Red Headed Woman (1932)

When I first started Journeys in Classic Film I was immediately drawn to the work of pre-Code star Jean Harlow. (It helped that I’d received a box set of her films for Christmas, too.) But, just five years ago, access to classic cinema was more limited than it is now, and I ended up having…

June Bride (1948)

An actress not often associated with comedy (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane doesn’t count), Bette Davis allowed her dry wit to come into contact with a few rom-coms throughout her career, none of which succeed as much as June Bride. Attempting to make herself comfortable in a role she’s not quite suited for, Davis…