Tagged with film-noir

Favorite Actress of Classic Hollywood: Barbara Stanwyck

Posterity is a mercurial thing.  In the 21st century, Barbara Stanwyck is not a very well known actress from the Golden Age, even though everyone has heard of Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, and Katherine Hepburn.  In the classic years, from what I’ve read, Barbara was immensely popular, churning out a number of successful … Continue reading

Doubly Indebted to Double Indemnity

Crime novels, murder mysteries and detective books aren’t my forte.  I usually catch sight of the huge mystery portion of book stores and shiver when overlooking the sheer mass of what’s churned out every month.  Basically, my fear is that I won’t have any life if I’m reading about death all the time.  For the … Continue reading