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Hollywood Character Arcs ~ The Heiress

Olivia de Havilland

Mic-dropping over how dazzling Olivia de Havilland’s portrayal is of Catherine Sloper in The Heiress is too easy, not because there’s no “there” there, but because the part is so well-scripted, -directed, and -acted, it—and de Havilland’s Academy Award®; Golden Globe Award®; and New York Film Critics Circle Award® for Best Actress for the role—speaks for itself. 2,084 more words

Hollywood Character Arcs

Review: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

As a young boy, no hero was greater in my mind’s eye than Robin Hood and only Star Wars held a more honored spot in my childhood imagination. 670 more words


The Irish in Us (1935)

Ma O’Hara (Mary Gordon) is the proud mother of three sons, equally proud of them all though one is less accomplished than the others. Mike (Frank McHugh) is a fireman, Pat (Pat O’Brien) is a policeman… and Danny (James Cagney) has big dreams of being a fight promoter, but hasn’t seen much success. 473 more words


Retro Review: Every French Man Has One by Olivia de Havilland

“In France it’s assumed that if you’re a woman you are sexy, and you don’t have to put a dress on to prove it, too.” … 508 more words


Um rosto cinéfilo: Joan Fontaine

JOAN FONTAINE (1917-2013)

A grande actriz de Rebecca (1940) e Suspicion (1941), desaparecida em 15 de Dezembro de 2013.

Foto publicada em separata na revista juvenil Flecha nº 4, de 18/11/1954. 88 more words


Film Review: Captain Blood (1935)

Release Date: December 28th, 1935 (USA)
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Written by: Casey Robinson
Based on: Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini
Music by: Erich Wolfgang Korngold… 365 more words


Past Imperfect - #469

Bette, left: “What did you just say?”

Olivia, right: “I said that I love you as a sister but I can’t fully support you leaving the house looking like that.” 227 more words