Saturday, November 25, 2017

The Women of Old Hollywood: Greta Garbo in Anna Christie and Camille


This article is the first in an occasional series about the portrayal of women in old Hollywood films. Today, my focus is on Greta Garbo's roles in Anna Christie (photo above) and Camille (1936).

This article is also part of The Greta Garbo Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)


Today, I'm writing about the World War I drama All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), starring Lew Ayres (left) and Louis Wolheim. 

This article is part of Banned and Blacklisted: The CMBA Fall 2017 Blogathon. You can read the other entries  here

Monday, November 13, 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Grace Kelly: A Life in Photos


Here's an old Hollywood photo gallery about the life and career of Grace Kelly.

This article is part of The Third Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema. 

Sunday, November 5, 2017

A TCM Viewer's Guide for the Week of Nov. 6, 2017


The holiday classic The Shop Around the Corner is airing this Wednesday on TCM. It stars James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan as a pair of bickering store employees who are secret pen pals.

The Egg and I


Today, I'm reviewing The Egg and I (1947). This delightful comedy stars Fred MacMurray and Claudette Colbert as a newlywed couple who take up chicken farming.

This article is part of the Food in Film Blogathon hosted by Speakeasy and Silver Screenings.