“Life with Father” from 1947: The Disappearing Exception

Crystal Kalyana of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood is hosting a blogathon in honor of Elizabeth Taylor's 86th birthday. Crystal is certainly the most dedicated blogathon host in our circle of classic film writers. Due to her dedication, many of the finest actors of the Golden Era of Hollywood are honored on … Continue reading “Life with Father” from 1947: The Disappearing Exception

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“The Girl of the Golden West: From a Grand Opera to a Grand Movie” by James Brannan

This article was written by James Brannan, the president of PEPS for the Singing Sweethearts Blogathon. The silver screen magic created by Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy was so real, it was palpable. Thanks to the careful guidance of the Production Code Administration, these two remarkably talented performers were showcased in films suitable for all … Continue reading “The Girl of the Golden West: From a Grand Opera to a Grand Movie” by James Brannan

Extension of “The Singing Sweetheart Blogathon!”

It is just past midnight on February 15. Valentine's Day is over, but the Singing Sweethearts Blogathon is not! Due to the business of this season, we are officially extending the blogathon to include the 15. Thus, if you have not submitted your article for this celebration of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, do not … Continue reading Extension of “The Singing Sweetheart Blogathon!”

Robert Z. Leonard’s Movies with the Singing Sweethearts: Three Examples of Perfect Code Films

This article was written by Tiffany Brannan for the Singing Sweethearts Blogathon. Why are some films from the greater Breen era (1934-1954) perfect Code films while others are not? All eight of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy's film collaborations were made during this time, yet some of them are undeniably more Codish than others. I … Continue reading Robert Z. Leonard’s Movies with the Singing Sweethearts: Three Examples of Perfect Code Films

“Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy: Forever They’ll Be Sweethearts” by Promise E. Pope

This article was written by Promise E. Pope, Director of Social Media for PEPS, for the Singing Sweethearts Blogathon. Happy Valentine's Day, friends! February 14 is a day which is dedicated to love, romance, and sweethearts. What better way to celebrate this holiday than with a tribute to one of Hollywood's most classic and romantic … Continue reading “Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy: Forever They’ll Be Sweethearts” by Promise E. Pope

“New Moon:” The Singing Sweethearts’ Shining Star by Rebekah Brannan

  This article by Rebekah Brannan is for PEPS's "Singing Sweethearts Blogathon." I hope you enjoy it! Today is Mardi Gras, and, in honor of this holiday, I have written an article about New Moon from 1940 for my "Singing Sweethearts Blogathon." New Moon, the Singing Sweethearts' sixth pairing, is arguably the best film they … Continue reading “New Moon:” The Singing Sweethearts’ Shining Star by Rebekah Brannan

Ring the Assembly Bell! The “Singing Sweethearts Blogathon” Has Arrived!

Friends! The "Singing Sweethearts Blogathon" has finally arrived! I hope that all my participants are as excited as I am and are enjoying writing their articles about this truly honor-worthy team, Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy! I would like to thank all the people who were kind enough to sign up for my first blogathon; … Continue reading Ring the Assembly Bell! The “Singing Sweethearts Blogathon” Has Arrived!

“San Francisco” from 1936: Refined By Fire

Today is┬áthe first day of the Singing Sweethearts Blogathon here at PEPS. As soon as my sister, Rebekah, decided that she wanted to host a blogathon in honor of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, I knew that I wanted to write about San Francisco for it. Although Nelson Eddy is not in it, this movie … Continue reading “San Francisco” from 1936: Refined By Fire

“The Hucksters” from 1947: The Journey Behind Every Seal

Today is the last day of the Dear Mr. Gable Blogathon at Love Letters to Old Hollywood. This three-day blogathon is all about "The King of Hollywood." I am celebrating Mr. Gable's birthday with an article about one of his post-war films, The Hucksters from 1947, in which he is joined by a glittering cast … Continue reading “The Hucksters” from 1947: The Journey Behind Every Seal