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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

THE MAN I LOVE: Ida Lupino Rides to the Rescue of, Well, Everyone

In The Man I Love, Ida Lupino enters smoking. She’s also got a cigarette. If, after this, you wouldn’t want to stick around for the rest of the movie, just please don’t ever speak to me again. It’s clear that for Petey Brown, the man she loves has come along… and come and gone. And like most of Lupino’s …

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Guilty Pleasures, Sleepers and (Way Too Much) Stuff About Me: It’s Liebster Time

The wonderful Lea at Silent-ology has tapped me for a Liebster Award! Liebster, by the way, is from the German for dear, sweetheart or darling—three words that perfectly suit Lea, and that show up in old movies a lot. The award is sort of a way to celebrate kindred spirits in the online community and help us all get …

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Three Cheers for Eva Marie Saint! (And Happy Birthday!)

Happy 91st Birthday, Eva Marie Saint!! I’m trusting that tons of vintage photos of this luminous star are all over the intertubes today. But here are some I needed to share with you. Please forgive the blurriness—I was in the bleachers with my little Brownie camera! On the opening night of the TCM Film Festival, the …

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The George Sanders Touch: Even More Fabulous When He Sings

Originally posted on Sister Celluloid:
Need a little warmth to soothe you through those chilly nights? Wrap yourself in The George Sanders Touch….. Songs for the Lovely Lady. He had me at the over-long ellipses… And you needn’t be content just to gaze at the cover of this hard-to-find album, where a slightly sleepy George, who always wakes…

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