TCM preview and recommendations for December 2013 with emphasis on Golden Age titles showing on Turner Classic Movies throughout the month. Spotlight on pre-Codes and pre-War titles. Fred Astaire Star of the Month and a Friday night focus on The Hollywood Costume.
A bare-chested Clark Gable in It Happened One Night is credited for killing the undershirt industry in the 1930s. But where’s the proof? This post follows evidence to show that while the undergarment industry did worry about Gable as early as 1934, no actual decline in sales can be attributed to a primary source