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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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), a charming pre-Code comedy directed by, of all people, William Dieterle. Dieterle would become closely […]

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 of Nick's equally dipsomaniac partner in crime-solving, Nora Charles. William Powell and Myrna Loy became […]

From Charles Farrell to Rock Hudson – Non-Nominated Actors: Biggest Oscar Snubs #8e

Paul Henreid, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Humphrey Bogart in Michael Curtiz's Oscar winner Casablanca (1943). Bogart and Rains were nominated for their performances in the film; Bergman was nominated for Sam Wood's For Whom the Bell Tolls; Henreid wasn't nominated for anything. Biggest Oscar Snubs #8d: Catherine O'Hara – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION In addition to Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Eric Stoltz, Al Pacino, and Catherine O'Hara, […]

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: On Stranger Tides, will in the not-too-distant future start working on a remake of MGM's […]

Cary Grant Films: Average Debonair Man vs. the Vicissitudes of Life

Cary Grant, Myrna Loy in Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (top); Cary Grant, Gail Patrick, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott in My Favorite Wife Cary Grant will have his “Summer Under the Stars” day on Sunday, Aug. 9. Turner Classic Movies will not present any Cary Grant rarities or little-seen films, which is unfortunate, but if Cary Grant is in it, no matter what it […]

'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 amateur), have finally been awarded their own de luxe DVD box set, Warner Home Video's […]