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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.” 259 more words


Gone with the Wind (1939)

When it’s on: Sunday, 24 December (9.00 am)
Channel: Channel 5
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Gone with the Wind is a film lover’s film. There’s much about it that’s flawed and certainly a very great deal of material that appears woefully out of date. 2,192 more words

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How would the amateur cracksman fare under the stricter enforcement of the Production Code ushered in by Joseph Breen? The Code had been in existence well before 1934, but that year the office was taken over by Breen amid an atmosphere of increased scrutiny by and pressure from moral watchdogs who wanted to put a damper on the sex and violence rampant in horror and gangster films (the box office returns expose that, as usual, the professed outrage of society did not necessarily align with their movie-going habits). 1,410 more words


Yet Another Olivia de Havilland Trial Update

Dear readers, if it feels like I’m posting frequent de Havilland trial updates, you are quite correct. Such is the nature of a court case, even before it begins. 331 more words

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Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (Aldrich, 1964)

Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte was supposed to be the second Bette Davis/Joan Crawford headliner after 1962’s What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, with the roles reversed and Davis playing the victim to Crawford’s scheming villain. 227 more words

Photoplay May-Aug. 1944

  • Cover girls: May – Hedy Lamarr; June – Olivia deHavilland; August – Betty Hutton.
  • Patriotic subjects dominated many magazines cover-dated July 1944; Photoplay’s July issue featured a war bond.
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