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Nick and Nora Charles

There have been many memorable screen partnerships over the years: Tracy and Hepburn, Hope and Crosby, Astaire and Rogers etc, but none have come close to William Powell and Myrna Loy. 246 more words


Outcast (1923)

Here begins my first look at one of William Powell’s lost pictures, Outcast, released in December 1922. This was Bill’s third movie, billed seventh. As you can see below all that’s left of this movie are lobby cards and reviews from newspaper, trade and fan magazines. 278 more words

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While it may appear at first glance to be a musical, The Great Ziegfeld is in fact an even more staid genre that the Academy loves: a biopic. 1,503 more words


Past Imperfect - #496

William: “Did you hear that sound?”

Jean: “Indeed, I did. It seems to be coming from the White House over there.”

William: “Yes, an implosion of sorts. 518 more words


The Thin Man, They Never Got Near My Tabloids

The Thin Man is a 1934 film, directed by WS Van Dyke, based on the detective book by Dashiell Hammett by the same name. The movie is centred around Nick Charles, played by William Powell, a retired private detective and his wife, Nora, played by Myrna Loy. 257 more words


Happy Birthday Ronald Colman!

Today is Ronald Colman’s 125th birthday! And to celebrate this milestone achievement I wanted to take a look at the gentleman who was one of William Powell’s closest friends. 1,152 more words

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Top 5 Classic Hollywood Actors You Should Know

These are the men that defined Classic Hollywood and held roles in some of the most popular and influential films. Here you’ll get classy, debonair, rugged, wholesome and manly. 474 more words

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