Tag Archives: Sylvia Sidney

December 2023/January-February 2024 Viewing Diary

The Golden Bachelor Watched – in great hilarity – with Karen and Allison during a raucous sleepover, and Carol pulled up on FaceTime. So we could watch together. The whole thing is so ridiculous. Maestro (2023; d. Bradley Cooper) I … Continue reading

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March 2022 Viewing Diary

I’m going along my own viewing way, and then I get a gig, and everything changes. You can tell when it happens. Not announcing this gig yet, and will not be confirming or denying anything. The viewing diary is what … Continue reading

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The Essence of Old-School Female Stars

Pretty faces. Kay Francis as a platinum blonde! Some of my faves there. Sylvia Sidney, too. They’re all so individual, aren’t they? You would never mistake Clara Bow for Barbara Stanwyck. It would be impossible. There can be a sameness … Continue reading

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Merrily We Go To Hell (1932); Dir. Dorothy Arzner

On Facebook recently, a friend mentioned the wonderful Fredric March, in passing, and while he is probably most famous for The Best Years of Our Lives, I think some of the best acting he has ever done is in the … Continue reading

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