Private Lives (1931)

Amanda Prynne (Norma Shearer) and Elyot Chase (Robert Montgomery) were once married, but are now divorced and have both recently remarried. Elyot’s new gal is Sybil (Una Merkel), who frequently questions him about his ex-wife. Amanda has found romance with Victor (Reginald Denny), but he spends much of his time talking about Elyot, promising Amanda … More Private Lives (1931)

One year, one film: 1930 – The Divorcee

One year, one film: 1930 The film: The Divorcee, dir. Robert Z. Leonard starring Norma Shearer, Chester Morris, Robert Montgomery, Conrad Nagel Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE The “One year, one film” series has reached the pre-code era, and what better way to start it off than with The Divorcee? This film follows … More One year, one film: 1930 – The Divorcee

The Women (1939)

Watched February 5, 2012 The Women (1939): 5/5! Let me begin by saying that this film has an AMAZING cast, which is what attracted me to it in the first place. Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Norma Shearer, Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine… it doesn’t get much better. And this fantastic cast certainly doesn’t disappoint. The script … More The Women (1939)