In praise of David Meuel’s excellent volume, Women in the Films of John Ford, which focuses on an often ignored aspect of the director’s work. Review includes a dissection of Meuel’s chapter about Henrietta Crosman in Ford’s Pilgrimage.
TCM recommendations for July 2014 with emphasis on the Golden Age titles showing on Turner Classic Movies throughout the month. Maureen O’Hara is Star of the Month but I like the World War I spotlight best this month. Plus birthdays for Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, James Cagney, even C. Aubrey Smith and additional marathons of Kay Francis and Mae West movies.
TCM recommendations for June 2014 with emphasis on the Golden Age titles showing on Turner Classic Movies throughout the month. Rock Hudson is Star of the Month and there are marathons dedicated to Rosalind Russell, Judy Garland, Ida Lupino, Dame May Whitty and Susan Hayward. Plus a couple of Jessie Matthews titles sneak into the TCM schedule.