A look at MGM’s 1935 production of the Charles Dickens classic David Copperfield starring Freddie Bartholomew and WC Fields. Includes notes and quotes from David O. Selznick and George Cukor about production and casting, a brief outline of the film and its many characters, the latter highlighted by a biography of of the obscure Lennox Pawle, who played Mr. Dick.
Roland Young’s Penguin Collection
A series of quotes taken from newspaper clippings that cover Roland Young’s penguin collecting. The quotes range from 1928-1953 and seem to show a consistent interest in the fascinating birds held over the years by the popular Topper actor.
Charles Laughton as Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)
Charles Laughton is a gentleman’s gentleman in Ruggles of Red Gap who’s transferred through a card game from his British master to the backwards Flouds in the USA
The Young in Heart (1938) starring Janet Gaynor and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
A brief review after I sat down and watched The Young in Heart starring Janet Gaynor and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. A charming look at a potentially ghoulish family of con artists.