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The Richest Girl in the World (1934) - reviewed by George

Miriam Hopkins’s billing here is 100% alone above, so it’s a surprise when Dorothy Hunter, the richest girl etc., turns up at a board meeting and it’s third-billed Fay Wray! 454 more words


November 4 & 5: Happy Birthday Sean Combs and Joel McCrea

Sean Combs, known by a variety of performing names throughout his career, is turning 48 today.  He dropped out of Howard University at the end of the 1980s and began working as an intern at Uptown Records.  1,071 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

The More the Merrier

The More the Merrier, 1943, Columbia Pictures. Starring Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn. Directed by George Stevens. B&W, 104 minutes.

An improbable housing situation combines with instant attraction in this tale of an exacting young woman whose future is securely in place…until she does her patriotic duty. 429 more words

Classic Films

Our Visit to the Joel and Frances McCrea Ranch

It’s become tradition. Every year we visit historic classic movie-related sites when we venture into Los Angeles prior to the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival… 1,100 more words

Classic Movies

Strange Bedfellows

Mr. Breen, I presume…

The thing that people talk about when it comes to the American home front during World War Two, besides rationing, war jobs, and scrap drives, is how crowded the cities were. 1,607 more words


Chance at Heaven (1933)

Blacky Gorman (Joel McCrea) and Marje Harris (Ginger Rogers) are young and in love. They’ve been casually dating for a couple of years, and Blacky is finally ready to propose, having found success as a gas station owner. 503 more words


7 Oct 1971 - Little Known Fact

Veteran actor of yesteryear Joel McCrea ambition to succeed on the screen dates back to the  time Rudolph Valentino engaged Joel to teach him the finer points of horseback riding. 106 more words