Sunday, October 17, 2010

This Week on Noir and Chick Flicks:

This weeks (Updated October 13th ). Chick Flicks at the Movies: Alfred Hitchcock Presents, A Man With A Problem. A man stands on the ledge of a hotel while police try to talk to him. Click picture located on the side bar to view movie.

On TCM : October 19, 2010. Rosalind Russell tribute. Rosalind Russell was best known for playing character roles, exceptionally wealthy, dignified ladylike women. She had a career span from the 1930s to the 1970s.

ON TCM: Thursday, October 21, 2010. Hedy Lamarr (pictured above)Tribute. Best known for her film career as a major contract star of MGM's "Golden Age", she also co-invented an early technique for spread spectrum communications, a key to many forms of wireless communication. Click on picture located on the side bar to view featured movies.

Monty and I have started a new series here on N and CF called: Pawsome Pet pictures. Every Wednesday we plan on showcasing a classic celebrity with one of their favorite furry friends. (sneak peek pictured above).

ON TCM: October 22, 2010. TCM's Constance Bennett featured movies:

Lady With A Past (1932). A good girl raises her popularity when she pretends to be bad. Cast: Constance Bennett, Ben Lyon, David Manners. Dir: Edward H. Griffith.

Rockabye (1932). A Broadway star tries to hold onto an adopted child and a younger man. Cast: Constance Bennett, Joel McCrea, Paul Lukas. Dir: George Cukor.

What Price Hollywood? (1932). A drunken director whose career is fading helps a waitress become a Hollywood star. Cast: Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton. Dir: George Cukor.

Outcast Lady (1934). A spoiled rich girl sacrifices her reputation to preserve her dead husband's memory. Cast: Constance Bennett, Herbert Marshall, Hugh Williams. Dir: Robert Z. Leonard.

Topper (1937). A fun-loving couple returns from the dead to help a henpecked husband. Cast: Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young. Dir: Norman Z. McLeod.

Topper Takes a Trip (1939.)A glamorous ghost helps a henpecked husband save his wife from gold-digging friends. Cast: Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke. Dir: Norman Z. McLeod.

Merrily We Live (1938) A society matron's habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants leads to romance for her daughter. Cast: Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, Billie Burke.

Unsuspected, The (1947) The producer of a radio crime series commits the perfect crime, then has to put the case on the air. Cast: Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Constance Bennett. Dir: Michael Curtiz.

Also.. Monty and I have some pretty scary Halloween trick or treat movie reviews planned for you.. :)

Have a great week at the movies .

1 comment:

  1. Awesome post Dawn. And thanks for the heads up about Constance bennett on TCM. I didn't know about that. I love Constance.


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