Saturday, December 10, 2011

This Week on Noir and Chick Flicks.

Happy Birthday: Dorothy Lamour! (December 10, 1914 – September 22, 1996). She is best remembered for appearing in the Road to movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. Click picture on side bar to learn more.

ON TCM Dec. 11th. Christmas in Connecticut(1945). Is a Christmas film and romantic comedy directed by Peter Godfrey, and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan and Sydney Greenstreet.

Happy Birthday: Edward G. Robinson! December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was popular star during Hollywood's Golden Age, he is best remembered for his roles as gangsters, such as Rico in his star-making film Little Caesar and as Rocco in Key Largo. Other memorable roles include Barton Keyes in the film noir Double Indemnity and as Dathan in The Ten Commandments. Click picture on side bar to learn more. TCM is hosting a 7 movie  Edward G. Robinson birthday tribute.

ON TCM Dec. 17th. It's A Wonderful World (1939). A romantic screwball comedy starring Claudette Colbert and James Stewart, directed by W. S. Van Dyke.
Please click here to read Its Wonderful World(1939) movie review.

Busby Berkeley and Carole Landis

Busby Berkeley Smoothie:
1 pink grapefruit, peeled, deseeded
and cut into chunks
1 mango, halved, the fruit scooped out and cut up
1 banana, peeled and cut into chunks

place the GRAPEFRUIT, MANGO and
BANANA in the blender and BLEND until
SMOOTH. pour into a glass over ICE.

Article of the week is from: Eves Reel Life Blogspot Shop Rround Corner(1940). Eve says: It is only occasionally that a film ages with extraordinary grace. Ernst Lubitsch's 1940 classic, The Shop Around the Corner, has mellowed in the manner of a rare and prized bottle of Hungarian Tokaji Aszú... please click on link to read the rest of her amazing post.

Merry Christmas from Carole Lombard.


  1. Dawn,
    Thanks for the heads up on Christmas In Connecticut! I haven't seen it.
    Great photos and Dorothy looks gorgeous as usual.

  2. Dawn, Thanks for featuring my THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER post as article of the week! And...that is quite a photo of Dorothy they used to say "va-va-voom"!

  3. Page, Your welcome. I'm so excited that you are going to see the classic, Christmas In Connecticut, for the first time.

    Lady Eve, Your Welcome.

    I wish TCM would spotlight Dorothy Lamour, movies.

    Merry Christmas everyone!


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