One Sunday Afternoon made over in Old New York for The Strawberry Blonde. From director Raoul Walsh for Warner Bros. from a script by the Epstein brothers. Starring James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, and Jack Carson.
RKO’s Vivacious Lady doesn’t have much of a story, but Ginger Rogers and James Stewart are in love, so who cares? A look at the comedy classic directed by George Stevens for the James Stewart Blogathon.
Gary Cooper shines in “Bright Leaf” a story of tobacco in the late 19th century. Not so brilliant is Cooper’s love triangle with Lauren Bacall and Patricia Neal.
My brief first impressions of Princess O’Rourke (1943) written soon after first viewing. Romantic comedy starring Olivia De Havilland with Robert Cummings.
Brief first impressions of Bright Leaf (1950) written shortly after a first viewing. Starring Gary Cooper with Lauren Bacall and Patricia Neal.
Previewing Larceny, Inc. (1942) which airs on TCM tonight at 6:15 EST. Star-studded gangster comedy stars Edward G. Robinson and Broderick Crawford with Jane Wyman.