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Carole & Co. entries, December 2010

Carole & Co.

Should auld acquaintance be forgot…

Posted by [info]vp19 on 2010.12.31 at 00:59
Current mood:jubilantjubilant

It’s hard to believe that within a matter of hours, 2010 will be in the past tense and we will have advanced to the year 2011. To honor the occasion, the photo above, showing Carole Lombard and James Stewart’s characters preparing to ring in their new year (1939) in “Made For Each Other.”

For me, this has been a year where much has happened — a job-related move, surgery to improve my eyesight, and other challenges. I’ve come through it okay, and this blog is among the reasons why.

“Carole & Co.”, now more than 3 1/2 years old, has been a labor of love from the outset: love for Carole Lombard as an actress and as a person, love for the classic Hollywood she inhabited, love for a special era in entertainment. Yes, we…

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We’re not just an uncle and a niece.

silver velvet sky

Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten. Written by Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, and Alma Reville, the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Story for Gordon McDonell. In 1991, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

Alfred Hitchcock has quoted this film as his favourite from all his masterpieces, which is not hard to understand. My favourite Hitchcock movie, although it may sound strange or uncommon, is Suspicion (1941), I don’t know what it is, but I simply love it. Anyhow, let’s get back to Shadow Of A Doubt, shall we? Next to Suspicion, it definitely is my favourite, I think it’s just a fantastic film. I don’t particularly enjoy saying this, but I prefer the movies Hitch made during the 1940’s, though I adore Rear Window, Stage Fright, Psycho and others…

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