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Saturday, November 25, 2006

Over The Counter

Description by original poster stjn01 on YouTube "Excerpt from the 1932 MGM Colortone Musical Over The Counter. Check Your Husband-number starring Emmerson Treacy, Eleanor Thatcher, Maurene Marseille and the MGM Dancing Girls"

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving

The lovely Rochelle Hudson.

Monday, November 20, 2006

Film Posters

Originally posted by Dennis on ams, beautiful film posters on display at the Ernst Gallery. Posters are; 100 Years After 1917, Alias Jimmy Valentine 1915, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 3 1915, and Cleopatra 1934.

Sunday, November 19, 2006

The Man You Loved To Hate

Erich Von Stroheim, Betty Compson, and Otto star in The Great Gabbo 1929.

Many thanks to MichaelE for the post.

Jean Harlow

Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert showing off her left side...with one exception.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Charlotte Greenwood in So Long Letty

Zany, high stepping, larger than life comedienne Charlotte Greenwood stars in So Long Letty 1929. Letty also stars Claude Gillingwater, Grant Withers, Bert Roach, Patsy Ruth Miller, Marion Byron, and Helen Foster, but it's Greenwood's show all the way.

Friday, November 10, 2006

Fox Before The Code at the Film Forum

Film Forum will present Fox Before The Code, running from December 1st to December 21st.

What Ever Became Of? Noel Francis

Does anyone have any info on what became of the lovely Noel Francis? She seemed to have disappeared from films after 1937, and died in 1959 at the age of 53. Related blog post. More info from All Movie Guide. Additional information on Noel Francis can be found in the post: at the =VITAPHONE VARIETIES= blog.

Many thanks to MichaelE for the photo.

Marian Marsh 1913-2006

The beautiful and talented film star Marian Marsh passed away Thursday November 9th at the age of 93. From a post at ams, and Marian's The Desert Sun obit. Read the article The Starlet Who Survived "Svengali" Making Eyes at Marian Marsh by Gregory William Mank, and an excerpt from the article Marian Marsh - Little Maid Marian by Dan Van Neste.

The fox around Marian was just sleeping.
Thanks to MichaelE for the photo

Carole Lombard in Bolero 1934

As promised, more gratuitous shots of pre-code actresses in underwear. Here, Carole Lombard auditions to be George Raft's dance partner in Bolero 1934. Needless to say, she got the job.

Saturday, November 04, 2006

More pre-code stars in color

Nickolas Muray color photos of; Frederic March and Claudette Colbert enjoying coca-cola, two of Carole Lombard, Marlene Dietrich, and last but certainly not least, Anna May Wong. Many thanks again to MichaelE for the photos.