Goodbye, Elizabeth. Farewell, Hollywood.

“Look for it only in books for it is no more than a dream remembered—a civilization gone with the wind.” With today’s passing of Dame Elizabeth Taylor, I could not quite get those opening credits of David O Selznick’s Gone with the Wind out of my mind. Taylor is not the last star of Hollywood’s […]

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The Jean Harlow Blogathon: That's a Wrap!

The book Harlow in Hollywood: The Blonde Bombshell in the Glamour Capital has now officially been released which means that the Jean Harlow Blogathon has officially wrapped. We’re plum tuckered out, yes, but wishing this week would have lasted forever. So many incredible people from all over the world turned out and to show their […]

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The Jean Harlow Blogathon: That’s a Wrap!

The book Harlow in Hollywood: The Blonde Bombshell in the Glamour Capital has now officially been released which means that the Jean Harlow Blogathon has officially wrapped. We’re plum tuckered out, yes, but wishing this week would have lasted forever. So many incredible people from all over the world turned out and to show their […]

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The Jean Harlow Blogathon – Day 5

Day Five of the Jean Harlow Blogathon Here we are already on Day 5 of the Jean Harlow Blogathon, and judging by today’s entries there’s no sign of slowing down! You guys are on fire! Lots of goodies to choose from today, from a highly intelligent social essay to a gallery of glamorous stills, there’s […]

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The Jean Harlow Blogathon – Day 5

Day Five of the Jean Harlow Blogathon Here we are already on Day 5 of the Jean Harlow Blogathon, and judging by today’s entries there’s no sign of slowing down! You guys are on fire! Lots of goodies to choose from today, from a highly intelligent social essay to a gallery of glamorous stills, there’s […]

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Update: Bloggers for Baby Blogroll

Here we are already on Day 5, and judging by today’s entries there’s no sign of slowing down! Yesterday was a fabulous day for the Blogathon: everyone really brought their A Game and showed up in terrific numbers to salute the Baby. Here’s an update of our Bloggers for Baby Blogroll: Amy @I’ll Take the […]

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We Have a Winner!

  Thanks to everyone who entered the Classic Legends: Jean Harlow DVD Box Set sweepstakes by correctly answering that Jean Harlow opened the “Blonde Room” at the Max Factor Studio in 1935. I want to give a hearty congratulations to the winner of the  DVD box set: Mr. Dave DeCaro of San Diego. Congrats, Dave! […]

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The Blonde Bombshell Centenary Bash!

A scorching case of Jean Harlow fever has infected the Pictorial and we’re hoping to infect as many others as possible! From now through the beginning of March, the Kitty Packard Pictorial is ramping up for its Blonde Bombshell Centenary Bash! Harlow’s 100th birthday is March 3, and the Pictorial is celebrating in high style– […]

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Pictorial Palette – Marilyn Monroe

There is a moment in the 1956 film Bus Stop that is a striking testament to the worth of Marilyn Monroe as a serious actress. It doesn’t last long–a few seconds at most–but like all great screen moments, it seeds itself into your subconscious, rendering it impossible to forget. Having been relentlessly chased down and […]

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