Tag Archives: Madeline Kahn

For Today, But Really Every Day: Ladies I Love

I love these women for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or they were “there” in my most formative years, holding out a torch to lead the way. … Continue reading

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20 most surprising female performances (Part 1)

Alex had a series going on of 20 Most Surprising Female Performances (Here is Part 1 and Part 2). Please please go check out her choices, and also her brief descriptions of why she chose each one. Great stuff, thought-provoking. … Continue reading

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“She knows this scene is a large opportunity, but she doesn’t milk it; she stays true to the character, the real, strange person who is always alive somewhere even in Kahn’s most outrageous inventions.”

Not to be missed: Dan Callahan’s 5 for the day: Madeline Kahn.

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Movie Poster: Young Frankenstein

J’adore (one).

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20 Favorite Actresses: Part 2

If I had to choose, here are my favorite performances of my 20 choices – the performance may not be what they are most famous for, but that’s no matter. Gena Rowlands: Opening Night Barbara Stanwyck: Ball of Fire Sissy … Continue reading

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20 Favorite Actresses

Where does my heart lie? The meme going around now is 20 favorite actresses. Please go here to see the compilation of links as well as Nathaniel’s choices. I had a hard time with the “all time” part of things … Continue reading

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