Femme Fatale Series: Joan Bennett in “Scarlett Street”

Femme Fatale Series: Joan Bennett in “Scarlett Street”

Next up, Joan Bennett plays Kitty March in Fritz Lang’s “Scarlett Street”. Kitty is in the racket with her boyfriend Johnny (Dan Duryea) of playing older men, for money. This time Kitty sets her sights on wanna-be artist, Chris Cross … Continue reading

Femme Fatale Series: “GILDA”

Femme Fatale Series: “GILDA”

Could I help but throw everything down and be glued to TCM’s, noir features, Monday night!? Nope. Inspired by the bravery of directors that strayed away from romance, drama, comedy, crime, and musical pictures to come up with a new … Continue reading

Dynamite!

Alexis Smith was signed by Warner Bros. after being spotted in a college, drama performance. Warner billed Smith as: “The Dynamite Girl” and “The Flame Girl” in promotional articles. Alexis was paired with the dashing, Errol Flynn in her first … Continue reading

Safe in Hell

Safe in Hell

Dorothy Mackaill is a British-born actress who made her mark with silent films, then to pre-code, talkies. As a teenage runaway, Dorothy made it to London to pursue, acting. Somehow the teen made it from London, to Paris. In Paris, … Continue reading