Monday, April 26, 2010

Today's Conversation

Ok, I'm getting guff for posting too much Robert Taylor stuff. One more week, that's it ;)

On the Bob front, TCM has a mini marathon of Bob movies on his birthday, May 21, starting at 6:30 a.m. eastern:
  • 6:30 a.m. Big House, The (1930)
  • 8:00 a.m. Divorcee, The (1930)
  • 9:30 a.m. Private Lives (1931)
  • 11:00 a.m. Faithless (1932)
  • 12:30 p.m. Hide-Out (1934)
  • 2:00 p.m. Night Must Fall (1937)
  • 4:00 p.m. Last Of Mrs. Cheyney, The (1937)
  • 5:45 p.m. Lady In The Lake (1947)
There was some comments in the Personal Property post regarding Bob & Jean Harlow. Alas, all I'm able to contribute to the discussion is a photo:



Got another Jean/Bob pic you can share? Let me know!

You all remember that Personal Property was a remake of Robert Montgomery's The Man in Possession, right? Possession is a lot more pre-code, if you get my drift. RM was also in the stage production of Possession, which helped him get the film role.

Other useless thoughts from the past week...

Ran into this interesting post about studio logos over the decades.

Ever see Ace in the Hole? Ran across this tidbit with some background information you might find interesting.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting the Harlow/RM photo! It looks as though he is displaying her famous large ring to photographers :)

By the way, I came across a new RM-related website the other day:

www.themontgomeryexperiment.org

Very mysterious. I wonder who is behind it, what the experiment is, and what it will come to...

Debbie said...

Carrie,
Love the studio logos info. I had seen the MGM Leo the Lion info, but not the other studios. Very interesting.

Debbie

Carrie said...

Thanks for the tip on the new RM site - digging into it now!

Debbie - glad you liked the info!

Debbie said...

I'm reading my way through bio's on stars that either worked with RM or were friends, since RM died before he could do his autobiography. Anyone have any good suggestions? The book on Elizabeth Mongomery had some great info. So did James Cagney's. (I've read two on him since he and Bob were close buddies).

Debbie

Carrie Liz said...

Carrie,

While plotting the month's TCM-recording, I noticed THE SINGLE STANDARD (1929) listed on the schedule for Sunday (well, Monday morning): May 2/3, 5:00am EST.

Wasn't this film among your "Wanted" titles once upon a time?

Best,
CarrieLiz