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Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Clark Gable Signature Collection in June

From DVD Times, "Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Clark Gable: The Signature Collection for 20th June 2006. This collection boasts the DVD debut of six of his films -- Boom Town, China Seas, Dancing Lady, Mogambo, San Francisco and Wife vs. Secretary. The Collection also features the documentary profile Clark Gable: Tall, Dark & Handsome, hosted by Liam Neeson as well as vintage featurettes and musical shorts."

Mary Carlisle

The adorable Mary Carlisle. Last photo is of Mary and Joan Marsh

Joan Marsh

The lovely Joan Marsh.

Photo by Hurrell

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Lobby Cards #8: Lawyer Man

William Powell, Joan Blondell, Helen Vinson, Alan Dinehart,
Claire Dodd and Allen Jenkins in Lawyer Man 1932.

Monday, May 29, 2006

Four Jills and a Joan

Joan Crawford by Hurrell

Friday, May 26, 2006

Memorial Day Weekend Post

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

"Kay Francis at Monogram - To Make a Buck, She Bucked the System"

The article "Kay Francis at Monogram - To Make a Buck, She Bucked the System" by Scott O'Brien is featured in the 21st Anniversary Issue of Filmfax #110 (April - June 2006). Cover art by M.W. Kaluta. Scott O'Brien is the author of Kay Francis - "I Can't Wait to Be Forgotten" Her Life on Film and Stage, and will be appearing at the 2006 San Francisco Silent Film Festival Book Signing on Sunday July 16th.

Kay Francis, Secrets of an Actress

Bright Lights Film Journal article: Kay Francis, Secrets of an Actress: New Books Reveal the "Wavishing" Star, about the recent Kay Francis bio Kay Francis: A Passionate Life and Career by Lynn Kear and John Rossman.

Deco Lady Evolution

Assorted stuff

Harlow by Eduardo Abril Lamarque, Thelma Todd in a Hal Roach comedy, Warren William studying his script in the rain on the Warner lot, and Rochelle Hudson and Creighton Chaney (Lon Jr.) being given instruction by radio director Albert Lovejoy.


James Dunn and Peggy Shannon in Society Girl 1932, and Tala Birell.

Pre-code Naughtiness

Bert Roach (and audience) getting a cheap thrill, and Joan Marsh helping Anita Page.