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Our Dancing Daughters **** (1928, Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Anita Page, Nils Asther, Dorothy Sebastian) – Classic Movie Review 5953

After a series of small roles between 1925 and 1928, Joan Crawford was elevated to star status overnight as fun-loving socialite Diana Medford in director Harry Beaumont’s 1928 Our Dancing Daughters. Crawford is ideally cast as […]

Aug, 22

Gold Diggers of 1935 ***** (1935, Dick Powell Adolphe Menjou, Gloria Stuart, Alice Brady, Hugh Herbert, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh, Winifred Shaw, Grant Mitchell) – Classic Movie Review 5893

Come along and listen to the Oscar-winning ‘Lullaby of Broadway’ (sung by Winifred [Wini] Shaw), and marvel at the choreography of director Busby Berkeley in this third movie in the Gold Diggers series. Harry Warren (music) and Al […]

Aug, 10

The Bride Comes Home *** (1935, Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young) – Classic Movie Review 5474

Claudette Colbert stars as Jeannette Desmereau, a willful penniless socialite who cannot make up her mind whether to marry a smooth millionaire called Jack Bristow (Robert Young) or his tough bodyguard Cyrus Anderson (Fred MacMurray), in […]

May, 18

Ziegfeld Girl **** (1941, James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner, Tony Martin,Philip Dorn, Dan Dailey) – Classic Movie Review 5161

MGM’s spectacular 1941 musical drama is engaging, opulently made and lavishly cast. It follows the fortunes of three plucky gals (Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr and Lana Turner), all charming, idiosyncratic beauties determined to aim for […]

Mar, 15

Saratoga *** (1937, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Una Merkel, Margaret Hamilton, Hattie McDaniel) – Classic Movie Review 4981

Director Jack Conway’s sad and troubled 1937 MGM movie is the last pairing of Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film together. Harlow died suddenly on 7 June 1937 at the […]

Feb, 18

Sadie McKee ***½ (1934, Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Gene Raymond, Edward Arnold, Esther Ralston, Helen Ware) – Classic Movie Review 4951

Director Clarence Brown’s 1934 romance stars Joan Crawford, whose commanding presence dominates this sleek and glossy soap opera, in which she improbably plays a luckless young lady. She is Sadie McKee, a servant girl working […]

Jan, 27

The Cat and the Canary **** (1927, Creighton Hale, Laura La Plante, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall, Flora Finch, Gertrude Astor, Lucien Littlefield) – Classic Movie Review 4425

Director Paul Leni’s famed 1927 Universal Studios silent version of John Willard’s long-running stage play stars Creighton Hale, Laura La Plante, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall, Flora Finch, Gertrude Astor and Lucien Littlefield. Robert F Hill, Alfred […]

Sep, 27

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