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)
Valentine's Day is quite possibly my favorite holiday of the year outside of Christmas. I just adore a good love story, especially when it relates to classic film, so I knew that I had to use the holiday as an opportunity to get myself involved in some romantic discussions about Old Hollywood. While last year… Continue reading The First Annual Valentine’s Day Meet-Cute Blogathon — The Big Sleep (1946)
Is there an actor or actress in the realm of cinema whose work you're unfamiliar with? Have you found yourself stalling, not watching any of their movies until the perfect chance arises to dive deep into their filmography and uncover some hidden gems? Well, this is the opportunity that you've been waiting for! I couldn't… Continue reading Announcing The Second Marathon Stars Blogathon!
As soon as Michael of Sat in Your Lap revealed that he would be hosting The Fondathon, a blogathon dedicated to the acclaimed members of the Fonda family, I knew that it was something that I wanted to be a part of. I've seen and appreciated the work of nearly every Fonda in some way,… Continue reading The Fondathon — Let Us Live (1939)
Just before 2018 came to an end, I came to the realization that despite hosting an array of blogathons by myself over the past three years that I've adored, I've still never co-hosted a blogathon since I began writing for Musings of a Classic Film Addict in 2016. I knew that 2019 would be… Continue reading Announcing The Jean Harlow Blogathon!
I realize that this entry for the Made in 1938 Blogathon, hosted by Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Robin of Pop Culture Reverie, is incredibly late. Still, I'd like to mention that this week has been terribly hectic for me personally, and as they say, better late than never! I chose to really dedicate myself… Continue reading The Made in 1938 Blogathon — Alexander’s Ragtime Band (1938)
I'm so thrilled to be back with my first post of 2019! Today I've devoted myself to an actress whose work I wasn't too familiar with until the last few months, but whose unforgettable onscreen persona dazzles audiences a hundred years after the day of her birth. I'm talking about none other than Carole Landis,… Continue reading A Century of Carole Landis Blogathon — A Scandal in Paris (1946)