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Dialogue Don'ts

Another misstep that can jolt readers from suspension of disbelief occurs when a character’s dialogue sounds phony, contrived, or inconsistent.

Developing an ear for dialogue takes practice. 1,097 more words

classic for a reason -- "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer"

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, 1947, RKO Radio Pictures. Starring Myrna Loy, Cary Grant, Shirley Temple. Directed by Irving Reis. B&W, 95 minutes

A delightful movie with an all-star cast, … 446 more words

Classic Movies

Friday Foto Follies: Myrna Loy's Hats

Pickford & Fairbanks, Laurel & Hardy, Fred & Ginger, Abbott & Costello, Hope & Crosby, Tracy & Hepburn, Gable & Lombard and…

Myrna Loy & Hats – the subject of today’s… 31 more words


Film Spotlight: From the Terrace (1960)

Two years after they were married, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward starred in From the Terrace (1960), a romantic drama about the throes of marriage and the sacrifice of happiness for money and prestige. 499 more words


Stamboul Quest (1934)

Here’s a film I had no idea about. For most of the films on my list, and the few new ones I’m discovering along the way, I have a fair idea what the basic premise of the film is. 703 more words

TCM Discoveries Blogathon: The Thin Man series

I’ve lost count of the number of favorite films I’ve discovered through Turner Classic Movies, the beloved TV network known as TCM, for short. I credit the network with introducing me to practically all of my favorite stars — Cary Grant, Barbara Stanwyck, Fred and Ginger, Myrna Loy. 646 more words


So you want to wear 1930s clothing?

We’re starting a fun new project – creating a mini-wardrobe for a woman who is a docent at a local historical site, Hearst Castle. 523 more words