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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Harlow at 100: Day 4 of the Jean Harlow Blogathon

Harlow at 100: Day Four of the Jean Harlow Blogathon! Today is the day, folks! The hundredth birthday of one cinema’s finest comediennes and a genuinely warm, kind-hearted lady. We are halfway through the Blogathon and you guys are really showing the love. Is today’s lineup ever a lulu! Birthday tributes to the baby are […]

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Harlow at 100: Day 4 of the Jean Harlow Blogathon

Harlow at 100: Day Four of the Jean Harlow Blogathon! Today is the day, folks! The hundredth birthday of one cinema’s finest comediennes and a genuinely warm, kind-hearted lady. We are halfway through the Blogathon and you guys are really showing the love. Is today’s lineup ever a lulu! Birthday tributes to the baby are […]

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Blog it for Baby: Day Three of the Jean Harlow Blogathon

Day Three of the Jean Harlow Blogathon!   Day three of the Blogathon is here and Jean’s 100th is one day away! Tomorrow the Pictorial will be celebrating in high style, along with countless fans around the world, to commemorate the life of this unforgettable legend. Things are kicking into high gear around here, and […]

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Cover Girl: Jean Harlow

Anyone who knows the Pictorial knows exactly how much we gush over the splashy color of a vintage movie magazine. Give us an Earl Christy Photoplay cover and we’re set. (Throw in a dry martini to go with it and we’re set for LIFE.) This being the case, and this being Baby’s week, what better […]

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The Jean Harlow Blogathon: February 28 – March 6

  The Jean Harlow Blogathon kicks off February 28 and The Kitty Packard Pictorial is rounding up contributors! The original Platinum Blonde Bombshell’s 100th birthday is March 3rd and the Pictorial is honoring her life and work with a weeklong Blogathon. The event is being held in conjunction with the release of the new book […]

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The Tournament of Roses Parade – Through the Years

Mornings on the first of January are a cuddly affair of cocoa, coffee, cinnamon buns and Pasadena’s Tournament of Roses Parade. Or, at least, for that’s the way it is for Southern Californians. The parade itself is high camp, and network coverage is overinflated cornball… but boy if it doesn’t make me all warm and […]

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Adventures of a Hollywood Secretary

A fixture on my bookshelf is a sweet little curiosity entitled Adventures of a Hollywood Secretary: private letters from inside the studios of the 1920s. Edited and annotated most attentively by film historian Cari Beauchamp, it is a collection of letters penned by a young woman named Valeria Belleti who moved to Los Angeles from […]

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