Articles by: Constance Metzinger

Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy Create Movie Magic in “Naughty Marietta”

Jeanette MacDonald knew how to flaunt spunk like no other woman in her time and, incredibly, she reigned during an era of ultra-spunky women. Jeanette knew how to be feisty and flirty without losing any of her natural refinement which…

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6 From the ’60s: Favorite Films from the 1960s

Send Me No Flowers

My sister and I were first introduced to classic movies through the films of the 1960s since this was the decade that our father loved the most growing up in. He started us off on children’s classics from this time…

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Joan Crawford’s Western Classic: “Johnny Guitar”

Joan Crawford in a western? If that sounds incredulous, Ms.Crawford must have thought so, too, because it was not until 1954 that she starred in her first spurs-and-guns picture – Johnny Guitar. Unlike Barbara Stanwyck, Joan seemed out of place in the…

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