Brief look at MGM pre-Code The Easiest Way (1931) starring Constance Bennett, Adolphe Menjou, and Robert Montgomery. Directed by Jack Conway. With Clark Gable.
A small collection of clippings featuring Adolphe Menjou and Verree Teasdale …
A brief look at each of Shirley Temple’s five major feature film appearances during her breakthrough year of 1934: Stand Up and Cheer!, Little Miss Marker, Baby Take a Bow, Now and Forever and Bright Eyes.
First impressions of movies introduced to me by TCM’s Summer Under the Stars: They Won’t Forget (1937); The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937); Tennessee Johnson (1942); To Sir, With Love (1967) and You Were Never Lovelier (1942).
A quick peek back at the four early Barbara Stanwyck pre-code movies aired by TCM on July 20: Shopworn (1932), Ten Cents a Dance (1931), Illicit (1931) and Forbidden (1932).
A look at the life and career of Louis Wolheim, star of the All Quiet on the Western Front on screen, and the originator of key roles in The Hairy Ape and What Price Glory? on stage.
A biography of Adolphe Menjou layered with several quotes from his 1948 autobiography It Took Nine Tailors. Covers his background, silent stops and starts, to talkie breakthrough, often in Menjou’s own voice.
Adolphe Menjou seems to be remembered for two things: Virulent Anti-Communism and his mustache. This post touches on the former but concentrates on the latter.
A biography of film star Adolphe Menjou accompanied by images of Adolphe Menjou Movie Cards and Movie Collectibles.