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Day Nine of Noirvember: Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948)

Set in post-WWII London, Kiss the Blood Off My Hands stars Burt Lancaster as Bill Saunders, a luckless drifter whose existence continues to spiral downward when he accidentally kills a bartender in a local pub. 145 more words

Film Noir

Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1944

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Deanna Durbin, Greer Garson,  Joan Fontaine, Ginger Rogers.

Photoplay

Rebecca (1940)

“Last night I dream of Manderlay again…” The first words spoken in Alfred Hitchcock’s American debut conjure up a dreamworld that could only exist in the imagination, and yet it’s meant to exist. 888 more words

Drama

Inaugural blog post: Celebrating the life of Joan Fontaine on her 100th Birthday

I take the first steps on my blog journey by recounting an amazing day I had last week; a day that I believe sparked the flame for this writing venture. 1,152 more words

Inaugural blog post: Celebrating the life of Joan Fontaine on her 100th Birthday

It is with profound pride that I take the first steps on my blog journey recounting an amazing day I had last week; a day that I believe sparked the flame for this writing excursion. 1,152 more words

When a Narcissist Falls in Love

When Paula’s Cinema Club disses a movie, we pay attention.

So when she wrote a less-than-glowing review of The Constant Nymph (1943), we couldn’t wait to see this film. 733 more words

Drama

A Big Thanks to the Participants of the Joan Fontaine Centenary Blogathon!

As it is said in the title, I’m simply publishing this post to thanks all the participants of the Joan Fontaine Centenary Blogathon for their marvelous pieces about Joan Fontaine’s films and their love and admiration for her. 141 more words