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Joan Fontaine's Multi-Million-Dollar Legacy of Kindness to Animals

Joan Fontaine’s talent and beauty are legendary. But her kindness and grace, like the lady herself, were in a quieter key. She would take the time write back to every fan and honor any request she could, making all she wrote to feel as if they alone had captured her attention. 153 more words

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Joan Fontaine, actress (1917-2013)

Joseph Welch, actor (1890-1960)
William Perlberg, producer (1900-1968)
Curly Howard, comedian & actor (1903-1952)
Constance Bennett, actress (1904-1965)
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JOAN FONTAINE - a class act

I don’t know whether she and her sister Olivia de Havilland ever made up but I’d like to think they did because they were both supremely talented actresses. 136 more words

The Bigamist

I recently streamed a movie through Kentucky Libraries Unbound.  It was a classic movie called The Bigamist (1953).  The movie stars Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino, and Edmond O’Brien.   591 more words


Cat's in the Bag

THE WITCHES (1966) predates ROSEMARY’S BABY but isn’t as good — but it really does play many of the same tricks, with the audience meant to be unsure if Joan Fontaine is crazy or if the charming English village really is swarming with diabolists. 426 more words



A hundred years ago this week, a miracle happened!!

On September 10, 1915, Edmond O’Brien was born…

In 1953’s The Bigamist, he scrambles up and down the California coast, shuttling between two wives. 472 more words

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