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My Favorite Wife

My Favorite Wife, 1940, RKO Radio Pictures. Starring Cary Grant, Irene Dunne. Directed by Garson Kanin. B&W, 88 minutes.

Nick Arden (Cary Grant) has been grieving the loss of his wife, Ellen (Irene Dunne), believed dead in a plane crash, for seven years. 377 more words

Classic Films

My Man Godfrey (1936)

My Man Godfrey, 1936, Universal Pictures. Starring William Powell, Carole Lombard. Directed by Gregory La Cava. B&W (Colorized version also available) 94 minutes

A scattered young woman discovers a surprisingly sophisticated hobo and hires him as the butler for her wealthy family, and he in turn shines a sometimes unwelcome light on their chaotic, misguided lifestyle. 515 more words

Classic Movies

Love Crazy (1941)

Where have you been all my life? I love this film! William Powell is a genius. His many faces. They’re geniuses, too. Myrna Loy – she’s a genius. 226 more words


Stage Door (1937)

Everyone has their ups and downs. Katharine Hepburn had plenty of both. In Stage Door she plays an aspiring actress who’s stubborn, forthright, opinionated and can’t act… and she’s absolutely brilliant. 523 more words


My Man Godfrey

During an upper class social event, a scavenger hunt breaks out, with one of the required items being a forgotten man, meaning a man forgotten by society, such as the homeless men living down by the river, in a dump area slowly being filled in for renovation. 533 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Gail Patrick, actress (1911-1980)

Lillian Hellman, playwright, screenwriter (1905-1984)
Errol Flynn, actor (1909-1959)
Audie Murphy, soldier & actor (1925-1971)
Martin Landau, actor (1928- )
Wendy Craig, actress (1934- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Gail Patrick Jackson, High Priestess

In honor of what would have been Gail Patrick’s 104th birthday, I want to talk a little bit about why she’s long been one of my personal heroes. 443 more words