Mothers ~ Lucile Watson

Some may think it was unfortunate that Lucile Watson often got the role of meddling mother, but my what a lineup? With roles in Waterloo Bridge, The Women, Watch on the Rhine, My Reputation, Never Say Goodbye and Made for Each Other, Watson didn’t only bring film credits, but also stage credentials that would help…

Three on a Match Three on a Match 1932 (First National): Joan Blondell, Bette Davis, Anne Revere, Warren William Co… View Post

Three on a Match

  Three on a Match 1932 (First National): Joan Blondell, Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak, Warren William Coming off an extremely delicious Warren William in the Gold Diggers of 1933, I decided to revisit Three on a Match, also pairing Joan Blondell and Warren William. Rather shocked by the Pre-Hays Code ending, it had been one…

Gold Diggers of 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933 (Warner Brothers): Joan Blondell, Ginger Rogers, and Dick Powell “I believe I… View Post

Gold Diggers of 1933

Gold Diggers of 1933 (Warner Brothers): Joan Blondell, Ginger Rogers, and Dick Powell “I believe I can make this girl transfer her affection from him to me.” Down and out in the Depression, Ginger Rogers, Joan Blondell, and Dick Powell get it together to put on what they hope to be a successful show. But…

Joan Blondell August 30, 1906 ~ December 25, 1979  Joan Blondell  ~ Lawyer Man, Three on a Match, Footlight… View Post

Joan Blondell

August 30, 1906 ~ December 25, 1979  Joan Blondell  ~ Lawyer Man, Three on a Match, Footlight Parade, Night Nurse In the Gable-Garson film, Adventure, Joan Blondell gets the never- envied third billing, but the ever envied proposal from Clark. Yep, he liked the blondes. Apparently confessing to Joan that she reminded him of late…

Esther Williams Easy to Wed August 8, 1921~ June 6, 2013  Esther Williams Million Dollar Mermaid, On an Island with You, Easy… View Post

Esther Williams Easy to Wed

  August 8, 1921~ June 6, 2013  Esther Williams Million Dollar Mermaid, On an Island with You, Easy to Wed The TCM Spotlight Collection of Esther Williams films offer up Esther Williams swimming into fame and fortune. So, I was surprised to see so very little swimming in Easy to Wed. This remake of the…

Natalie Wood July 20, 1938 ~ November 29, 1981The Star, Gypsy, Love with the Proper Stranger Remembering… View Post

Natalie Wood

July 20, 1938 ~ November 29, 1981 The Star, Gypsy, Love with the Proper Stranger Remembering Natalie on her Birthdate!

Ginger Rogers

July 16, 1911 ~ April 25, 1995 Gold Diggers of 1933, Stage Door, It Had To Be You Happy Birthday Ginger!