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Pre-Code Crazy: Red Headed Woman (1932)

Red-Headed Woman is one of my very favorite pre-Codes, starring one of my very favorite actresses, Jean Harlow.

So why haven’t I devoted a post to this film before now? 1,099 more words

Pre-code

BREXIT

Being an indigenous person I am an advocate for sovereignty, and that includes the sovereignty of a nation like Britain – the below is a copy paste of a comment made in the link that accompanies this blog. 573 more words

Evelyn Prentice (1934)

The Thin Woman

***This Review Contains Spoilers***

Movies like Evelyn Prentice give me one of the greatest satisfactions I get from watching films; discovering an obscurity from an actor’s filmography which I end up considering to be one of their finest films. 494 more words

Movie Reviews

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Victor McLaglen, actor (1886-1959)

Ray Collins, actor (1889-1965)
Una Merkel, actress (1903-1986)
Hermes Pan, dancer & choreographer (1909-1990)
Dorothy Lamour, actress & singer (1914-1996)
Reginald Rose, writer (1920-2002) 20 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

The Kentuckian (1955) Burt Lancaster in the Fifties

Like many stars experiencing their peak years at the box-office, Burt Lancaster felt the need to get behind the camera and direct himself. He chose to do so in the comfortable surroundings of an outdoor adventure and wisely hired a solid cast of character players to surround himself with. 648 more words

1950's

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Movie Challenge..... Bombshell (1933)

Back to a pre-code assignment from blogger pal Kristina over at the Speakeasy. It’s time for our monthly challenge when we give each other a title we haven’t yet seen to help broaden our movie going experiences. 939 more words

1930's

Evelyn Prentice (1934)

This one isn’t funny… but then it isn’t supposed to be. Of the first four Powell-Loy films, three of them were not comedies.Evelyn Prentice is a melodrama. 447 more words

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