Category Archive: Classic film stars

Ronald Reagan was NOT a bad actor

Yesterday I mentioned Ronald Reagan’s supporting role in  Dark Victory. I don’t know why he got the 1981 Razzie for Worst Career Achievement. How can he have a worst career achievement with a… Continue reading

Dark Victory (1939)

Dark Victory was released in 1939, considered Hollywood’s best year in filmaking.  This film is a hoot.  Bette Davis plays a dying socialite who has everything except her health.  She’s obviously the star… Continue reading

Dinner at Eight (1933)

I saw Dinner at Eight as a kid so I didn’t realize until adulthood that this is really a drama touching on such serious issues as class, aging, money, and alcoholism. The acting… Continue reading