A new picture starring Richard Barthelmess and Dorothy Gish should have been an easy sell to the cinema going public, but by all accounts The Beautiful City was a lacklustre affair, a melodrama that in the words of the Photoplay Magazine Review was in dire need of some ‘ 151 more words
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The Thin Man, 1934, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O’Sullivan. Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. B&W, 93 minutes.
Nick Charles (William Powell), a retired detective with a droll wit, is a man who’s happy now to live on his wife’s fortune and, well, drink a lot. 498 more words
There’s a key moment in My Man Godrey where the ditzy Irene Bullock (Carole Lombard) giddily announces to her mother, “Godfrey loves me. He put me in the shower!” Her mother’s response could best be described as one of indignance but it’s a barrel of laughs for the audience. 1,014 more words
Happy 2018, fellow classic film fans! I must admit that I’m still heartbroken over yesterday’s news of the passing of classic film star Peggy Cummins, but I’m determined to start the new year off right by discussing one of the most revered pairings to ever grace the silver screen: William Powell and Myrna Loy! 986 more words