Friday Foto Follies: Myrna Loy’s Hats

Pickford & Fairbanks, Laurel & Hardy, Fred & Ginger, Abbott & Costello, Hope & Crosby, Tracy & Hepburn, Gable & Lombard and… Myrna Loy & Hats – the subject of today’s Friday Foto Follies because no one wore them better.   This post was inspired by and is dedicated to Sarah Owens – classic film fan, […]


For Gable it’s Harlow or Loy in WIFE VERSUS SECRETARY

Imagine this… You look exactly like Clark Gable, you’re married to a woman who looks exactly like Myrna Loy and you get to go to an office every day where your secretary looks exactly like Jean Harlow.  Oh, and you have a successful career and make lots of money.  In other words, your life is […]


Snippets of Myrna Loy

There was only one Myrna Loy, a woman who possessed a beauty and talent that are the stuff of legend.  Her impeccable style, dramatic flair and comedic timing make her a perennial favorite.  Ms. Loy would have celebrated a birthday today and I can’t let the day slip by without posting something in her honor […]


OH NO THEY DIDN’T! Ignored by Oscar

Awards season always brings out the movie critic in us all. Opining and critiquing become part of daily exchanges in all manner of social media.  The fact that the 2013 Oscars are now history deters Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and its legion of fans not.  We continue to pay attention to Oscars past and offer opinions […]


Lux Radio Theater – THE THIN MAN

Greetings from Hollywood, Ladies And Gentleman…… “The Thin Man” Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy Original Air Date: June 8, 1936 Episode Number: 84 Play Introduced by W. S. Van Dyke This entry includes Powell and Loy in the Lux broadcast of “After the Thin Man” as well.


7 x 7 Award – My favorite posts

I was tagged by three great bloggers, Kari at What Happened to Hollywood, Kristina at Speakeasy and Stephen at Classic Movie Man (thank you!) for what seems to be a “tag-you’re-it” blog award.  To me it means the world that other, very highly regarded bloggers even think of my blog so I’m thrilled to be mentioned not by […]


Myrna Loy – the little things

“Life is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming.” Today is Myrna Loy day on Turner Classic Movies (TCM).  This would have been her 107th birthday and I can’t resist jumping on the blogging  bandwagon and dedicating a post to the Hollywood legend.  I watched a few of her films […]


The Best Years of Our Lives

There are movies.  And then there are MOVIES. WWII has just ended and three servicemen meet on their way back home to the town of Boone City.  Air Force Captain Fred Derry, Infantry Sergeant Al Stephenson and Sailor Homer Parrish.  During the day-long journey home, the three men forge a friendship and we get to […]