He brought his gruff brand of charm and cunning to some of the century’s most memorable films, exuding authority, kindness and common decency,Read more "T is for Tracy"
Q is for Queens Golden Age Hollywood was often obsessed with Ye Olden Days, and the studio backlots would often be jammed with dukes and duchesses, lords and ladies, and princes and princesses. Much of this historical play-acting was down to moguls wanting to seem literate, cultured gentlemen instead of carny hucksters. So they would […]Read more "Q is for Queens"
They both became female role models and fashion icons (one for dressing like a man, the other for dressing like a princess). They both had a unique screen presence and voice, and they both stood out from their respective peers in terms of how they looked and acted.Read more "H is for Hepburn(s)"
You would be forgiven for thinking that Hollywood invented the comedy of remarriage especially for GrantRead more "G is for Grant"
Nobody other than Grant could play the part of the devil-may-care bounder, the smart, witty, casually cruel cad.Read more "Comedies of Remarriage: The Philadelphia Story / His Girl Friday"