public. In 1938, it was sadly sued for copyright infringement and was consequently pulled from circulation but the film has survived in various forms in terrible condition and no attempts have yet been made to restore it. 649 more words

Classic Hollywood

Olly Olly Oxen Free (1978)

For the second year I am joining in on the Katharine Hepburn birthday celebrations kindly put on by Margaret Perry once again. Last year I tackled one of my favorite titles that she appeared in, … 595 more words

Daily Take

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Movie Challenge.... Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

Joining me once again in our monthly challenge is Kristina of Speakeasy. It’s when we assign each other a film that the other has yet to see. 824 more words

Mad Movie Challenge