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The Contagious Dynamism of Carole Lombard in My Man Godfrey

Last January 16 marked the 75th anniversary of Carole Lombard’s passing. This luminous actress tragically lost her life at the young age of 33 in a plane crash. 1,078 more words

The Princess Comes Across


TODAY i talk about The Princess Comes Across with a review that honors  Carole Lombard for the Carole Lombard: The Profane Angel Blogathon hosted by my good friend  462 more words

Classic Movie Reviews

Pillow to Post (1945)

Jean Howard (Ida Lupino) is heiress to the Howard Oil Supply Company. With so many of the country’s men headed to fight in the war, Howard Oil Supply is in trouble — not due to lack of sales, but lack of salesmen! 423 more words


You Can't Take It With You

You Can’t Take It With You, 1938, Columbia Pictures. Starring Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold. Directed by Frank Capra. B&W, 126 minutes. 560 more words

Classic Films

Movie Review - "The Major and the Minor" (1942)

Recently, I’ve done a bit of research on screwball comedies, in particular how to tell the difference between a screwball comedy and a romantic comedy and why screwballs died out. 728 more words


When Cary Grant Became Invisible... Topper (1937)

Cary Grant is one of those actors that everybody loves or, at least, likes. There is so much about him that can easily charm us and makes him become a favourite. 1,075 more words

[Free eBook] Adios Muchachos by Daniel Chavarría [Award-Winning Latin American Literary Crime Comedy]

Adios Muchachos by Cuba-resident Uruguayan author Daniel Chavarría is his award-winning comedic literary mystery novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books, who are generously running a holiday advent calendar promotion. 465 more words