Today is an exciting day for me! Not only is it exactly one week before I fly out to California for the 10th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival, it's also the 97th birthday of Doris Day, one of the most extraordinary singers and actresses who ever graced the radio and silver screen. I've admired her… Continue reading The Third Doris Day Blogathon — Move Over, Darling (1963)
There may only be eleven days left before I jet to Los Angeles for the TCM Classic Film Festival, but I intend to make the most of this time and still squeeze in a few more reviews before I immerse myself in Old Hollywood glamour. One thing that I knew I couldn't miss out on… Continue reading The Mystery Mania Blogathon — The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
I've been a part of many incredible blogathons during the three years that I've been writing for Musings of a Classic Film Addict, mostly paying tribute to specific stars of yesteryear. Still, there have always been blogathon concepts that have made me wish that I had been the one to think of them first, and… Continue reading The Marathon Stars Blogathon — The Films of Pier Angeli
I can hardly remember a time when I've been so thrilled about the arrival of a blogathon! I've had such a wonderful time discovering the work of the incredible Pier Angeli, and I really hope that all of our participants have had as much fun as I have watching movies starring the actor or actress… Continue reading The Marathon Stars Blogathon is Here! — Day One Recap
Jean Harlow has always been one of those stars that absolutely delights me whenever I see her onscreen. From her alluring blonde locks and sense of fashion that can only be envied today to her brassy speaking voice and her larger-than-life onscreen presence, Jean ranks easily among my most beloved actresses of my favorite decade… Continue reading The Jean Harlow Blogathon — China Seas (1935)
March is now upon us, which means that the time is finally here to pay tribute to the original blonde bombshell: Jean Harlow! Today marks the start of The Jean Harlow Blogathon, and in just three days we’ll be celebrating what would have been Jean’s 108th birthday on March 3rd! Below you’ll find all of… Continue reading The Jean Harlow Blogathon is Here!
NOTE: This article discusses a multitude of sensitive subjects, so please read at your own risk. During the golden age of cinema, Hollywood boasted more stars than there were in the sky. Still, for every actor whose name made its way above the title, there were dozens whose names remained on the tip of audience's… Continue reading Arthur Kennedy’s Conquest of the Screen Blogathon — Peyton Place (1957)