A look at two pre-Code courtroom melodramas, Unashamed and Two Against the World, compared to the sensational real-life society murder that inspired the movies. Unashamed stars Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Young, and Monroe Owsley, while Two Against the World stars Constance Bennett and Neil Hamilton.
Robert Warwick, Broadway and Silent Film Star Turns Talkie Character Actor
You’ve seen Robert Warwick dozens of times. Born Robert Taylor Bien the aspiring opera singer went to Broadway and became a Silent Film Matinee idol long before talkies came into play.
I Married a Witch (1942) Starring Fredric March and Veronica Lake
Rene Clair’s I Married a Witch (1942), starring Fredric March and Veronica Lake, brings equal parts comedy, romance and fantasy to a story that later influenced the television series Bewitched. Fans will note a definite similarity.
Ten 1930s Character Actors Looking Youthful on 1910s Collectibles
Ten popular character actors from the Golden Age of the 1930’s and beyond are shown here on collectibles from their earlier days on the stage and silent screen of the 1910’s and 1920’s.
Preston Sturges’ Sullivan’s Travels starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake
I love “Sullivan’s Travels,” I really do. The 1941 Paramount release from Preston Sturges starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake certainly has held up well over the years, growing in legend as each new generation discovers it..