Our final “It Would Have Been at TCMFF 2020” movie is a William Powell and Kay Francis crowd-pleaser. Or is it? Kristen, Drea and Samantha share their thoughts on the … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #85: TCMFF 2020 – Jewel Robbery (1932)
Actress Dorothy Mackaill isn’t a household name, this mentioned in the opening remarks that preceded the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s double-feature pre-Code series of Mackaill features. But what Mackaill … Continue Reading Safe in Hell (1931)
Kay Francis and William Powell mix love and crime in Jewel Robbery.
Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman are ‘Girls About Town.’ Read my full review of the pre-Code comedy.
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 … Continue Reading Red Headed Woman (1932)
**My final contribution to the Summer Under the Stars blogathon. Head over to ScribeHard on Film or Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence to read all past contributions. I’m reviewing all … Continue Reading Summer Under the Stars: Three on a Match (1932)
I’m reviewing all five films (and one documentary) in the Forbidden Hollywood volume two box set, below are my previous reviews: Review of Night Nurse Review of Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin, … Continue Reading Female (1933)
So sorry for the lack of posts this week. I was visiting relatives and figured I’d have all this free-time to watch movies and blog…when has that ever worked … Continue Reading My Movie Wish List: Part Two
I’m reviewing all five films (and one documentary) in the Forbidden Hollywood volume two box set: Review of Night Nurse Review of Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin, and Censorship in pre-Code Hollywood … Continue Reading A Free Soul (1931)
I’m reviewing all five films (and one documentary)(in the Forbidden Hollywood volume two box set: Review of Night Nurse Review of Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin, and Censorship in pre-Code … Continue Reading The Divorcee (1930)
To start, the tie in the Leading Man Tourney for this week has been broken (for now)…hopefully the last few days of Week 1 don’t see a tie-breaker right off … Continue Reading Midnight Mary (1933)