Period newspaper advertisements illustrate the entire August 30 TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule of Warren William movies in this second ever Picto-Sked.
A look at Dr. Monica (1934), a pre-code Kay Francis film featuring a strong performance by Jean Muir. Also starring Verree Teasdale and Warren William.
A look at Cecil B. DeMille’s lavish 1934 production of Cleopatra starring Claudette Colbert as Cleopatra. With Warren William and Henry Wilcoxon.
Programming Alert: TCM is currently airing the Warren William series of Lone Wolf movies Saturday mornings. This post includes links to my spoiler free articles about each at Warren-William.com.
Busby Berkeley’s Stage Struck (1936) is a Warner Brothers musical missing the typical Berkeley flare. Starring Dick Powell and Joan Blondell with Warren William it’s an at times bizarre movie that doesn’t measure up to earlier classics Berkeley worked on, but still entertaining at times providing a few laughs.
TCM Warren William Alert: Employees’ Entrance and The Dragon Murder Case both air Saturday morning, September 17. This article also links over to my detailed look at The Dragon Murder Case (1934) on Warren-William.com. Starring William as Philo Vance, the article also compares him to William Powell’s previous portrayals of Vance. Plus an auction alert.
A detailed look at First National’s Employees’ Entrance, an early 1933 pre-code release starring Warren William with Loretta Young and Wallace Ford. A look inside the Franklin-Monroe Department Store at a time when Hoover was a lame duck and the Great Depression was crushing the economy.
Guest post by Warren William biographer John Stangeland about his contact with 1930s studio ingenue Dorothy Dare. Fascinating tale of research with a major twist.
When I was recently researching some background information for the review I wrote about The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) over on my Warren William fan site, I stumbled across a TIME Magazine review which talked only briefly about the picture but then provided more information about Claire Dodd, a personal favorite from the […]
Brief notes are exactly that, just some stream of consciousness thoughts occurring during my most recent viewing of Arsene Lupin Returns.