Mar 1, 2010

Classic Links

A nice profile of singing cowboy Herb Jeffries— Another Old Movie Blog

A peek at Lucille Ball’s dressing room— Dear Old Hollywood

A brief history of the Oscar statuette-- Cinema Style

Will Smith in a remake of Suspicion? I don’t think I’ll ever be able to picture anyone but Cary and Joan in those roles—

And Gwynth Paltrow is going to play Marlene Dietrich? Who is coming up with these ideas?— IMDB

How 100 years of Hollywood have charted the history of America (according to Phil French)— The Guardian

An interesting review of The Visit(1964) with Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Quinn-- Motion Picture Gems

Clifton Webb sings!-- Silents and Talkies


  1. Gwyneth Paltrow as Marlene Dietrich? That's like Doris Day playing George Patton. Nobody's that good an actress, and Gwyneth Paltrow isn't that good an actress.

  2. I see your point, but oh my goodness, Doris Day as George Patton? She's still alive. Let's make it happen!

  3. And she could recreate the split screen bathtub scene from Pillow Talk, only with Rommel in the other tub. I smell a long overdue Oscar!