Feast your eyes on the first Feud: Bette And
A.V. ClubFeast your eyes on the first Feud: Bette And Joan teaser · Coming ...A.V. ClubThough not nearly as cryptic as his American Horror Story promos, the first teaser for Ryan Murphy's Feud is still pretty brief. For anyone familiar with the epic ...and more »
Posted on 23 January 2017 | 5:16 am
Harry Belafonte's 90th Birthday with
Santa monica ObservedHarry Belafonte's 90th Birthday with Re-release of When Colors Come TogetherSanta monica ObservedThe original recording of the song (co-written by Belafonte and Irving Burgie) served as the title music for the highly successful and at-the-time controversial 1957 film, "Island In The Sun," which starred Belafonte, James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Joan ...Harry Belafonte Celebrates 90 with Curated AlbumJet Magazine (blog)all 11 news articles »
Posted on 20 January 2017 | 2:04 pm
Keeping Oscar in the family - The Boston
The Boston GlobeKeeping Oscar in the familyThe Boston GlobeAwkwardness doesn't begin to describe the state of affairs between Joan Fontaine (best actress, “Suspicion,” 1941) and older sister Olivia de Havilland (best actress, “To Each His Own,” 1946, and “The Heiress,” 1949). The year Fontaine won, de ...
Posted on 19 January 2017 | 7:03 pm
Breaking bad: Hollywood wakes up to the
Breaking bad: Hollywood wakes up to the power of dark, dangerous womenThe GuardianAlfred Hitchcock pretty much dedicated his career to putting his leading ladies through the wringer, and duly subjected Joan Fontaine, Ingrid Bergman and Kim Novak to the sort of carefully calibrated mistreatment guaranteed to make them look more ...
Posted on 17 January 2017 | 2:53 pm
Sid Tuchman, former owner of Tuchman
Indianapolis StarSid Tuchman, former owner of Tuchman Cleaners, dies at 92Indianapolis StarMitch said that's how he met performers like Tommy Tune, Joan Fontaine — even the late Debbie Reynolds. “Who would do that, right?" Mitch said. "The answer to that question was usually Sid Tuchman.” But beyond his business acumen and people skills, ...
Posted on 9 January 2017 | 3:48 pm
Comet Over Hollywood: Showing appreciation
Silent film star Anita Page received the second largest amount of fan mail at MGM and at least 100 of the letters were from Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, proposing marriage.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:17 pm
Hollywood’s Most Famous Sibling Rivalry
On National Siblings Day, a look at sisters Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland — the only pair of siblings to win lead acting Oscars
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 5:08 am
Bomber Command pilot who inspired
THE Bomber Command pilot who inspired Thunderbirds was yesterday remembered by his family and war veterans.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:43 am
20 movies that almost ended very differently
A film’s ending can make or break it. It’s the bit that stays with you when you’re walking out of the cinema, after all. But directors don’t always get it right the first time.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 7:21 pm
Today in history
Today is Friday, March 27, the 86th day of 2015. There are 279 days left in the year.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:12 am
10 Bitching Witch Movies
VCI puts this out on DVD in a version supposedly with extra footage. The Devil's Own (The Witches) (1966) Still haunted by voodoo rites she witnessed in Africa, Joan Fontaine plays a headmistress of a private school run by a creepy brother and sister.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:18 pm
16 Book-To-Movie Adaptations That Hollywood
It’s about handsome Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier), a man haunted by the death of his wife Rebecca. He falls in love with Joan Fontaine and takes her back to his estate Manderly as the new Mrs. De Winter, but the creepy, wicked housekeeper Mrs ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 2:03 am
Joan Fontaine as the Second Mrs. de Winter:
Three-time Academy Award nominee Joan Fontaine won her first Best Actress nomination for her role as the long-suffering wife of English aristocrat Maxim de Winter. Never mentioned by her first name in the film, the second Mrs. De Winter must live in the ...
Posted on 8 May 2015 | 4:21 am
Remembering Joan Fontaine and five of her
Glamorous Hollywood actress Joan Fontaine (1917-2013) was born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland on October 22, 1917, in Tokyo, Japan, to British parents. Her family moved to California when Joan was a young girl, but later her parents were divorced.
Posted on 14 January 2014 | 4:57 pm
New Details About the Joan Fontaine-Olivia
At a luncheon earlier this month, I was seated beside the actresses Laura Dern and Meg Ryan and we began chatting about classic movies, a shared passion of ours. Eventually, the conversation led us to Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine, the legendary ...
Posted on 16 December 2013 | 7:15 pm
Resolved Question: Were Joan Fontaine and
Posted on 9 April 2016 | 3:49 am
Resolved Question: Did Olivia de Haviland
What celebrities attended the funeral of Joan Fontaine?
Posted on 14 March 2014 | 12:32 am
Resolved Question: What was wrong with Joan
Why did they get so bitter to each other and are they both at fault like is usually the case. I just read about their bitterness in the National Enquirer. I just read about their bitterness in the National Enquirer.
Posted on 3 February 2014 | 3:24 am
Resolved Question: Is ok if I prayed for
In this sad time of her loss I,m a fan of Joan Fontaine
Posted on 29 December 2013 | 9:49 am
Resolved Question: Seniors, are you aware
Olivia de Havilland is still alive. What were your favorite movies of Joan Fontaine?
I liked her in The Constant Nymph with Charles Boyer and September Affair with Joseph Cotton. I suppose everyone liked her in Suspicion and Rebecca. The two sisters were competitors. Some people liked Joan, some preferred Olivia. I just remembered September Affair was the first time I heard September Song, it was sung by Walter Huston, which I have a copy of.
Posted on 16 December 2013 | 6:58 am