Today is Friday. It's the beginning of another weekend, so that means that it's time for another Film Fashion Friday article! Every week, I choose a different costume from a Code film and describe how the outfit can be reproduced with clothes from Amazon. A Code film is an American movie made between 1934 and … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 20. Thelma Ritter’s Pencil Dress in “The Model and the Marriage Broker” from 1951; “Character Couture” for The Eight Annual What a Character Blogathon
From November 15 to 20, our Facebook page is hosting an art competition! Rebekah and I are seeking an original poster for our four-act ballet, Phantom of the Opera: The Ballet. Featuring classical music and our original choreography, the story we wrote is based on the original Gaston Leroux novel, Le Fantome de l'Opera, and the 1943 … Continue reading Phantom of the Opera Poster Competition on Facebook!
Today is Veterans Day, so I would like to thank all the veterans who read this for their fearless and selfless service in defense of our country. Yesterday and today, J-Dub of Dubsism and Gill Jacobs of ReelWeegieMidget Reviews are hosting The Send in the Marines Blogathon. This blogathon is intended to commemorate the 244th … Continue reading “Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison” from 1957; “A Perfect Marine in a Perfect Un-Code Film” for The Send in the Marines Blog-A-Thon
Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 52 Code Films article! Today's feature is the forty-fifth in the series. I have seem a lot of wonderful Code movies during this year so far, and there are still seven weeks left in the series for this year! In late December, I will announce my plans … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #45: “Key Largo” from 1948
Today is Friday, so it's time for another Film Fashion Fridays. Every week, I choose a different costume from a Code film (1934-1954) made in America, and I describe how it can be reproduced with items from Amazon. Thus, I hope to encourage my readers to adopt a vintage fashion as their regular style. There … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 19. Claude Rains’s Double-Breasted Tuxedo in “Notorious” from 1946; “A Dapper Villain” for The Second Annual Claude Rains Blogathon
Gather 'round, everyone! "The Claude Rains Blogathon" is here at last! Do not be alarmed. This is merely "the customary round-up of refugees, liberals, and, of course, a beautiful young girl for Monsieur Renault, the prefect of police." Over the next three days we will be celebrating this great star of the cinema as … Continue reading Round up the Usual Suspects! “The Second Annual Claude Rains Blogathon” is here!
Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 52 Code Films article. Every week, I choose a movie which I have never seen before, and I watch it. It can be any movie, as long as it is an American film made between 1934 and 1954. We call this period the American Breen Era. It … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #44: “Cover Girl” from 1944
Today is Friday, so it's time for another Film Fashion Friday article. I started this series to encourage people to take fashion inspiration from the vintage glamour in classic films, as we do. The costumes from Code films provide a wealth of outfit ideas for ladies and gentlemen of all ages. By providing links to … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 18. Ladies’ Handkerchiefs