Saturday, March 20, 2010

This Week on Noir and Chick Flicks

This Weeks Chick Flicks at the Movies Spotlight is: Dancing Pirate (1936). Rita Hayworth performs uncredited as Specialty Dancer. Please check side bar for more info. Sorry for the repeat Chick Flicks at the movies. I have not had the chance to view the on line movie, Dancing Pirate.

Sun. March 21st. Midnight(1939). An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society. Cast: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore. Dir: Mitchell Leisen. Please look for review after March 21st. As I have not yet seen this movie.

List of this weeks Ginger Rogers (pictured above) Movies:

Vivacious Lady (1937). After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family. Cast: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, Charles Coburn. Dir: George Stevens.

Bachelor Mother (1939). A fun-loving shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling. Cast: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn. Dir: Garson

Stage Door (1937)Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen. Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou. Dir: Gregory La Cava.

Having Wonderful Time (1938). A New York girl finds love at a summer resort. Cast: Ginger Rogers, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Lucille Ball. Dir: Alfred Santell.

Fifth Avenue Girl (1939.) To annoy his family, a millionaire hires an out-of-work girl to pose as a gold digger. Cast: Ginger Rogers, Walter Connolly, Tim Holt. Dir: Gregory La Cava.

In Person(1935) A movie star runs off to the mountains for an incognito vacation. Cast: Ginger Rogers, George Brent, Alan Mowbray. Dir: William A. Seiter.

Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934). A promoter neglects his wife to make a singer a radio star. Cast: Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers, Pat O'Brien. Dir: Ray Enright.

25 Thursday:

Upper World (1934)A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen. Cast: Warren William, Mary Astor, Ginger Rogers. Dir: Roy Del Ruth.

Romance In Manhattan (1935)A New York chorus girl helps an illegal immigrant build a new life in the big city. Cast: Ginger Rogers, Francis Lederer, Arthur Hohl. Dir: Stephen Roberts.

Star Of Midnight (1935). A New York lawyer tries to track down a kidnapped actress. Cast: William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Paul Kelly. Dir: Stephen Roberts.

Perfect Strangers (1950). A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury. Cast: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, Thelma Ritter. Dir: Bretaigne Windust.

Friday March 26th. Clash Of The Titans (1981). A Greek hero fights a series of monsters, including the dreaded gorgon, to win the woman he loves. Cast: Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, Harry Hamlin. Dir: Desmond Davis.

Have a great week at the movies.


  1. Dawn, I think you will love Midnight. I got my wife the DVD for Christmas. Looking forward to reading your review.

  2. Paul, I will keep my fingers crossed that nothing will happen to prevent me from watching, Midnight.


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