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Dodsworth (1936), or Happy Tho' Married Gets Knocked for a Loop

Hi everyone!

It's been a while since I've blogged, and I did promise I would post here my contribution to The Great Breening Blogathon. So, with the promise that I will contribute here more frequently, here goes...

Dodsworth (1936)



The Technical Stuff (courtesy of Wikipedia)

Directed by     William Wyler

Produced by     Samuel Goldwyn

Written by     Sidney Howard

Based on     Dodsworth 1934 play by Sidney Howard

Dodsworth…

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Added by William Ferry on November 12, 2017 at 6:01pm — No Comments

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON!

Hi everyone! The big day is finally here!

Please be sure to pay a visit to the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society, run by our friend and fellow GAOH member, Tiffany Brannan.

Tiffany graciously accepted my contribution, an examination of DODSWORTH (1936); it was a bit out of the scope of the Breening Blogathon Rules, but I did relate it to the Production Code warnings about divorce and infidelity.

Be sure to read it and check out the other…

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Added by William Ferry on October 14, 2017 at 7:05pm — 1 Comment

PREVIEWS OF COMING ATTRACTIONS, or Tom Swift and His Electric Chair

Greetings fellow film fans and GAOH members and visitors!

   There's an old saying that if you want something done, give it to the guy who's really busy - he finds time to get everything finished. Somehow, I feel this is directed at me...

   Anyway, today I decided to take the plunge, and add a blog post to my list of 10,000 top priorities. Yay me! I can't guarantee that I'll do this on a regular basis, but I'll give it a shot. My thought is, I will probably write about a…

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Added by William Ferry on September 7, 2017 at 9:21pm — 6 Comments

TCM Blog

Jean Harlow, Mary Dees, and SARATOGA

I watched SARATOGA again last night for the first time in years and still found it very depressing. It is so sad to watch Harlow, clearly weak and listless, playing each scene when you know how sick she is. And every time I saw her double Mary Dees’ back turned to the camera, all I […]

Man’s Castle 1933

Embarrassed to say but I just watched Frank Borzage’s Man’s Castle for the first time this week. Wow, what a movie! Spencer Tracy and Loretta Young are both excellent but the way the movie plows headlong into the plight of desperate people during the despression is remarkable. There are some obvious hard cuts in the movie […]

How’s It Going, Everybody?

Every now and then I stop back in to look at some of the updated comments and I’m surprised, and gladdened, to see that there still are comments! Now, I no longer get paid to post here so this is just a “Hi, how are you?” to everyone who still comments here (so don’t freak […]

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