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Kay Francis & William Powell, Myrna Loy & Jean Harlow Movies: LoC Screenings

William Powell, Kay Francis, Jewel Robbery Kay Francis, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, and Mary Astor are some of the stars featured in September at the Library of Congress' Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virg. Kay Francis and William Powell can be seen together in Jewel Robbery (1932), […]


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Kay Francis & William Powell, Myrna Loy & Jean Harlow Movies: LoC Screenings



Rachel Weisz & Johnny Depp in 'The Thin Man' Remake?

Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, The Constant Gardener Rachel Weisz, Oscar winner for The Constant Gardener, may join Rob Marshall and Johnny Depp in the Warner Bros. remake of The Thin Man. Depp is set to play dipsomaniac detective Nick Charles; according to reports, Weisz is being considered for the role […]


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Rachel Weisz & Johnny Depp in 'The Thin Man' Remake?



Jean Harlow Book: Author Mark Vieira Discusses the 'Blonde Bombshell'

One of MGM's brightest stars of the 1930s, Jean Harlow died of uremic poisoning in 1937. At the time, the 26-year-old actress had been playing opposite Clark Gable in what turned out to be her last film, Saratoga. Perhaps because she died so young, Harlow has remained a well-known film […]


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Jean Harlow Book: Author Mark Vieira Discusses the 'Blonde Bombshell'



Johnny Depp, Rob Marshall 'The Thin Man' Remake

William Powell, Myrna Loy, Asta, After the Thin Man Personally, I find it hard to picture Johnny Depp in the old William Powell role of the witty, sophisticated, dipsomaniac former gumshoe Nick Charles. But according to The Hollywood Reporter, Depp and Rob Marshall, currently working on Pirates of the Caribbean: […]


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Johnny Depp, Rob Marshall 'The Thin Man' Remake



'Jewel Robbery' Movie: William Powell & Kay Francis in Sparkling Pre-Code Comedy

Film scholars consider the 1932 comedy Trouble in Paradise to be the best work of actress Kay Francis. I disagree. Francis was good in everything she did – and if one particular performance could be named her best, that would be found in another 1932 release, the romantic melodrama One […]


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'Jewel Robbery' Movie: William Powell & Kay Francis in Sparkling Pre-Code Comedy



'The Thin Man' Movies: William Powell and Myrna Loy Sleuths on DVD

Myrna Loy and William Powell in 'The Thin Man Goes Home.' The Thin Man Movies on DVD: William Powell, Myrna Loy The Thin Man movies, starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, Hollywood's most urbane and sophisticated sleuths (one a former professional, the other a nosy […]


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'The Thin Man' Movies: William Powell and Myrna Loy Sleuths on DVD