Wise Girl (1937)

Susan Fletcher (Miriam Hopkins) is an heiress on an adventure. She has left her father’s mansion and all of its comforts for the odd and exciting world of Greenwich Village. She’s not exactly on vacation, though. Susan’s on a mission. Her orphaned nieces, Katie (Marianna Strelby) and Joan (Betty Philson), are living in Greenwich with artist John O’Halloran (Ray Milland) — their guardian, following the … Continue reading Wise Girl (1937)

FilmStruck Friday: Men Are Not Gods (1936)

Welcome to this week’s edition of FilmStruck Friday! Every Friday here on TMP, with the exception of the first Friday of the month (which is reserved for “Favorite things about…”), we’ll be taking a look at a film available through the TCM and Criterion Collection-curated streaming service. Today’s film comes from 1936 – Men Are Not Gods, starring Miriam Hopkins. Happy viewing! Ann Williams (Miriam … Continue reading FilmStruck Friday: Men Are Not Gods (1936)

The Richest Girl in the World (1934)

Dorothy (Miriam Hopkins) is The Richest Girl in the World. With all of that money, it would seem that her life must be wonderful, completely free of worry. But when her fiance breaks off his engagement to her because he has fallen in love with someone else, Dorothy begins to question whether someone would like her if she didn’t have money. So she hatches a … Continue reading The Richest Girl in the World (1934)

Old Acquaintance (1943)

Kit Marlowe (Bette Davis) has become a big-shot writer with the critical success of her new novel. She decides to make a visit to her hometown to give a lecture, and plans to stay with her old best friend Millie (Miriam Hopkins) and Millie’s husband Preston (John Loder). Things get off to a rocky start when Kit is “kidnapped” by her fan club just after … Continue reading Old Acquaintance (1943)