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Tag Archives: pre-code

Norma Shearer: The Subtle Magnet | Travalanche

I have a friend — a female friend — who never talks about Norma Shearer (1902-1983) without talking about how ugly and unappealing she finds her. I suppose my friend … Continue reading

08/13/2017 · 2 Comments

Louise Brooks as “The Canary” in The Canary Murder Case (1929) | FROM THE BYGONE

The Canary Murder Case is a 1929 American Pre-Code crime-mystery film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Malcolm St. Clair and Frank Tuttle. The screenplay was based on novel The Canary … Continue reading

04/18/2016 · 2 Comments