Preview of March 2013 TCM Star of the Month Greer Garson containing recommendations and an extended look at Random Harvest. Plus Garson lists and more.
A biography of Loretta Young, the January 2013 TCM Star of the Month on the centennial of her birth. Rare Loretta Young quotes and the entire TCM schedule along with images of vintage collectibles.
A Barbara Stanwyck biography that leaps over Hollywood highlights in favor of her early days as Ruby Stevens, including the popular theory about her name change. Following that a jump forward to look at Stanwyck’s later career. A brief case is made for Baby Face (1933) as her defining performance.
Complete Spencer Tracy TCM Star of the Month schedule for October 2012 with schedule previewed via both quotes from and a review of Tracy’s biography by James Curtis.
Complete Leslie Howard TCM Star of the Month schedule for July 2012. Plus a vintage collectibles gallery and opinion about what’s good to watch.
Complete Joel McCrea TCM Star of the Month schedule for May 2012. Plus a vintage collectibles gallery and opinion about what’s good to watch.
The complete December 2011 TCM Star of the Month schedule for William Powell. Plus a vintage collectibles gallery and thoughts on Powell including what to watch.
Complete Buster Keaton TCM Star of the Month schedule for October 2011 illustrated by a gallery of vintage movie cards and collectibles featuring Keaton.
The complete TCM Star of the Month schedule for Kirk Douglas along with brief biographical notes, comments on two favorites: Lust for Life and Paths of Glory; movie collectibles and more!
A little bit about TCM’s May 2011 Star of the Month Esther Williams, including some notes I took after reading her autobiography, The Million Dollar Mermaid. The post includes the entire TCM Esther Williams schedule for May as well as a vintage movie card and collectibles gallery.