Miriam Hopkins: Articles

Claudette Colbert Movies

Claudette Colbert movies on Turner Classic Movies: From 'The Smiling Lieutenant' to TCM premiere 'Skylark' (image: Claudette Colbert and Maurice Chevalier in 'The Smiling Lieutenant') Claudette Colbert, the studio era's perky, independent-minded – and French-born – “all-American” girlfriend (and later all-American wife and mother), is Turner Classic Movies' star of […]

Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins & Gloria Swanson: Cinefest

William Gargan, Miriam Hopkins, Jack La Rue in Stephen Roberts' The Story of Temple Drake Cinefest 2011, a four-day festival of rare American films, kicked off earlier today in Syracuse, NY. According to organizers, Cinefest features “great films … from the vaults of the world's greatest libraries and obscure specialties […]

Fredric March Movies

Carole Lombard, Fredric March in a Nothing Sacred publicity shot. Fredric March has his “Summer Under the Stars” day on Monday, Aug. 24. Turner Classic Movies will present 13 Fredric March films, including the TCM premiere of Richard Boleslawski's Academy Award-nominated Les Miserables (1935), a handsome – if dramatically stale […]

Miriam Hopkins Films

An early photo of Miriam Hopkins. Photos in this article: courtesy of Allan Ellenberger Miriam Hopkins, one of the most underrated performers of the studio era, will have her “Summer Under the Stars” day on Thursday, August 20, 2009. Turner Classic Movies will present fourteen Miriam Hopkins films, including one […]

'The Shifting Fog' aka 'The House at Riverton': Unbilled Miriam Hopkins on Kate Morton Book Cover

'The Shifting Fog' a.k.a. 'The House at Riverton' book cover featuring Hollywood actress Miriam Hopkins. Kate Morton 'The Shifting Fog' book cover featuring (unbilled) Hollywood star Miriam Hopkins Australian author Kate Morton's bestselling novel The Shifting Fog, known as The House at Riverton in the US and the UK (see […]

Miriam Hopkins Biography: Q&A with Allan Ellenberger

Remembering Miriam Hopkins Although relatively forgotten and, when remembered, usually dismissed as a second-rate talent (quite possibly by those who have never seen her on film), Miriam Hopkins was actually a highly capable performer who worked with some of the most renowned directors in Hollywood history – Rouben Mamoulian, Ernst […]

'Savage Intruder' Movie: Miriam Hopkins in Decadent Hollywood

Savage Intruder was filmed in 1970 but (briefly) released in 1974, and is also known as either Hollywood Horror House (the video edition) or The Comeback (its production title). The film stars Miriam Hopkins, in her last big-screen role, as a drunken, washed-up Norma Desmond-ish movie queen living in a […]

Tito Guízar Centennial Tribute Tonight + Why Miriam Hopkins Biography?

The Cervantes Center of Arts & Letters will celebrate the birth centennial of Mexican actor-singer superstar Tito Guízar (1908-1999) with a screening of the 1936 cowboy musical (“charro”) Alla en el rancho grande / Over at the Big Ranch this evening at 7pm at USC's Leavey Library Auditorium in downtown […]