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Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood: Chatterton ...

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Like many film fans writer and biographer, Scott O'Brien's, love of classic movies and television began from an early age by watching re-runs of the legends, such as, Myrna Loy and William Powell on television.
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Hollywood's Second Greatest Year | Grand Old Movies

Hollywood's Second Greatest Year | Grand Old Movies | Old Movies | Scoop.it
Like Mae West, another mature actress, Chatterton fit into the flesh-and-blood pre-Code world in a way that would be unheard of in later, youth-and-perfection obsessed eras. 33 cs. Katharine Hepburn in her 'moth' costume, ...
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Meet John Doe (1941) Barbara Stanwyck Gary Cooper

Soon to released reporter Ann Mitchell ( Barbara Stanwyck) prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. ...

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Character Actors: Three of the Best!

Character Actors:  Three of the Best! | Old Movies | Scoop.it
I've written a couple of posts on this blog about classic movie character actors or supporting players.  Whatever you choose to call them, they help form the foundation of a solid classic film.
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No Man of Her Own (1932): Gable & Lombard, Love [NOT] at First Sight

No Man of Her Own (1932):  Gable & Lombard, Love [NOT] at First Sight | Old Movies | Scoop.it
The love story of screen stars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard is legendary.
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Why are 1930s American movies better than current American ...

Before 1934, the era is known as Pre-Code. That refers to the ... Have you ever heard of Mae West? ...
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59 Quick Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again

59 Quick Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again | Old Movies | Scoop.it
37. Mrs. Grundy: an uptight or very straight-laced individual
Kate Cary's insight:

Vintage slang

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Gary Cooper--What's My Line

Gary Cooper was the mystery guest on the 18 October 1959 episode of WML.

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Captain Blood (1935): Errol Flynn Becomes a Star!

Captain Blood (1935):  Errol Flynn Becomes a Star! | Old Movies | Scoop.it
Studio head Jack Warner said of magnetic Warner Brothers superstar Errol Flynn, "To the Walter Mittys of the world he was all the heroes in one magnificent, sexy, animal package." Flynn is famous (or more aptly infamous) for many things in his...
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The Man I Married (1940) Joan Bennett Says 'Nazi Go Home'

The Man I Married (1940) Joan Bennett Says 'Nazi Go Home' | Old Movies | Scoop.it
1940 saw an increasing tide of anti-Nazi sentiment in Hollywood and though the United States wasn't officially involved in the European war, studios were walking a fine line between creating films denouncing German leader Adolf Hitler and trying to...
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