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Cary Grant Movies: 'An Affair to Remember' No Credit for Blacklisted Screenwriter

Cary Grant movies: The new and improved Archibald Leach. Cary Grant movies: 'An Affair to Remember' does sentimental justice to its title Cary Grant excelled at playing Cary Grant. This evening, Dec. 8, '14, fans of the charming, sophisticated, debonair actor – not to be confused with the Bristol-born Archibald Leach – can rejoice, as no less than eight Cary Grant movies will be shown on Turner Classic Movies, including a handful of his most successful and most popular star vehicles from the late '30s to the late '50s. The evening begins with what may well be Cary Grant's best-remembered film, An Affair to Remember. This 1957 romantic comedy-melodrama is unusual for a couple of reasons: It's a more successful […]


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Cary Grant Movies: 'An Affair to Remember' No Credit for Blacklisted Screenwriter



Myrna Loy Movies: 'The Barbarian'

Myrna Loy Movies Turner Classic Movies, Thursday, August 2 6:00 AM THE GREAT DIVIDE (1929) A businessman masquerades as a bandit to kidnap a flapper and end her reckless days. Dir.: Reginald Barker. Cast: Dorothy Mackaill, Ian Keith, Myrna Loy. Black and White-73 minutes. 7:15 AM THE NAUGHTY FLIRT (1931) A flighty heiress goes to work as a secretary to win the straitlaced man she loves. Dir.: Edward Cline. Cast: Alice White, Paul Page, Myrna Loy. Black and White-56 minutes. 8:15 AM THE BARBARIAN (1933) An Arab prince masquerades as a tour guide to court a beautiful American. Dir.: Sam Wood. Cast: Ramon Novarro, Myrna Loy, Reginald Denny, Louise Closser Hale. Black and White-84 minutes. 9:45 AM WHEN LADIES MEET […]


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Myrna Loy Movies: 'The Barbarian'



Myrna Loy Biography: Author Emily Leider Discusses the 'Queen of Hollywood'

Myrna Loy biography: The Only Good Girl in Hollywood Myrna Loy: All-American wife and mother – and more Many believe that Myrna Loy is the best American actress never to have been nominated for an Academy Award. Despite having played leads and supporting roles in more than 100 movies (in addition to a few dozen bit parts during the silent era), Loy was invariably bypassed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. But that's the Oscar and the Academy's loss. For starters, Loy was a delightful light comedienne in movies such as W.S. Van Dyke's The Thin Man and Jack Conway's Libeled Lady. One of the greatest – and most beautifully politically incorrect – dialogue exchanges in movies […]


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Myrna Loy Biography: Author Emily Leider Discusses the 'Queen of Hollywood'