Aug 6, 2010

Classic Links

Day 1 of the John Huston blogathon— Icebox Movies

This question has me stumped—does anyone know the name of an actress that exchanged axes with Alec Guinness for over 20 years?— Via Margutta 51

The entertaining early talkie Their Own Desire (1929), with Norma Shearer and Robert Montgomery— Flappers and Flickers

I want this poster! It’s for The Girl Said No (1930), with Leila Hyams and William Haines.— Art Deco

This interesting gallery shows the aging of Greta Garbo— A Mythical Monkey Writes About the Movies


  1. Alec Guinness and Grace Kelly exchanged the same tomahawk for years as a prank.

  2. Oh that's right--they were in The Swan together! That's great panavia--thanks!

  3. KC

    I guessed Irene Worth. I was wrong. Panavia999 was correct. Once told, I found a Guinness clip discussing the story:


  4. You guys, thanks for participating with so much passion :) It was Grace Kelly, and the font has been posted.

  5. This was fun! Thanks for posting the clip Gerald. I can't wait to watch it.

    Your guessing games are fun Clara!