Launched in the mid-1930s, screwball comedies were characterized by “satire of American society, romantic conflicts , battles of the sexes, sight gags, sarcasm, plot twists, verbal duels and witty dialogues”.
Robert Russell, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster and Frank Ross were the screenwriters of the George Stevens’ movie (1943) “The more the merrier” starring the lovely Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea and Charles Coburn. Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt were the … Continue reading →
Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich were the screenwriters of “The thin man” directed by W.S. Van Dyke in 1934 with William Powell (Nick Charles) and Myrna Loy (Nora Charles) Frank Ross, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster were the screenwriters of … Continue reading →
Christmas tree i decorated with my aunt and my mother, my pattern based on my photo of a pole in a Leipzig’s passage and a photo of the actress Jean Arthur (1920s). Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie … Continue reading →
Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett and Walter Reisch were the screenwriters of the movie “Ninotchka“. Dudley Nichols and Hagar Wilde were the screenwriters of the movie “Bringing up Baby“. Viña Delmar and Arthur Richman were the screenwriter of “The awful truth“.
Robert Riskin was the screenwriter of the Frank Capra’s movies “It happened one night“, “Mr Deeds goes to town” and “You can’t take it with you“. Charles Lederer and Ben Hecht were the screenwriters of the movie “His girl Friday” … Continue reading →
Portrait of Jean Arthur in the 1920s, Iljiz Fazulzyanov’s earrings and photo made with photoshop based on my photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin. Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie Wood. My favourite movies of her are … Continue reading →
Photo of Carole Lombard by Otto Dyar, photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin and Ilgiz Fazulzyanov earrings (art deco inspired). Carole Lombard was a famous actress who often played in screwball comedy movies (Launched in the mid-1930s, screwball comedies … Continue reading →
My top 5 : You can’t take it with you, Easy living, It happened one night, Mr Deeds goes to town and Holiday “M” directed by Fritz Lang in 1931 and starring Peter Lorre. “When the police in a German … Continue reading →