Category Archive: Celebrities

Irene Dunne Overload

I shouldn’t have done it but I watched 3 Irene Dunne films in 3 days.  I like them in the order I watched. First there was The Awful Truth (1937), a film I’ve… Continue reading

Stars I grew up with

As a kid, I loved technicolor movies with Alice Faye, Betty Grable, John Payne, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda, and Maria Montez. I just saw Cobra Woman with Montez. She was so beautifully talentless… Continue reading

RIP Jean Simmons (1929-2010)

Here we go again.  Jean Simmons died on January 22.  She was formerly married to actor Stewart Granger. My first Simmons film was definitely The Robe.  I saw it almost every Lenten season growing up. As… Continue reading