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  1. Today in History: Joan Crawford's Oscar, Bel Powley's Rise, Loretta Young's EmmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 |

    ... in Beaches I think, as Bette Midler's theater hubby. the 18th Academy Awards are held. Joan Crawford wins for Mildred Pierce. She isn't at the ceremony; She accepts the prize from her bed with a photo-op. What. A. Diva. Yes, yes, we will be ...


  2. Feud Loves Difficult White WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | MTV

    ... kind that women, especially women over 25, can bite into. When films like Autumn Leaves, All About Eve , and Mildred Pierce debuted, women's pictures were au courant in Hollywood. Actresses like Joan Crawford and Bette Davis dominated the box ...


  3. Review: Team Bette and Team Joan duke it out over FX's campalicious 'Feud'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Jane: "All this time, we could have been friends." Joan Fun fact: Bette Davis passed on the leading role in Mildred Pierce , Joan's only Oscar-winning performance. Joan's later career had more downs than ups, and in the end, she became more of a ...


  4. 'Feud: Bette & Joan' explores a larger-than-life rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Anniston Star

    ... in their own right. Jessica Lange is Crawford, whom we meet 16 years after her best actress Oscar for 1945's "Mildred Pierce." Widowed, buried by debt and without a good role for more than five years, she is desperate to find a project that will ...


  5. Who's in the Mood for a Feud ? New at ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... his Laguna Beach mansion to resemble the infamous murder-scene beach house in Crawford's 1945 melodrama Mildred Pierce .) And he uses his note-for-bitchy-note recreation of the Crawford-Davis rivalry to construct a raunchy elegy to the milieu from ...


  6. We're going mega-Crawford for 'Feud'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    If you're like us you're eagerly awaiting Sunday's premiere of Feud: Bette and Joan on FX. . This first season of a new series zooms in on the tempestuous relationship between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis during the making of the camp horror classic What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? To mark the occasion we're planning a Crawford blow-out, looking not just at Feud and Jane but also Mildred Pierce , recently restored and released by the Criterion Collection, and Crawford's cultural significance as a classic but unconventional movie star.


  7. Why Did Joan Crawford and Bette Davis 'Feud'? Here's Everything You Need to Know Before WatchingRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | ETonline

    ... She made a major big-screen comeback in 1945 when she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mildred Pierce , and Best Actress nominations for Possessed (1947) and Sudden Fear (1952), but after that, roles for her in Hollywood were ...


  8. FX Gets Nostalgic to Promote the Bette Davis-Joan Crawford Series 'Feud'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | AdWeek

    ... start out, the ingenue is at the top, and then they walk down and you're seeing [Crawford] as she would be in Mildred Pierce and [Davis] as she would be in All About Eve. And then we come down and they transform into who they are now," said Gibbons. ...


  9. a Feuda shows the star wars behind a Baby JaneaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... Despite their dislike of each other, their careers were entwined. Crawford's only Oscar was for “Mildred Pierce,” a role Davis turned down. When she was offered “Baby Jane,” Davis, too, was pretty much doing TV guest ...


  10. Where's the Beef?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Slate Magazine

    ... work. Edging toward her 60s, widowed, broke, and more than a decade removed from her Best Actress turn in Mildred Pierce , she has reached the "certain age" that renders her unhireable by the Hollywood boys' club. Joan takes matters into her own ...


  11. 'Feud' stars on the real Bette Davis and Joan CrawfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | USA Today

    ... becoming a shop girl during the Depression years. a (Later), she resuscitated her career by being cast in Mildred Pierce , a great part she played to the hilt." Favorite Crawford films: Mildred Pierce (Lange, who starred in 1981's The Postman Always ...


  12. Share your best comeback line and you could be whisked off to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Queerty

    ... the looney bird that she is! Next thing I know she'll be basting my din-din in Pepsi!" Two words, bitch: "Mildred Pierce." But at least Miss Davis was already very convincing as a 50 year old in the movie SHE chose. Is that what Ms. Davis, said? ...


  13. The Juicy True Story Behind Feud, Ryan Murphy's Newest ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Refinery 29

    ... film 1945: Fierce Competition - & An Oscar Bette Davis was the Warner Brothers' first choice for the drama Mildred Pierce , but she turned it down. Crawford was eager for the role, though the film's director Michael Curtiz wasn't quite as ...


  14. Why Bette Davis and Joan Crawford's feud lasted a lifetime 0:0Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2017 | New York Post

    ... figure prominently in the women's conflict, beginning in 1945 when Davis turned down the starring role in "Mildred Pierce." Scooping up Davis' sloppy seconds, Crawford won her only Academy Award. Seven years later, Davis filmed "The Star," which ...


  15. 11 Films, Books and More Old Hollywood Gems to Check Out As Your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | E! Online

    ... The expose was made into a movie starring Faye Dunaway in 1981, which has since become a cult classic. FILM: Mildred Pierce : Crawford won the Oscar in 1945 for this film, and infamously was too ill to attend the ceremony, but had the award ...


  16. Criterion brings 'Mildred Pierce' out of the noir shadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    It may not be as faithful or definitive an adaptation of the James M. Cain novel as Todd Haynes' 2011 HBO miniseries, but Michael Curtiz's "Mildred Pierce" remains a rip-roaring entertainment. Joan Crawford won an Academy Award for her performance as a single mother-turned-restaurateur, seeking a better life for her children in the shadows of a starkly monochrome Los Angeles - only to learn, in classic noir tradition, that the road to hell is forever paved with good intentions.


  17. February 21, 2017: This Week on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 |

    ... Criterion Collection this week offers two very different cinema classics. First up is Michael Curtiz's 1945 Mildred Pierce , which earned star Joan Crawford an Oscar. Then there's the early Pedro Almodovar comedy drama Women on the Verge of a ...


  18. Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange face off in 'Feud' promosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | UPI

    ... Crawford's famous rift began on the set of the 1962 movie and developed into a lifelong rivalry. Crawford ( Mildred Pierce , Possessed ) died at age 73 in 1977, while Davis ( Dangerous , All About Eve ) died at age 81 in 1989. Feud: Bette and Joan ...


  19. 'Feud': A Timeline of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford's Infamous RivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Bros. (Davis had separated from MGM), and both were at some point in consideration for the title role in Mildred Pierce . Crawford eventually landed the role when Davis turned it down, leading to her first Academy Award win. Davis, who was hungry ...


  20. Olympic swimming champ Ian Thorpe sells his Hollywood Hills retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... sold in 55 days, was built in 1961 and was first owned by actor John Compton, who appeared in such films as "Mildred Pierce" and "The D.A.'s Man." Among other former owners is celebrity publicist Elliot Mintz, whose clients have included such mega ...