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Marie's Reading: "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day" by Winifred Watson

A charming book with a delightful main character!  This screwball comedy from the 1930’s follows Miss Pettigrew as she’s swept up into the world of Delysia LaFosse, a nightclub singer. 323 more words

Book Reviews

My Man Godfrey (1936)

My Man Godfrey, 1936, Universal Pictures. Starring William Powell, Carole Lombard. Directed by Gregory La Cava. B&W (colorized version also available), 94 minutes.

Society elite Irene Bullock (Carole Lombard) and her sister Cornelia (Gail Patrick) are seeking a “forgotten man” as part of a scavenger hunt, and come upon Godfrey Smith (William Powell) living at a city dump. 472 more words

Classic Films

FILM PROGRAM: Preston Sturges; Classic Film Genius

I’m happy to announce I’ll be conducting a Film Program on the 1940s filmmaker *Preston Sturges at the Beaman Memorial Public Library in West Boylston, MA. 254 more words

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My Favorite Wife (1940)

In My Favorite Wife, Cary Grant plays successful lawyer Nick Arden, a man who is about to marry his second wife, Bianca (Gail Patrick). But first he has to have his first wife declared legally dead. 21 more words

Film Reviews

‘It Happened One Night’ (1934); The First Film To Win The Big Five At The Oscars

by Paul Batters

‘A film about the making of ‘It Happened One Night’ would have been much funnier than the picture itself’ Frank Capra, Director… 2,716 more words

How To Live Life Like You're In A Screwball Comedy

Escape the Mundane in Five Easy Steps.

So, your life has become slow and you don’t know how to get it to its former sharpness. You’ve come to see me because you’ve heard that I have an easy solution to your problem. 538 more words


Bringing Up Baby

MOVIE: Bringing Up Baby (1938) 

LENGTH: 102 minutes

GENRE: Screwball Comedy

WARNING: It’s very innocent, but it could bring back the memory of an annoying ex though. 634 more words

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