Film Fashion Fridays: 12. Alan Ladd’s Trench Coat in “This Gun for Hire” from 1942

Today is Friday, so it's time for another article in our weekly series about outfits inspired by costumes in Code films, Film Fashion Fridays. Because of my time constraints during July and August, I didn't publish any articles in this series during that month. However, I decided to restart the series with a bang in … Continue reading Film Fashion Fridays: 12. Alan Ladd’s Trench Coat in “This Gun for Hire” from 1942

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Breening Thursday #39: “The Pajama Game” from 1957 by Rebekah Brannan

This article was written by Rebekah Brannan as part of the Breening Thursdays series. Ladies and gentlemen, for this week’s Breening Thursday article, I, Rebekah Brannan, will be breening the 1957 film The Pajama Game. It was suggested as a topic by Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood, who wrote the August entry in our guest … Continue reading Breening Thursday #39: “The Pajama Game” from 1957 by Rebekah Brannan

The Eighteenth Anniversary of 9/11

Today is September 11, 2019, the eighteenth anniversary of the catastrophic terrorist attacks of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, which have been remembered simply as 9/11. I was only twenty-three days old when the tragedy occurred, so I have always known about 9/11. While I was too young to know what was happening, I have always … Continue reading The Eighteenth Anniversary of 9/11

52 Code Films – Week #36: “The Heiress” from 1949

Today is Sunday, so it’s time for another article in our most consistent weekly series, 52 Code Films. Every week this year, I have pledged to watch at least one new Code film, meaning a movie made in America between 1934 and 1954, when Joseph I. Breen ran the Production Code Administration. During the American … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #36: “The Heiress” from 1949

Film Fashion Fridays: 11. Jeanette MacDonald’s Shirtwaist and Walking Skirt in “San Francisco” from 1936

Today is Friday, and do you know what that means? For the first time in a couple of months, I am going to publish a Film Fashion Fridays article! Although I didn't officially or purposely suspend this series during my themed months of #CleanMovieMonth85 in July and #AMonthWithoutTheCode65 in August, I got so busy with … Continue reading Film Fashion Fridays: 11. Jeanette MacDonald’s Shirtwaist and Walking Skirt in “San Francisco” from 1936

Breening Thursday #38: “The Proud Rebel” from 1958; “Rebels Can Be Breened” for The Alan Ladd Blogathon

Today is Thursday, so it's time for another Breening Thursday article! This week, I am combining my breening article with my contribution to a blogathon. I don't combine many Breening Thursday articles with blogathon entries because they are usually hosted on the weekends. For that reason, I conveniently combine many of my 52 Code Films … Continue reading Breening Thursday #38: “The Proud Rebel” from 1958; “Rebels Can Be Breened” for The Alan Ladd Blogathon

What the Code Means to Me – September: “What the Code Means to Me” by Rebecca Deniston

This article was written by Rebecca Deniston of Taking Up Room. Her analysis of the Code’s influence on the Golden Era of Hollywood and its overall worth is the September entry in our guest series, What the Code Means to Me. It was originally published on her website here. Rebecca, thank you for contributing the sixth article … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me – September: “What the Code Means to Me” by Rebecca Deniston

The Blogger Recognition Award and The Lucy M. Montgomery Blogging Award

On July 9, Sally Silverscreen of 18 Cinema Lane nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award! I put a lot of time into writing my articles, so it is so nice to be recognized. Sally is a true friend, and I would like to thank her for the kind acknowledgement. I highly recommend that my … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award and The Lucy M. Montgomery Blogging Award

52 Code Films – Week #35: “Destination Tokyo” from 1944

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 52 Code Films article! Every week this year, I have agreed to watch at least one Breen Era film (1934-1954) made in America that I have never seen before. I designed this series to help expand my knowledge of Code films and the Golden Age of Hollywood. … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #35: “Destination Tokyo” from 1944

#AMonthWithoutTheCode65 Guest Article: “Take 3: Swept from the Sea Review (A Month Without the Code — #8)” by Sally Silverscreen

The below article was published on 18 Cinema Lane by Sally Silverscreen on August 31 as her eighth entry in #AMonthWithoutTheCode65. See the original post here. Out of all the movies that I’ve chosen for the A Month Without the Code Blogathon, this film is the one that I’m the most excited to talk about! I had never heard … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode65 Guest Article: “Take 3: Swept from the Sea Review (A Month Without the Code — #8)” by Sally Silverscreen