‘Shop by the Stars’ Immortal Ephemera Store aisle featuring ZaSu Pitts (1894-1963) mini-biography, along with vintage movie collectibles for sale.
A look at early Paramount talkie The Devil’s Holiday (1930). Written and directed by Edmund Goulding, but saved from being stale by Nancy Carroll’s Academy Award nominated performance.
A look at the 1935 Warner Brothers comedy Going Highbrow includes a June Martel biographical aside. Plus how Guy Kibbee was discovered and Gordon Westcott’s untimely death later that same year.
Don’t miss Erich von Stroheim’s Greed (1924) airing at 8:30 am EST, Wednesday, September 22 as part of TCM’s von Stroheim birthday celebration. Some of my memories of Greed from the first time I saw it.
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
Screwball Zasu Pitts just may have given the greatest single performance in screen history back in 1924 as Trina in Erich Von Stroheim’s famously lost classic Greed.