At this time of year it’s only natural my mind should turn to sparkly jewellery and classic movies (the perfect
Ina Claire was best known as a Broadway actress, but she also made movies between 1915 and 1943. She was
Anna Q. Nilsson was a successful silent movie actress in 1920s America. Born in Sweden the enigmatic Q in her
Katharine Hepburn was something of a trailblazer in the Classic Hollywood era. One of the first leading ladies to reject
Fay Wray is perhaps the most famous of all the early scream queens because of her role as Ann Darrow
Rubye De Remer was a particuarly pretty silent movie actress during the 1920s. She landed a spot in the Ziegfeld
Some of the biggest movie parts in history were first offered to other actors, including the part of Indiana Jones.
Chaplin, along with his mother and siblings, were sent to the dreaded Victorian workhouse when he was aged just 7.
If you’ve watched Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (and I’m pretty sure you will have done) you’ll remember those twin girls.
Judy Garland is one of those movie stars that everyone is aware of, even if it’s just becaue they watch The
I know this isn’t really a classic movie, especially as it’s only 3 years old, but it’s the first silent
This week I once again stuck with my Thriller / Film Noir theme and watched The Dark Mirror, a dark
I took a break from Hitchcock movies and delved into the world of 1940s Film Noir this week. ‘Caught‘ is
There’s little more fascinating than looking at stars back when they were ‘normal people’. Even Marilyn Monroe looked like any
I’ve never really ‘got’ the Clark Gable thing. I’ve watched Gone With The Wind without him leaving any particular impression
Taylor was married 8 times. Her shortest marriage was with her first husband Conrad Nicky Hilton which lasted just 9
When we think of silent movie stars we inevitably think of Garbo, Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino as well as perhaps
Hitchcock’s fair-haired heroines are perhaps those that spring to mind when you think of an ice-cold blonde. They was certainly