Monday, June 27, 2016

Starting This Friday: Olivia de Havilland Centenary Blogathon



The Olivia de Havilland Centenary Blogathon, co-hosted by In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood and Phyllis Loves Classic Movies, begins, appropriately enough, on Ms. de Havilland's 100th birthday, July 1.



Here's Olivia de Havilland, accepting her Academy Award for Best Actress from none other than Jimmy Stewart.



While only able to participate in a scant few of the numerous classic movie blogathons out there these days, we're happy to contribute a post to this 3 day look at the six decade career of Olivia de Havilland.



We at Way Too Damn Lazy To Write A Blog will take a break from doing 16mm film presentations, don our "wordsmith" hat and review the 1937 film The Great Garrick, just one among Miss de Havilland's numerous wonderful films and among several exceptional classic movies directed in the 1930's by a favorite of Way Too Damn Lazy To Write A Blog, James Whale (1889-1957).



At this writing, the lineup of entries for the Olivia de Havilland Centenary Blogathon is as follows:



All Good Things: Government Girl

B Noir Detour: The Dark Mirror

Back To Golden Days: The Heiress, Happy 100th Birthday, Olivia de Havilland - a comprehensive look at her life and films and A Pictorial Tribute To Olivia de Havilland

Bewitched With Classic TV: Olivia de Havilland’s television appearances

Big V Riot Squad: Olivia De Havilland On the Air

Caftan Woman: The Male Animal

Christina Wehner: The Private Lives Of Elizabeth And Essex

Cindy Bruchman: Olivia de Havilland is in The Snake Pit

Cinema Cities: Olivia de Havilland's Oscar-nominated performances

Cinema Monolith: Alibi Ike

The Cinematic Frontier: Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte

Classic Film Observations & Obsessions: Elegance On Television - Olivia de Havilland on “What’s My Line”

Critica Retro: The Strawberry Blonde

Danny Reviews: Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte

Dark Lane Creative: Lady In A Cage

Defiant Success: The Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn collaborations

Define Dancing: Happy 100th Birthday To Olivia de Havilland!

Goose Pimply All Over: To Each His Own

Hamlette’s Soliloquy: The Proud Rebel

In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood: Happy 100th Birthday Olivia de Havilland; her movie career and life story

Karavansara: Raffles

LA Explorer: Devotion

The Last Drive In: Wishing a Happy Grand Birthday to Olivia de Havilland!

Lauren Champkin: Love Letters To Old Hollywood: Olivia de Havilland as Maid Marian

Meredy.com: Not As A Stranger

Moon In Gemini: Gone With The Wind - Melanie Wilkes Deconstructed

The Motion Pictures: 5 favorite Olivia de Havilland roles

Movie Classics: Hold Back The Dawn

Movie Rob: The Ambassador's Daughter

Musings Of A Classic Film Addict: Analysis of The Private Lives Of Elizabeth & Essex

Old Hollywood Films: Light In The Piazza

Phyllis Loves Classic Movies: They Died With Their Boots On and Princess O' Rourke

Pop Culture Reverie: To Each His Own

Portraits By Jenni: Dodge City

A Shroud Of Thoughts: Olivia de Havilland in It's Love I'm After

Silver Screen Modes: My Cousin Rachel

Silver Screenings: The Snake Pit

Smitten Kitten Vintage: Santa Fe Trail

Stars and Letters: Don't mess with Olivia de Havilland!

Strictly Vintage Hollywood: Olivia de Havilland - Beautiful and Tough as Nails!

Wolffian Classic Movies Digest: In This Our Life

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