Returning to Academy Award winning Best Picture Rebecca (1940) about ten years after I first watched it and immediately after reading the novel by Daphne Du Maurier.
Classic film fans mourned the losses of Eleanor Parker and Audrey Totter earlier this week and Sunday added Peter O’Toole and Joan Fontaine to the list of classic movie stars who died in 2013. Updated with December 29 TCM Remembers Joan Fontaine and Peter O’Toole schedules.
Concentrating on Joan Fontaine’s wonderful performance as teenage Tessa in The Constant Nymph (1943) with a look at the literary origins of the story and resulting complications in making the title available for public consumption.
A biography of Oscar winning actress Joan Fontaine including a review of her 1978 autobiography No Bed of Roses plus a preview of Fontaine-day on TCM’s Summer Under the Stars, August 6, 2013.