Here are 10 things you should know about Marie Wilson, born 105 years ago today. No dumb blonde, she; she found success on stage and in movies, radio and television.
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10 Things You Should Know About Rosalind Russell
Here are 10 things you should know about Rosalind Russell, born 114 years ago today. A terrific actress, she also strikes us as having been a decent, down-to-earth person—the kind of gal it’d be fun to have a couple of drinks with at a favorite watering hole.
10 Things You Should Know About C. Aubrey Smith
Here are 10 things you should know about C. Aubrey Smith, born 157 years ago today. He exemplified the stiff-upper-lip English gentleman on stage and screen.
Happy Birthday, Rosalind Russell
A Quartet of Screwball Comedy Classics on TCM
Tonight’s a big night for fans of classic romantic and screwball comedies: Beginning at 8 p.m. ET, TCM is airing four favorites in a row, so set those DVRs now (that’s assuming you’re not prepared to stay up until 4 a.m.):
His Girl Friday (1940)
An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying.
Dir: Howard Hawks; Cast: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy
My Man Godfrey (1936)
A zany heiress tries to help a tramp by making him the family butler.
Dir: Gregory La Cava; Cast: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady
Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
A woman’s two lives as small-town innocent and author of torrid romances collide.
Dir: Richard Boleslawski; Cast: Irene Dunne, Melvyn Douglas, Thomas Mitchell
The More the Merrier (1943)
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
Dir: George Stevens; Cast: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn