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The Sunday Intertitle: Various Kinds of Eggs

Lots of entertaining intertitles in SPECIAL DELIVERY, but this was my favourite. Madge is played by the unfortunately-named Jobyna Ralston, who keeps showing up at… 387 more words


What a Teacher Leaves Behind

For Bill Powell, gone so soon

On the Adriatic Sea in the summertime the light on the water is like diamonds at midday. Without shadows the clean blue hues’ incessant sparkling hits the eye and may elicit tears. 2,074 more words

Approach To Learning


TCM airs 13 films and 1 documentary of the blonde bombshell.  Here’s the picks!

Saratoga (1937)

Harlow’s last film.  She died during production.  Her remaining scenes were completed by a double. 91 more words

Classic Hollywood

JEAN HARLOW ~ TCM Summer Under the Stars

Rochellemariah and I are suckers for Jean Harlow movies. My favorite Jean Harlow movies are Red Dust with Clark Gable and naturally Dinner at Eight with that MGM big guns ensemble cast. 71 more words


When You've Had Enough of the News...

When I suddenly find myself screaming as I scan the news, I know it’s time to back off.

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948), a fantasy about a middle-aged Bostonian who falls in love with a mermaid, is an effective dose of sanity, funny, whimsical, and witty: they really don’t make movies like this anymore. 149 more words


Libeled Lady (1936)

The Front Page

The opening credits of Libeled Lady are not your typical list of screen names, instead we get footage of the four main stars walking arm in arm very happily as their names come on screen one by one. 340 more words

Movie Reviews

Tuesday Morning QB (CFL Week 1)

There was plenty to talk about after the first week of the CFL season as football returned with plenty of changes to critique.

Some new coaches were successful in their debuts with new teams while others fell short. 1,296 more words