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Examining Harlow: Libeled Lady

Our examination of Jean Harlow’s career continues today with a look at her 1936 comedy, Libeled Lady. The immediate Post-Code feature feels like a drastic departure from Harlow’s previous and highly structured studio established star persona. 771 more words

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Shamedown #4: Too Hot To Handle

Presenting another Shamedown. And another Clark Gable movie. He’s getting a lot of exposure this year on Taking Up Room. And in case you missed it before, the whole story of how this got started can be found at  1,137 more words


Prizefighter and the Lady

Myrna Loy, Max Baer, Walter Huston and Vince Barnett in a publicity photo for Prizefighter and the Lady (1933), another Hawks film for which he only directed the first few scenes.  21 more words

Prizefighter And The Lady, The

Prizefighter and the Lady

The back of this publicity still reads

MAX BAER….the screen’s newest romantic lover, and his leading lady, Myrna Loy, as they appear in Max’s film debut, “The Prizefighter and the Lady,” now in production at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. 17 more words

Prizefighter And The Lady, The

Dinner With Nick and Nora

Movie Night!

Didja ever play the mental game of planning the guest list for an ideal imaginary dinner party? I do it all the time. Most of the time I include Nick and Nora Charles from THE THIN MAN. 164 more words


Favorite Comedies: The 30's

The 1930’s brought sound movies to the forefront. Along with it came the fast talking world of screwball comedies, the best of the Marx Brothers and much more. 443 more words

5 best moments from Columbo Etude in Black

Airing on September 17, 1972, Etude in Black, the first episode of Columbo’s second season, was ‘event television’ in the truest sense.

A big-budget affair with… 780 more words