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The Janet Leigh Blogathon — The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Janet Leigh is one of those classic film actresses who has always intrigued me from afar. During my discovery of vintage cinema, I've had the pleasure of watching some of her most influential pictures like Psycho (1960), Touch of Evil (1958), and most recently Holiday Affair (1949), which has become a recent holiday classic on… Continue reading The Janet Leigh Blogathon — The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

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The Second Annual Van Johnson Blogathon — A Guy Named Joe (1943)

If you're familiar with my blog, you may know that Esther Williams has certainly earned her place among the pantheon of who I consider the greatest (and most underrated) stars of all time. One might think that by association I would have given one of those spots to her frequent costar Van Johnson, but I… Continue reading The Second Annual Van Johnson Blogathon — A Guy Named Joe (1943)

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The MGM Musical Magic Blogathon — Duchess of Idaho (1950)

I could not be happier to keep the blogathon ball rolling by "Choo-Choo-Choo"ing to Idaho and reviewing Duchess of Idaho (1950) for The MGM Musical Magic Blogathon, hosted by one of my absolute favorite blogs and a true inspiration to me, Annette of Hometowns to Hollywood! This blogathon comes at the perfect time because I,… Continue reading The MGM Musical Magic Blogathon — Duchess of Idaho (1950)

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The June Allyson Centenary Blogathon: Ten Things You Might Not Know About June Allyson

Hi, everyone! If you haven't noticed, I had to change my topic for the wonderful June Allyson Centenary Blogathon, hosted by the always gracious Simoa of Champagne for Lunch. My original idea was to review Strategic Air Command (1955), one of the lesser-known films that June made with the incomparable James Stewart, while visiting the… Continue reading The June Allyson Centenary Blogathon: Ten Things You Might Not Know About June Allyson

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The 2017 TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon: My Top Five Picks for Elizabeth Taylor’s Tribute

Good morning, everyone! Today is a bittersweet day, as it's the final day of my favorite time of the year on Turner Classic Movies, Summer Under the Stars. If you're not familiar with how this special programming works or didn't get the chance to check out my recommendations for Rod Taylor's day, every year Summer… Continue reading The 2017 TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon: My Top Five Picks for Elizabeth Taylor’s Tribute

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The Van Johnson Blogathon: Easy to Wed (1946)

  Hi, everyone! I couldn't be happier to keep trucking along with continuous blog posts through the end of the month by participating in incredible blogathons like this one! I'd like to start out, as always, by thanking our gracious host, Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood. I'm still in the process of becoming… Continue reading The Van Johnson Blogathon: Easy to Wed (1946)