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At 1:35pm on February 13, 2010, Rosie Sayer said…
I'm surprised! But I want to find out for sure so that I can know whether someone correctly answered my trivia question over on Screwball Comedies. As quizmistress I need to have my facts straight. :-) I did an Internet search, of course, but I couldn't find detailed enough information on the plot.
Thanks, Bill, for your quick reply!
At 10:49am on February 13, 2010, Rosie Sayer said…
Hi, Bill. I haven't been very much in touch with my GAOH friends in a while. I hope all is well with you.
I was wondering if you've ever seen Dance, Girl, Dance. It's a Dorothy Arzner film that stars Maureen O'Hara. I have a little question, and thought you would be my best bet at finding out the answer (since you seem to have seen everything!). The question is whether Ralph Bellamy woos Maureen but loses her to Louis Hayward in this film. Do you know?
I see I missed your birthday. Hope it was a happy one!
At 4:38pm on January 29, 2010, Abdullah aka Chuck said…
Have a great birthday!!

At 3:47pm on November 27, 2008, Rosie Sayer said…
Rita Hayworth in Gilda!
(Love that line.)
Thanks for stopping by--I hope you'll come by the Screwball Comedies page more often! I'll have a new trivia question up soon.
At 11:33pm on September 27, 2008, Bill said…
Very interesting, thanks for this.
You can go more directly to the site with this link
http://morethanyouneededtoknow.typepad.com/the_unsung_joe/page/2/
At 2:33pm on September 2, 2008, basilnelson said…
Thanks Bill. My videos are available to all movie enthusiasts and you are welcome. Yes, Carolyn of the Profane Angel is well known to me. We subscribe to each other's Youtube Channels and we are 'Friends' here at the Golden Age site.

I hope you continue to enjoy my little tributes. I have many projects in the pipeline and if there any names you would like to see in my Movie Legends series, just drop me a line.

I have already produced two new titles RICHARD ARLEN and NILS ASTHER for another Golden Age member (which have been released here but not yet on Youtube) so any new names are always welcome.
Regards BAZ
At 9:32am on August 3, 2008, Dave Miller said…
Hi Bill, thanks for joining my list of friends. Hope to chat more in the future.
Take care,
Dave
At 7:31pm on July 13, 2008, Bill said…
I have to say that I was a bit taken back by the scene you mentioned but I put it down to the fact it WAS pre-code. Quite obviously this would not be allowed post code nor would any court or enquiry board allow a witness to arrive in such obvious state of duress and testify. Well, that's the movies and it is an excellent example of pre code.
Yes, I have seen Hot Saturday and I enjoyed it although a bit implausible in my opinion. I thought it was fun to see Randolph Scott with Cary since they were good friends and shared a residence, but that is another story
Bill
At 3:40pm on July 3, 2008, Rosie Sayer said…
Bill,
I haven't commented on this before, but I love your blog posts on what you're watching. I appreciate that you flesh your blog posts out with background information rather than just giving a thumbs up or thumbs down. Your reviews are straightforward yet personal and really make me feel as if we could be discussing the film over a cup of coffee. Makes for nice reading! I also envy how many films you get to watch!
At 10:11am on June 23, 2008, Bill said…
Hard to read the line which is:
If I had been a ranch, they would have named me 'The Bar None' "
At 10:10am on June 23, 2008, Bill said…
One of my favourite movie lines.

At 12:19pm on June 7, 2008, Bill said…
I added this picture of Alice Faye for Kevin
At 4:42pm on May 23, 2008, Bill said…
Absolutely! 1930s and 1940s are among my favourite films. Those were the days of good scripts and good screenwriters. Yes, I also like to collect and/or watch precodes. Most of the ones I have don't really cost that much because I trade for them and they usually are from TCM screenings.
At 9:49pm on May 14, 2008, Ktrek said…
Hey Bill! or do you prefer William? I'm confused! LOL

Anyway, I would be interested in working out some trades with you. You can send me a tradeliste at ktrek@yahoo.com and you can view my tradelist at:

http://www.dentonwebservice.com/movies/list.html

It's pretty much up to date and most of what I have on my list have been recorded of TCM FOX or been obtained from trades.

Kevin
At 6:14pm on April 28, 2008, Bill said…
Screwball comedies that sounds great. I will certainly have a look see.

My favourite films are those made in the 1930s and 1940s of all genres and I have currently just about 1000 from that period. Thanks to trades I will be adding several more of Joan's films and I recently made a deal to acquire these so I will be busy watching..

1. ACROSS TO SINGAPORE: 1928 86 MIN: JOAN CRAWFORD, R NOVARRO Dig
2. Berserk: 1968 96min, Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Judy Geeson Dig WS
3. Best of Everything, The: 1959 121min: Joan Crawford, Hope Lange, Diane Baker
4. Boob, The: 1926 64min dig: Joan Crawford, Gertrude Olmstead, George K Arthur
5. CARETAKERS, THE: 1963 97min WS Dig: JOAN CRAWFORD, ROBERT STACK, Polly Bergen
6. Goodbye, My Fancy: 1951 107min: Joan Crawford, Robert Young, Frank Lovejoy, Eve Arden Dig
7. GORGEOUS HUSSY, THE: 1936: JOAN CRAWFORD, ROBERT TAYLOR dig
8. ICE FOLLIES OF 1939, THE: 1939: JOAN CRAWFORD, JAMES STEWART dig
9. Indian Spirit Guide, The: Journey To The Unknown: 1968 50min TV. Joan Crawford, Sebastian Cabot
10. Journey To Midnight: 1968 100min TV. Joan Crawford, Sebastian Cabot, Chad Everett, Edward Fox Dig
11. Journey To The Unknown: Poor Butterfly: 1968 50min TV. Joan Crawford, Sebastian Cabot Dig
12. Journey To The Unknown: The Indian Spirit Guide: 1968 50min TV. Joan Crawford, Sebastian Cabot Dig
13. Karate Killers, The: 1967 93min Dig: Joan Crawford, Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Curd Jurgens
14. Laughing Sinners: 1931 72min: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Roscoe Karns, Neil Hamilton
15. MANNEQUIN: 1937 95 min: Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy Dig
16. Montana Moon: 1930 89min: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian
17. NO MORE LADIES: 1935 80 MIN: JOAN CRAWFORD, R MONTGOMERY Dig
18. Our Blushing Brides: 1930 99min: Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Hedda Hopper
19. PAID: 1930: 86 MIN: JOAN CRAWFORD, Kent Douglass. Dir Sam Wood
20. Poor Butterfly: Journey To The Unknown: 1968 50min TV. Joan Crawford, Sebastian Cabot Dig
21. POSSESSED: 1947: 108min Dig: JOAN CRAWFORD, VAN HEFLIN (REMAKE)
22. REUNION IN FRANCE: 1942 99min: Joan Crawford, John Carradine, John Wayne Dig
23. Sadie McKee: 1934 93 min Dig: Joan Crawford, Gene Raymond, Franchot Tone
24. Spring Fever: 1927 60min dig: 60min dig: Joan Crawford, william Haines, George K Arthur, Eileen Percy
25. STORY OF ESTHER COSTELLO, THE: 1957 103 min Dig LB: Joan Crawford
26. STRAIT-JACKET: 1964 89 min Dig WS: Joan Crawford, Leif Erickson
27. SUSAN AND GOD: 1940 117 min dig: Joan Crawford, Rita Hayworth
28. This Modern Age: 1931 68min: Joan Crawford, Pauline Frederick, Neil Hamilton Dig
29. This Woman is Dangerous: 1952 100min: Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, Philip Carey Dig
30. TODAY WE LIVE: 1933 113 min: Joan Crawford. Writ by Wm Faulkner Dig
31. TORCH SONG: 1953: JOAN CRAWFORD, MICHAEL WILDING: 90 MIN Dig
32. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp: 1926 62min: Joan Crawford, Harry Langdon, Edwards Davis Dig
33. Trog: 1970 93min WS Dig: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay, Kim Braden
34. UNKNOWN, THE: 1927 50 MIN Silent: JOAN CRAWFORD, LON CHANEY Dig
35. Untamed: 1929 86 min Dig: Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Ernest Torrence
36. West Point: 1928 Silent: Joan Crawford, William Haines, William Bakewell, Neil Neely dig Restored
At 4:21pm on April 28, 2008, Rosie Sayer said…
Hi, Bill! I'd love to hear about your collection! I collect, too. My collection isn't huge, but it's specialized--mostly comedies from the 30s and 40s. I'm a member of the Screwball Comedies group. If you're interested, please join us!
At 10:52am on April 25, 2008, Bill said…
Hmm! I can't say as I do know any conventions but I belong to a few internet interest groups such as Yahoo. I also trade DVD discs mostly with contacts I have met online at the movie swap group. It is not very active these days because most of the good traders deal with each other via direct email. One fellow lives in Toronto BTW.
Bill
At 3:08pm on April 15, 2008, film_eccentrik said…
I love reading filmic books too. I've read the autobiographies of Myrna Loy, Fred and Ginger, Charlie Chaplin, and a biography of Cary Grant. I also own about 6 other film books.
At 3:14pm on April 14, 2008, film_eccentrik said…
Hello and welcome! I love Cary Grant and Mryna Loy too. Hope to see you around here often.

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