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Going Hollywood (1933)

  • Marion Davies is a French teacher, but she doesn’t really want to be & gets easily distracted by life & wanting to live it to the fullest.
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Day of the Cubs

Exactly one month ago, on October 2, Brad and I wandered into the Marion Davies beach house in Santa Monica. One of my favorite things about L.A. 500 more words

Just My Thoughts

Photoplay Jan.-Apr. 1929

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Madge Bellamy, Estelle Taylor, Marion Davies, and “It Girl” Clara Bow.


Photoplay May-Aug. 1928

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): blondes Greta Garbo, Marion  Davies, Ruth Taylor–and brunette Billie Dove.
  • Garbo and John Gilbert (who “Writes His Own Story” in the June issue) had just appeared together in “Love”, a 1927 film adaptation of Anna Karenina.
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Early Kern V: OH, BOY! (1917)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our series on the early musical theatre works of Jerome Kern, the brilliant composer whose complete scores from 1920 onward have been highlighted here over the past three years. 1,132 more words


Photoplay July-Oct. 1926: A New Look

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance:) Dorothy Mackaill, Doris Kenyon, Marion Davies, Alice Joyce.
  • As you can see, Photoplay’s cover now includes the head and torso of the subject.
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Top 10 Reasons Historical Fiction beats History #Bookreview: Wrath of a Righteous Man #WWI

Top ten reasons why historical fiction is better than history:

  • #10: There is no history in the real world.  (Be honest: has knowing or not knowing the date of the Peloponnesian Wars had the slightest impact on your daily life?)
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