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“In the ’20s, you were a face. And that was enough. In the ’30s, you also had to be a voice. And your voice had to match your face, if you can imagine that. Jimmy Cagney and Eddie Robinson had voices that were as important as the characters they played.” Joan Blondell

Not a very good movie, one immortal line, “Mmm, that dirty, double-crossin’ rat!” However, the art work for this lobby card is worth taking a look at: And, as mentioned… Read more “In the ’20s, you were a face. And that was enough. In the ’30s, you also had to be a voice. And your voice had to match your face, if you can imagine that. Jimmy Cagney and Eddie Robinson had voices that were as important as the characters they played.” Joan Blondell

A bath that brought on the Hayes Code – no nipples on screen – no double beds: one of the most popular posts on Beguiling, I wonder why?

Colbert landed her famous role as a femme fatale in Cecil B. DeMille’s films where she wore fetishistic costumes which lose layer after layer of clothing. In the 1932 historical… Read more A bath that brought on the Hayes Code – no nipples on screen – no double beds: one of the most popular posts on Beguiling, I wonder why?