The women all looked like Katharine Hepburn or Carole Lombard and the men all looked like Cary Grant or Robert Taylor.
In a world…where everyone loves a good laugh, Lake’s film represents the introduction of a major new comedic voice – a 21st Century Carole Lombard ... We think audiences around the country are going to love it as much as we and the audiences at Sundance did.
To call Lake Bell a magnetic, intelligent, blithely screwball leading lady in the Carole Lombard tradition might be selling her short. With 'In a World … ,' a rollicking laffer about the cutthroat voiceover biz in Los Angeles, she proves herself a comedy screenwriter to be reckoned with.More quotes »
Around the web
Actresses Were Always Skinny, Even In 1931
magazine lists the heights, weights and measurements of her contemporary female stars, such as Clara Bow, Joan Crawford, Carole Lombard and Greta Garbo. It’s pretty fascinating. The average height of the 21 actresses listed is 5’4″ (only one, Kay Francis, from The Gloss Read more »
A Remarkable Rebirth On The California Riviera: The New And Improved El Encanto In Santa Barbara
for the renovation of the 1918 Santa Barbara hotel that was once the playground of Hollywood royalty like Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. Some seven years and $134 million (including purchase price) in the making, the new El Encanto, which opened last month from Forbes Read more »
Lombard on the Path to Stardom
Lombard was just 33 years old when she died in a plane crash on her way home from a war-bonds rally in 1942. Yet she left a film legacy to rival other actresses who outlived her by decades. A supreme exponent of screwball comedy—she starred in the classics from Wall Street Journal Read more »
'Breakfast at Tiffany's' manuscript up for auction
in its online auction April 18-25. Other items include memorabilia autographed by James Dean, Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Judy Garland and Lucille Ball. Also offered is an 8 mm film of Marilyn Monroe visiting Army troops in South Korea in from Miami Herald Read more »
Old Hollywood Alive and Well at Carolina Herrera
Dietrich, Carole Lombard, Hedy Lamarr—Carolina Herrera worked the best of golden-era Hollywood heroines in her fall 2013 collection on Monday morning. Glamour woven through an intellectual thread is what Herrera does best, and here she succeeded on crafted from Gotham Magazine Read more »