“Marvelous girl. Crazy as a bedbug”

I chose a quote by director, Howard Hawks as the title of this post because it describes, to me, why so many of us love Carole Lombard without ever having met her.  Born Jane Allen Peters she was born on this day in 1908. Carole was one of the classic stars I would have most like to […]


Adam’s Rib – you be the judge

“It’s the hilarious answer to who wears the pants!”  That was the tag line used to get audiences to go see Adam’s Rib in 1949 and the pants still fit.   This George Cukor classic offers great fun, real smarts and stars two of Hollywood’s greatest actors, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.  It’s a romantic […]