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Past Imperfect - #550

Nora: “Darling, must we really do this?”

Nick: “I have no idea what you’re talking about.”

Nora: “Of course you have an idea. You have an odd-looking piece of artillery positioned precisely above your crotch. 968 more words

Humor

Past Imperfect - #493

William: “Darling, could you explain to me why you’re doing what you’re doing?”

Jean: “We’ve already discussed this, poodle. I’m practicing to be a brain surgeon.” 155 more words

Humor

The Anarchists Cook Book Review - Chapter One: Drugs

When I was growing up, I remember hearing stories of a book that contained information so dangerous and controversial that to own a copy, even an electronic one, could get you in trouble with the authorities. 1,193 more words

Blog

I Love You Again

I Love You Again, 1940, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy. Directed by W. S. Van Dyke. B&W, 99 minutes.

Staid teetolar Larry Wilson (William Powell), known for his “usual” of ginger ale and grape juice, has taken a blow to the head while trying to rescue a drunk who has fallen overboard. 370 more words

Classic Films

Paid to Love

William Powell as Prince Eric in an original lobby card for Paid to Love (1927).  William’s co-star in The Thin Man series, Myrna Loy, was also seen in a Howard Hawks silent film.  12 more words

Lobby Cards

My Man Godfrey (1936)

Everyone says that their family is some degree of crazy. Forgotten man turned butler Godfrey might say otherwise about the Bullock family. One of many screwball comedies to come out of the Golden Age, can Gregory La Cava’s 1936 entry make its mark? 529 more words

Comedy

My Man Godfrey (1936)

My Man Godfrey is a Screwball comedy of sorts. It stars the great William Powell in the title role. “Saved” from the streets by socialite Irene Bullock, this homeless man and seeming victim of the Great Depression is more than meets the eye. 405 more words

Hollywood Classics