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)

Mickey Rooney was born to be a gangster in ‘The Big Operator’ (1959)

The Big Operator (1959) Directed by Charles F. Haas Starring: Mickey Rooney, Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren * Published specifically for The Mickey Rooney Belated Centenary Blogathon hosted by Kristen at KN Winiarski Writes * ¤¤¤ Story “Little Joe” Braun (Mickey Rooney) is a union boss who heads the International Union of Precision Toolers local … More Mickey Rooney was born to be a gangster in ‘The Big Operator’ (1959)

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)

Jean Arthur is on the level in ‘Public Hero # 1’ (1935)

Public Hero # 1 (1935) Directed by J. Walter Ruben Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, Chester Morris, Joseph Calleia, Lewis Stone * Published specifically for The 120 “Screwball” Years of Jean Arthur Blogathon hosted by Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema * ¤¤¤ If you have not yet seen this film and/or do not … More Jean Arthur is on the level in ‘Public Hero # 1’ (1935)

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)

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 James Garner in ‘The Wheeler Dealers’ (1963)

Today we reminisce about The Wheeler Dealers (1963) Directed by Arthur Hiller Starring:  James Garner & Lee Remick * Published specifically for The James Garner –  He Thrilled In Them All – Blogathon hosted by Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews * ¤¤¤ Synopsis “You don’t go wheeling dealing for money. You do it for fun. Money … More Talking James Garner in ‘The Wheeler Dealers’ (1963)

Talking Astaire & Rogers in ‘Swing Time’ (1936)

Today we reminisce about Swing Time (1936) Directed by George Stevens Starring: Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers * Published specifically for The Second Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Blogathon hosted by Michaela at Love Letters to Hollywood and Crystal at In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood * Though I did not ever really … More Talking Astaire & Rogers in ‘Swing Time’ (1936)

Merry Classic Film Talk: ‘The Shop Around the Corner’ (1940)

Today we get into a festive spirit and reminisce about The Shop Around the Corner (1940) Directed by Ernst Lubitsch Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan ¤¤¤ This is story of Matuschek and Company – of Mr. Matuschek and the people who work for him. It is just around the corner from Andrassy Street … More Merry Classic Film Talk: ‘The Shop Around the Corner’ (1940)