A not so Playboy Peter Lawford in ‘Just This Once’ (1952)

Just This Once (1952) Directed by Don Weis Starring: Janet Leigh, Peter Lawford, Lewis Stone * Published specifically for The Peter Lawford Blogathon hosted by Kristen at KN Winiarski Writes * ¤¤¤ Synopsis The MacLene family is renowned for their intergenerational prosperity which has made them one of New York’s wealthiest families. However, that legacy … More A not so Playboy Peter Lawford in ‘Just This Once’ (1952)

Ingrid Bergman makes her mark in ‘A Woman’s Face’ / ‘En kvinnas ansikte’ (1938)

A Woman’s Face (1938) Directed by Gustaf Molander Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Tore Svennberg, Anders Henrikson, Georg Rydeberg * Published specifically for The Fifth Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon hosted by Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema * ¤¤¤ Je veux être riche. Et je ne veux pas attendre. Je ne peux pas apprécier la vie … More Ingrid Bergman makes her mark in ‘A Woman’s Face’ / ‘En kvinnas ansikte’ (1938)

Van Johnson has competition in ‘Wives and Lovers’ (1963)

Wives and Lovers (1963) Directed by John Rich Starring: Janet Leigh, Van Johnson, Shelley Winters, Martha Hyer, Ray Walston, Jeremy Slate * Published specifically for The Fourth Van Johnson Blogathon hosted by Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood * ¤¤¤ Story Bill and Bertie Austin (Van Johnson and Janet Leigh) are a thirty-something married … More Van Johnson has competition in ‘Wives and Lovers’ (1963)

Esther Williams stays ashore in ‘The Unguarded Moment’ (1956)

The Unguarded Moment (1956) Directed by Harry Keller Starring: Esther Williams, George Nader, John Saxon * Published specifically for The Esther Williams Blogathon hosted by Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood * ¤¤¤ Esther Williams is one of my favourite stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood. I first saw her in Andy Hardy’s … More Esther Williams stays ashore in ‘The Unguarded Moment’ (1956)

Talking Hitchcock’s overlooked ‘I Confess’ (1953)

I Confess (1953) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Brian Aherne * Published specifically for The 4th Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon hosted by Maddy at Maddy Loves Her Classic Films * ¤¤¤ Having the opportunity to write about any Hitchcock film is as momentous as it is nerve-racking. After all, Sir … More Talking Hitchcock’s overlooked ‘I Confess’ (1953)

Talking Marriage & Robert Donat in ‘Perfect Strangers’ (1945)

Perfect Strangers (1945) Directed by Alexander Korda Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd * Published specifically for The Robert Donat Blogathon hosted by Maddy at Maddy Loves Her Classic Films* ¤¤¤ Synopsis London, Spring 1940. It is the start of an ordinary day this Wednesday, April 4, in the Wilson household. Robert … More Talking Marriage & Robert Donat in ‘Perfect Strangers’ (1945)

Talking Canada: Yvonne De Carlo in ‘Salome, Where She Danced’ (1945)

Directed by Charles Lamont Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron, David Bruce, Walter Slezak * Published specifically for The O Canada! Blogathon hosted by Kristina at Speakeasy & Ruth at Silver Screenings * ¤¤¤ Synopsis Our story begins on “April 9th, 1865, somewhere in Virginia just after the Civil War when Lee surrendered to Grant.” … More Talking Canada: Yvonne De Carlo in ‘Salome, Where She Danced’ (1945)

Talking Leaplings: Jimmy Dorsey in ‘The Fabulous Dorseys’ (1947)

Directed by Alfred E. Green Starring: Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Janet Blair * Published specifically for The Leap Year Blogathon hosted by Rebecca at Taking Up Room * ¤¤¤ Synopsis Brothers Dorsey The story begins in 1916 at the home of Thomas and Theresa “Tess” Dorsey in the coal mining town of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Thomas … More Talking Leaplings: Jimmy Dorsey in ‘The Fabulous Dorseys’ (1947)

Talking Guilty Pleasures: ‘Dream a Little Dream’ (1989)

Directed by Marc Rocco Starring: Jason Robards, Corey Feldman, Piper Laurie, Meredith Salenger, Harry Dean Stanton, Corey Haim * Published specifically for The Second So Bad It’s Good Blogathon hosted by Rebecca at Taking Up Room * ¤¤¤ Growing up as a child of the 1980’s, I watched a lot of videotapes over and over … More Talking Guilty Pleasures: ‘Dream a Little Dream’ (1989)

Talking Guilty Pleasures: The Cult Classic ‘Stunt Rock’ (1980)

Directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith Starring: Grant Page, Monique van de Ven, Margaret Gerard * Published specifically for The Second So Bad It’s Good Blogathon hosted by Rebecca at Taking Up Room * ¤¤¤ When my writer friend Sailor Monsoon first highlighted this film back in November 2017, I was immediately intrigued to see it. His … More Talking Guilty Pleasures: The Cult Classic ‘Stunt Rock’ (1980)