Film Friday | Weekly Roundup
- Buster Keaton’s birthday is October 4! I know you’ve ordered your cakes, but The Droid You’re Looking For! has not only the best site name ever, but a Keaton photo retrospective.
- The always excellent Shadows and Satin has not only joined the LAMB, and not only credited PCF for being the source for discovering the LAMB, but also has an excellent review of the Barbara Stanwyck classic Baby Face!
- I Love Old Hollywood ponders the eternal question: what is the origin of the Joan Crawford – Bette Davis feud?
- Life and Death in L.A. reviews one of my mostest favorite Bogart movies, High Sierra, in “The Humanity of a Mad Dog in High Sierra.”
- You know as well as I do that one of the chief reasons to watch classic movies is to visit a time when everyone wore hats. Film Noir Photos and She Blogged By Night know it too, and rounded up some pics of Gloria Swanson in Outlandish Hats and Interesting Hats for our enjoyment.
- Screen Insights reviews Charlie Chaplin in Mabel’s Strange Predicament.
- We all know Buster Keaton as our stone faced silent clown. But Keaton did ALOT of television later in life, and I never ceased to be delighted by it. Here he is on the “Donna Reed Show”:
Posted on September 30, 2011, in Miscellany and tagged bette davis, buster keaton, charlie chaplin, compulsion, High Sierra, Hitchcock, Humprhey Bogart, joan crawford, Netflix, orson welles, sergei eisenstein, the marx brothers. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.