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  • nutsaboutclara wrote: > A big 'Happy Birthday' to Clara Bow, my red-headed sweetheat, and to > Theda Bara, "My Jewish Queen of Cinncinati, Ohio." > XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX!!!!! > > Ok, so I just finished watching Mr and Mrs Smith with Carole Lombard. Obviously all because its her centenary today, october 6.. . Which was just the right occasion to make this: http...
    Peter Oct 6, 2008
  • For anyone who is close to London any time soon: The BFI is celebrating its 75th birthday and to mark that they have a small exhibit at BFI Southbank, above the boxoffice to be exact, with some interesting items from those 75 years. One of the display cases shows some correspondence from famous people. A major corner of it has some letters of Louise Brooks. It would seem she was a...
    Peter Oct 6, 2008
  • olive_e_thomas wrote: > I'd seen Gods Gift on TCM a few years back but couldn't make out Brooksie in it. > > I think she got 5th billing or thereabout. I think I noticed her in the opening scene even although there were three women in that shot with the same hairstyle :) > I have the following movies on tape; > > The Show Off (off air recording from TCM) > Beggars of Life...
    Peter Sep 3, 2008
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  • Did that include the white cat as well ? Meanwhile.. I ran into Gods Gift To Women the other day. Haven't seen it yet but its one of her later movies and she's down to supporting roles. Simply ticking off titles here: Out of the 26 listed on the IMDB 2 of them had her scenes deleted. From those 24 I currently have: its the old army game the show off a girl in every port beggars of...
    Peter Sep 3, 2008
  • nutsaboutclara wrote: > True, very true. > > -Dario. > > > Meanwhile.. back at the Lab :) I may have stirred something up I think. Not a bad thing actually. During the past few days I have been messing around with some photo editing software and the result can now be found at my website. http://thetwilightzone.xs4all.nl/dvdpreviews/index.html I turned it into a proper looking few...
    Peter Aug 21, 2008
  • nutsaboutclara wrote: > I wonder if today's film buffs know anything about Carole Lombard for > there to be any interest in her centennial? > > > Well probably with the real fans and I suppose with the DVD vendors. There is already one 6-dvd pack available for her and with some luck they will indeed release a CE set within the near future. I have been counting and make it at least...
    Peter Aug 15, 2008
  • nutsaboutclara wrote: > Oh dear! I remember that group(LBS) being so active at one point > during the earlier part of the millenia. What a shame, really. > > -Dario. > My experience is that these groups suffer from a bright spark occasionally, usually around certain dates. I predict a Carole Lombard group suddenly reviving within 6 weeks or so. (so.... yup its her centenary...
    Peter Aug 13, 2008
  • olive_e_thomas wrote: > One of the advantages of a Yahoo Group is you get a lot of > archive space for photographs so even 'dead' groups have their > place. > thats true. But the internet is quite big and there are a lot of websites around for her. Shouldn't be too hard to find a good place for those. > Often I think people start a group and after a while lose interest > in the...
    Peter Aug 10, 2008
  • olive_e_thomas wrote: > There are a little over 150 active members on our rolls and 8 > more that Yahoo lists as "Bouncing". > ah. I went over a ton of groups a while ago and found several to my likings. Unfortunately most of them appear to be as dead as a door nail. Maybe Y should do some house keeping on the lot. Weed out a few 1000 groups that have no members or zero flow. Makes...
    Peter Aug 10, 2008
  • nutsaboutclara wrote: > Hi everyone! I forgot to post this anniversary yesterday, so, here it > goes: Yesterday was the 23rd anniversary of Louise Brooks' passing, at > the age of 78. Let us pause a moment and say a silent prayer for > Brooksie, shall we? > > -Dario. Well.. I'm not the religious kind actually but I could mention that I made a custom DVD cover for her a while ago...
    Peter Aug 9, 2008