John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore share the screen together for the first time in MGM’s Arsène Lupin (1932). Excellent mystery also includes strong work from Karen Morley.
A grouping of over a dozen photos from the time of The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) but in promotion of actress Dolores Costello and not the film. Costello is pictured on her own and with children DeeDee and John Drew Barrymore.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. makes Our Modern Maidens (1929) more memorable than it would have been otherwise through a series of impersonations of John Barrymore, John Gilbert and his own father, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
An all-star cast may be advertised but Night Flight (1933) is mostly Barrymore, John with a dash of Lionel. Not much for Clark Gable and the rest with the exception of Robert Montgomery.
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 1941 Billboard Magazine poll of his peers names John Barrymore the greatest performer in living memory. Charlie Chaplin finishes second. This illustrated post reveals the top 20 along with other details of the poll.
Over a hundred years of family from Louisa Lane and John Drew through Lionel, Ethel, and John Barrymore breaking from there for a quick look at Maurice Costello and his daughters. All identified with photos from vintage sources and collectibles.
A biography in brief of child star and later screen beauty Dolores Costello, who would later marry John Barrymore. Also a reader contributes an image of a painting of Costello and asks for some help in identifying it.
A review of the 1934 Howard Hawks screwball classic Twentieth Century starring John Barrymore and Carole Lombard. Illustrated with movie cards and collectibles.
A biography of film legend John Barrymore accompanied by images of John Barrymore Movie Cards and Movie Collectibles.