Samuel Goldwyn: Articles

Constance Cummings: From Harold Lloyd to Eugene O'Neill

Constance Cummings: Actress went from minor, long-eyelashed Hollywood leading lady in Harold Lloyd and Frank Capra movies to starring in West End plays by Eugene O'Neill, Noël Coward and William Shakespeare. Constance Cummings: Vastly underrated actress should be better remembered Actress Constance Cummings, whose career spanned more than six decades […]

Teresa Wright vs. Samuel Goldwyn: Actress & Producer Ugly Falling Out

Teresa Wright The Men publicity shot: Her career was derailed following a nasty, public fight with independent mogul Samuel Goldwyn. Teresa Wright & Samuel Goldwyn association comes to a nasty, public end (See preceding post: “Career Highlight: Teresa Wright in The Best Years of Our Lives.) Whether or not because […]

'The Best Years of Our Lives' 1946: Teresa Wright Career Highlight

The Best Years of Our Lives: Blockbuster with Teresa Wright, Fredric March, Myrna Loy, and Michael Hall. Teresa Wright: Missing out on 'Duel in the Sun,' but scoring with 'The Best Years of Our Lives' (See previous post: “Hitchcock Heroine: Teresa Wright in Shadow of a Doubt.”) Following Casanova Brown, […]

Hitchcock Heroine Teresa Wright: 'Shadow of a Doubt' & What Lurks Beneath

Alfred Hitchcock heroine Teresa Wright in Shadow of a Doubt, facing serial killer Joseph Cotten. Teresa Wright in 'Shadow of a Doubt': Alfred Hitchcock heroine in the director's favorite film (See preceding article: “Teresa Wright: Actress Made Oscar History.”) After scoring with The Little Foxes, Mrs. Miniver, and The Pride […]

Teresa Wright: Actress Made Academy Awards History

Teresa Wright. Teresa Wright: Actress made Oscar history Teresa Wright, best remembered for her Oscar-winning performance in the World War II melodrama Mrs. Miniver and for her deceptively fragile, small-town heroine in Alfred Hitchcock's mystery-drama Shadow of a Doubt, died at age 86 ten years ago (2005) – on March […]