Audrey Totter could handle herself. She had a “knows the ropes” vibe that made her the epitome of the silver screen dame. Though her apple-cheeked brand of bad girl wasn’t in many movies, she made such an impression in the films in which she did appear that she holds a special place in the silver screen dame pantheon.
Normally a movie star known the world over as the woman who is “too beautiful” is not all that relatable. But when I came across the story of silent
For someone like me, who’s spent most of her life obsessed with the stars, stories and minutiae of Old Hollywood, something like You Must Remember This is a godsend.
Paulette Goddard had this whole dame thing down pat. Wrapping a genius around her little finger, becoming a major movie star, marrying a millionaire — it all came as
Sexy blondes from Marilyn to Madonna owe 1930s movie superstar Jean Harlow a huge debt. (As does Clairol.) It may be hard for contemporary minds to understand, but blonde
Just when you think the world has gone to hell in a handbasket, from behind the dark clouds drifts to Earth a radiant angel, dressed in a resplendent robe
Here is a continuation of my Top Ten List of Classic Dame-y Movies. This is no easy task because there are so many movies that feature dames being dames.
The world is chock full of dames, some fully-blossomed, some who remain stunted as seedlings. One of the best ways to coax a nascent dame out of her shell
I always thought Teresa Wright was talented and sweet, but kind of an ineffectual limp noodle. She plays the good girl well, and I guess that was my problem.
Carole Landis is known primarily as the bosomy blonde movie star who offed herself over Rex Harrison. Of all the schmucks who’ve driven ladies to leap, the idea of