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“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.”
– John Barrymore


A BILL OF DIVORCEMENT (1932) - Katharine Hepburn's film debut

The following is my entry in the 3rd Annual Great Katharine Hepburn Blogathon, being hosted May 12-14, 2016 by the blogger who is surely the biggest KH fan on the planet, MargaretPerry.org. 603 more words


TCM Festival 2016 ; The Movies Part 2

No fire alarms to speak of over the next two days worth of movies. Just plenty of friendly fans waiting in the lines and sitting in on a few conversations with the stars. 1,080 more words

Daily Take

A Barrymore Wedding.

Dolores Costello and John Barrymore on their wedding day – November 24th, 1928.


The Barrymore Triumvirate: Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Some years back I picked up a cocktail table book, The Romanov Family Album.  Filled with photographs, many of them taken by Czar Nicholas himself, it captured his wife and children in every day moments, engaging in simple family pursuits.  2,597 more words

1930s Film

Take Your Place At the Table: Dinner At Eight*

Dinner At Eight is a movie that sneaks up on you. I found myself taking an interest in the characters right away and yet the association between many of these players is oh so slowly established, at least for a pre-Code film. 2,096 more words

1930s Film