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Series | The Thin Man

Since its first installment in 1934 and in the eighty years since, The Thin Man series has stood apart from other film series and franchises. Its six films always delivered a “twist” mystery and the wonderful chemistry between stars William Powell and Myrna Loy. 2,761 more words

Myrna Loy

Past Imperfect - #529

Myrna: “Although part of me, especially my hand, is desperately yearning for what you have to offer, another part of me is convinced that I should alert the proper authorities.” 343 more words

Humor

The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

This lively biopic depicts the rise of Florenz Ziegfeld (William Powell), a theater producer who became renowned during the 1920s for his lavish stage productions. 109 more words

Men in White (1934)

  • Here’s the summary of this movie, as provided by my TV’s show listing:

“A doctor committed to the art of healing begins an affair with a passionate and kind-hearted nurse despite being engaged to a social-climbing woman.” 1,266 more words

1930s

Flashback MMM: The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

This weekend Showtime debuts “Becoming Cary Grant,” a documentary about the great actor’s life and career. Watch the trailer and you’ll see that it’s about identity, with the grown man working hard to keep up the image of someone that didn’t quite match who he felt he really was but felt pressure to maintain. 725 more words

Flashback Friday

Photoplay July-Oct. 1937

  • Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Jeanette MacDonald, Claudette Colbert, Myrna Loy, Joan Crawford.
Photoplay

The End (1978)

Star Burt Reynolds has directed five theatrical films, this one was his second.  The concept is an interesting twist on the whole “death with Dignity” movement, and in light of the laws passed in several states in the last few years, it might be seen as politically incorrect. 828 more words