Things are screwbally in the Keystone State: ‘The Philadelphia Story’ (1940)

The Philadelphia Story (1940) Directed by George Cukor Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey * Published specifically for The Celluloid Road Trip Blogathon hosted by Annette at Hometowns to Hollywood * ¤¤¤ Introduction MGM Studios was in their prime during the later part of the 1930s and into the 1940s. In 1939 … More Things are screwbally in the Keystone State: ‘The Philadelphia Story’ (1940)

An odious Claude Rains in ‘Sealed Cargo’ (1951)

Sealed Cargo (1951) Directed by Alfred Werker Starring: Dana Andrews, Carla Balenda, Claude Rains, Philip Dorn * Published specifically for The Third Annual Claude Rains Blogathon hosted by Tiffany & Rebekah Brannan at The Pure Entertainment Preservation Society * ¤¤¤ Narrative When War engulfs the world, giant forces are marshalled for conflict. Smashing victories are … More An odious Claude Rains in ‘Sealed Cargo’ (1951)

Boris Karloff is at his nefarious best in ‘The Body Snatcher’ (1945)

The Body Snatcher (1945) Directed by Robert Wise Starring: Boris Karloff, Béla Lugosi, Henry Daniell, Russell Wade * Published specifically for The 1st Annual Spooky Classic Movie Blogathon hosted by Kristen at KN Winiarski Writes * ¤¤¤ Story Edinburgh 1831. A young man and an elderly woman are speaking to one another in a church … More Boris Karloff is at his nefarious best in ‘The Body Snatcher’ (1945)

Under Spencer Tracy’s spell in ‘Mannequin’ (1937)

Mannequin (1937) Directed by Frank Borzage Starring: Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy, Alan Curtis, Ralph Morgan * Published specifically for The Third Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood & Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood * ¤¤¤ Story Hester Street in the Lower … More Under Spencer Tracy’s spell in ‘Mannequin’ (1937)

Katharine Hepburn misses her mark in ‘Sylvia Scarlett’ (1935)

Sylvia Scarlett (1935) Directed by George Cukor Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Edmund Gwenn, Brian Aherne * Published specifically for The Third Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood & Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood * ¤¤¤ This is an article that … More Katharine Hepburn misses her mark in ‘Sylvia Scarlett’ (1935)

Eleanor Parker shows her screwy side in ‘A Millionaire for Christy’ (1951)

A Millionaire for Christy (1951) Directed by George Marshall Starring: Fred MacMurray, Eleanor Parker, Richard Carlson, Una Merkel * Published specifically for The Eleanor Parker Blogathon hosted by Maddy at Maddy Loves Her Classic Films * My friend Kate interviewed Eleanor’s son and fourth child, Paul, and featured the interview on her podcast. Please click … More Eleanor Parker shows her screwy side in ‘A Millionaire for Christy’ (1951)

Celebrating Britain in Film with Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Manxman’ (1929)

The Manxman (1929) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Anny Ondra * Published specifically for The 7th Annual Rule, Brittania Blogathon hosted by Terence at A Shroud of Thoughts * ¤¤¤ Narrative The story takes place in an unspecified coastal village on the Isle of Man. Pete Quilliam (Carl Brisson) is one … More Celebrating Britain in Film with Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Manxman’ (1929)

Deanna Durbin shines in Joe Pasternak’s ‘That Certain Age’ (1938)

That Certain Age (1938) Directed by Edward Ludwig Produced by Joe Pasternak Starring: Deanna Durbin, Melvyn Douglas, Jackie Cooper * Published specifically for The Joe Pasternak Blogathon hosted by Tiffany and Rebekah at Pure Entertainment Preservation Society * ¤¤¤ The Story Alice Fullerton (Deanna Durbin) and her friends decide to put on a play to … More Deanna Durbin shines in Joe Pasternak’s ‘That Certain Age’ (1938)

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)