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 »
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The Peter Cushing nobody knows
with Laurel and Hardy (in which he also doubled for Stan Laurel in one long shot) and VIGIL IN THE NIGHT (1940), opposite Carole Lombard. It was in VIGIL that Cushing got to play an actual character for the first time, and enjoy considerably higher billing. from Movie Morlocks Read more »
'To Be or Not to Be' Blu-ray Bound
Lubitsch's 1942 wartime black comedy starring Carole Lombard and Jack Benny is planned for Blu-ray this summer. As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch stars Jack Benny and, in her final screen appearance, Carole Lombard from High-Def Digest Read more »
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 »