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Carole Lombard takes on the High-Profile Illness – Silver Screenings

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You have to hand it to 1930s screwball comedies. They are, in part, a response to the Production Code (c.a. 1930-67), a set of rules about What Was Allowed in the movies. Sc…

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6 comments on “Carole Lombard takes on the High-Profile Illness – Silver Screenings

  1. Silver Screenings
    01/15/2017

    Thanks for the re-blog, dah-ling!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. beetleypete
    01/16/2017

    Very true. They don’t seem to know how to make enjoyable ‘screwball’ comedies anymore.
    My own favourites were the ‘Thin Man’ series, with William Powell and Myrna Loy.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

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    • First Night Design
      01/16/2017

      They certainly don’t. I, too, love The Thin Man series. Bliss. Especially the inimitable Asta!

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      • beetleypete
        01/16/2017

        Who wouldn’t love that dog! x

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        • First Night Design
          01/16/2017

          All three of them are just divine. I had a crush on William Powell when I was a teenager. And Myrna Loy is exquisite. The drollery from all is a joy.

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