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Two Lovers: the love story of Carole Lombard and Russ Columbo by Beverly Adam. Hollywood 1933. Carole's friends. Part One.

Carole Lombard and Russ Columbo were called by the magazine gossip wags in 1934, “the most charming” couple in Hollywood. They each had an entourage of friends, family, and Hollywood notables who surrounded them. 628 more words

[Last Film I Watched] Twentieth Century (1934)

Title: Twentieth Century
Year: 1934
Country: USA
Language: English, German
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Howard Hawks
Ben Hecht
Charles MacArthur
based on the eponymous play of Charles Bruce Millholand… 432 more words

Film Review

Sherlock Holmes (1922)

So here is my first foray into feature length silent pictures! And actually Sherlock Holmes wasn’t a bad place to start because it was known as one of the ‘talkiest’ silents due to the sheer amount of verbose title cards. 513 more words

William Powell

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” ~ John Barrymore

Inspirational Quotes

John Barrymore

​A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. -John Barrymore


Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel, 1932, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Starring Greta Garbo, Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Joan Crawford. Directed by Edmund Goulding. B&W, 112 minutes.

Five diverse individuals, each battling his or her own demons, are staying at the Grand Hotel where their lives and stories intersect. 535 more words

Classic Films

The Night the Silent Stars Talked: The story of "The Big Broadcast of 1928"

It’s implied yet widely never truly acknowledge that the advent of sound in motion pictures was spurred on by the availability and popularity of radio broadcasting. 3,126 more words