Happy birthday to Clara Bow (1905-1965), with some personal impressions of Bow’s work, several images of vintage movie cards and collectibles, and a link over to a Bow biography on sister-site things-and-other-stuff.com.
“Merrily We Go to Hell,” a 1932 Paramount production starring Fredric March and Sylvia Sidney, is one of 6 movies featured in the Pre-Code Hollywood Collection released earlier this month by Universal.
A review of Paramount’s Search for Beauty (1934) starring Buster Crabbe and Ida Lupino. One of six films featured in the Pre-Code Hollywood Collection, and the first one I chose to watch … a mistake.
A review of an under appreciated 1932 pre-Code classic, The Beast of the City, starring Walter Huston and with Jean Harlow.
The ups and downs of 1930’s Warner Brothers actress Jean Muir who left film on her own terms only to be branded a Communist when she attempted a return to TV.
A review of the Depression era pre-code classic Three on a Match starring Ann Dvorak and a host of familiar faces including young Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. Illustrated with movie collectibles.
Norma Shearer stars in A Free Soul with Lionel Barrymore and Clark Gable. A brief review of the film accompanied by some glimpses of movie collectibles.