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  1. Books of the week September 22, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 |

    Mommie Dearest , that memoir of troubled mother-daughter relationships penned by movie star Joan Crawford's daughter, Christina, looms large across the narrative of US author Tamara Colchester's startling first novel, The Heart is a Burial Ground . Crawford's tale of maternal abuse, promiscuity and neglect is in many ways a mirror - but not a source - of Colchester's plot.


  2. Blake Lively looks flirty and feminine in printed A-line skirt in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Daily Mail

    ... kind of similar in tone to this film. 'So film-making used to be like that in the 40s, with Bette Davies and Joan Crawford, and then it kind of petered out and became like men chasing each other around.' Lively also dished what it was like to play a ...


  3. Obituary: Mary Carlisle, actressRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    Mary Carlisle, who has died aged 104, made her film debut 95 years ago, four years before the birth of the talkies, she appeared in more than 60 films and she retired from acting while the Second World War was still in progress. Carlisle played diminutive, blonde ingenues in many films, she was a giggly honeymooner in the classic ensemble drama Grand Hotel , with Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford and John and Lionel Barrymore, and she was serenaded in no fewer than three films by America's favourite crooner Bing Crosby.


  4. Hollywood IdolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    This glamorous actress raised herself from brutal poverty to Academy Award-winning stardom through guts, determination and hard work. Joan Crawford has endured as one of the most popular icons of the movies.


  5. The Ringwald Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 |

    ... the movie Clue? Yep. A timely take on the absurdly political battle of gay wedding cakes? Oh, we got that. A Joan Crawford Christmas? Check! A fresh spin on an Arthur Miller masterpiece? ATTENTION MUST BE PAID! We can't wait to show you the all-new ...


  6. - Blog - The Film ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 |

    ... which seems the way Crawford would have wanted it....if you can't be first than be last with featured billing! Joan Crawford is one of my favourite actresses from the golden age. No, she didn't have the versatility of a Barbara Stanwyck or the depth ...


  7. Strait-JacketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | HorrorTalk News

    Directed by William Castle Written by Robert Bloch 1964, 93 minutes, Not Rated Blu-ray released on August 21st, 2018 Starring: Joan Crawford as Lucy Harbin Diane Baker as Carol Cutler Leif Erickson as Bill Cutler Howard St. John as Raymond Fields John Anthony Hayes as Michael Fields Rochelle Hudson as Emily Cutler George Kennedy as Leo Krause Edith Atwater as Mrs. Alison Fields Mitchell Cox as Dr. Anderson One fateful night, Lucy Harbin catches her philandering husband in bed with another woman. Naturally, her first reaction is to grab the nearest axe and decapitate both of them.


  8. Tinseltown Talks: India Adams isn't just a voice behind the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 |

    ... Adams receives considerable attention in classic film circles for her brief work dubbing the singing voices of Joan Crawford and Cyd Charisse in films of the early 1950s such as "The Band Wagon," "Torch Song" and "Johnny Guitar." "I was appearing at ...


  9. Mary Carlisle, Depression-Era Movie Ingénue, Is Dead at 104Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... promising young actresses Wampas Baby Stars as an annual publicity stunt. Their number included Clara Bow, Joan Crawford , Mary Astor and Loretta Young . Ms. Carlisle, chosen alongside Ginger Rogers and Gloria Stuart in 1932, was the last surviving ...


  10. Joan Crawford knew how to craft a fun party dipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | MSN Living

    Of all the screen stars from the golden age of Hollywood, Joan Crawford may be the most controversial. Ever since the tell-all Mommie Dearest by her daughter Christina , Crawford's image has gone from glamorous movie queen to unhinged child abuser ready to go off at any moment about Clorox cleanser and wire hangers.


  11. I couldn't live without lipstick say novelist Maeve HaranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... course you have lipstick on your tooth. We all know the meaning of scarlet lips: challenging, assertive. From Joan Crawford to Dita Von Teese, red has always meant sexy and self-confident. It's often remarked that lipstick is a fertility symbol - ...


  12. We Didn't Invent ItRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Glittering Eye

    ... Except that in the case of Johnny Guitar the sheriff and gambler parts were played by Mercedes McCambridge and Joan Crawford while the dancehall girl part was played by Sterling Hayden. We didn't invent the gender-switch movies we've had a spate of ...


  13. Queer highlights at the 2018 Melbourne International Film FestivalRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Sydney Star Observer

    ... There are so many classics here: Judy Garland in Funny Face , Marlene Dietrich's bisexual swagger in Morocco , Joan Crawford in The Women , Fassbinder's The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant and, of course, Diana Ross in the camp masterwork Mahogany . ...


  14. 'Gone With the Wind' star Olivia de Havilland turns 102, outlives castRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Fox News

    ... he filed against FX Networks over her depiction in a miniseries about the feud between her and Bette Davis and Joan Crawford was dismissed in March.


  15. 1943 is coming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 |

    ... also available to rent on other services if you don't have Filmstruck ) Above Suspicion (Fred MacMurray and Joan Crawford) Cabin in the Sky (the all black musical directed by Vincente Minnelli) Casablanca (it's listed as 1942 everywhere but its ...


  16. Tonight's Movie: Flamingo Road (1949) at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    Last month's 2018 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival concluded on Sunday , May 13th, with one of my favorite films of the festival, FLAMINGO ROAD . It was my first time to see this terrific Joan Crawford melodrama, with Michael Curtiz directing a superb cast in a highly entertaining 94-minute film.


  17. Joan Crawford shines in five Hollywood classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Chicago Reader

    Joan Crawford's screen persona ran the gamut-from flapper-comedienne in the 1920s to Hollywood tough gal in the'30s and '40s to more vulnerable characters in the '50s to a camped-up version of herself in schlocky genre films of the '60s and '70s. Along the way, a number of films cemented her as an indelible presence.


  18. Ronald Reagan's SoCal home from his acting days hits market at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... more fame points recently on the FX series "Feud: Bette and Joan," in which it served as the home of actress Joan Crawford (played by Jessica Lange ) as she fought to outshine her rival Bette Davis (played by Susan Sarandon ). "We've had a strong ...


  19. Forget Garbo; the Barrymores and Joan Crawford are key to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | SFGate

    ... together five of its top roster of stars - Greta Garbo, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore and Joan Crawford - in an ensemble piece directed by Edmund Goulding that was one of the biggest early sound hits and won the Oscar for best ...


  20. Glimpses of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    ... instance, she said, as movies began to have a major cultural impact during the Great Depression, the image of Joan Crawford dressed in the famous "Letty Lynton dress" in the movie of the same name inspired a Macy's replica which sold 50,000 dresses ...