A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All original Encyclopedia text, from A to Z, is copyright © 2004 - 2018 by Stephanie Jones
Celebrating 14 Years of BOE: 2004 – 2018
[in last month]
FILMS: A window card for Sadie McKee.
Publicity by Clarence Sinclair Bull.
1933: With director Robert Z. Leonard and a starlet who'd won a contest to appear in Dancing Lady (includes press caption).
1935: Publicity for I Live My Life.
FILMS: The Circle (first film credited to "Joan Crawford") -- Added a title card, movie poster, lobby card, ad, and 7 links (six to modern-day website reviews and one to the AFI page for the film).
Publicity for Pretty Ladies with director Monta Bell and chorus girls (see if you can spot "Lucille LeSueur"!).
A screen shot from The Circle with Frank Braidwood.
Publicity for Our Blushing Brides.
A film still from Paid with Purnell Pratt.
1931: A film still from This Modern Age with Marjorie Rambeau, who was later replaced by Pauline Frederick.
1925: Publicity for Pretty Ladies by Clarence Sinclair Bull (bigger, better replacement).
Screen Secrets photo spread on how to dance the "Savannah Stomp" (known elsewhere as the "Black Bottom").
A film still from Rose-Marie with Creighton Hale (bigger, better replacement).
Publicity for Four Walls by Ruth Harriet Louise.
1929: Publicity for Our Modern Maidens (includes press caption describing outfit).
Cine-Romanzo (Italy): Three covers from 1930 (February, July, October).
Hele Verden (Denmark?): 1933 with Robert Montgomery.
Motion Picture (US): 1975 with Bette Davis: "Hollywood's Blazing Feuds."
Uge-Revyen (Denmark): 1950.
1952: To a fan with thanks for clippings, plus news of kids and travel.
1964: To a trailer-park fan ("Heavy") with thanks for get-well wishes.
1968: To a fan with thanks for Berserk and Lucy Show appreciation.
MAGAZINES: Intro photo spread for the 1975 Photoplay article, "At Last! I'm Finally Living the Life I Want!" Joan speaks frankly near the end of her life.
TELEVISION: A small newspaper ad for Joan's 1970 appearance on TV's The Virginian.
A color screen shot from Trog.
Color with Tim Conway on the Tim Conway Comedy Hour in the "Lillian Abbott: Superstar!" sketch (thanks to James Bruce).
RECORDINGS: Added front/back cover photos, info, and a review for the 1963 soundtrack of The Caretakers, composed by Elmer Bernstein.
FILMS: A UK quad double-feature poster featuring Berserk and Torture Garden.
A color screen shot from The Lucy Show with Lucille Ball.
1953: Candid with Cesar Romero (includes press caption).
1955: Queen Bee photo-artwork with John Ireland.
1956: In London with Norman Wisdom and Belinda Lee.
1964: On the set of Strait-Jacket with Vicki Cos (young Carole Harbin).
MAGAZINES: A 1945 French cover of Noir et Blanc.
1940: Fashion photograph by George Hoyningen-Huene, with dress design by Jo Copeland.
1945: With Dorothy Kilgallen at the Stork Club (thanks to Vincent Estrada).
1946: A film still from Humoresque with John Garfield and Oscar Levant.
1937: Publicity for Mannequin (includes press caption describing outfit).
1939: On the set of The Women with designer Adrian (bigger, better replacement).
They All Kissed the Bride -- A film still with Helen Parrish.
Reunion in France -- A film still with Philip Dorn (includes press caption).
1946: Wardrobe test shot for Humoresque.
FILMS: A promo ad for The Gorgeous Hussy.
1931: This Modern Age -- A film still with Pauline Frederick.
1935: No More Ladies -- A film still with Edna May Oliver.
The Gorgeous Hussy -- Publicity with Robert Taylor.
EVENTS REMINDER: From today through October 9, BFI Southbank will host Fierce: The Untameable Joan Crawford, a retrospective of 20 Joan films. Saturday August 4 features "a special event – An Afternoon with Joan Crawford – which will explore the many faces of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars through a series of illustrated talks. We’ll look at her origins as the original ‘it girl’ and flapper superstar, to the much-parodied larger-than-life figure that has permeated films, TV series and books."
Le Film Complet (France): November 1938. The Bride Wore Red cover.
Levande Livet (Sweden): 1934.
Movie Life (US): December 1937.
Moving Picture Stories (US): February 1931 and January 1932.
New Movie Album: A New Who's Who of the Screen (US): October 1930.
Screen Romances (US): February 1931.
TV Magazine (US weekly newspaper supplement): January 4, 1970. Interview re The Virginian and favorite TV shows.
A title screen shot from The Unknown.
Sheet music from Untamed.
1928: Publicity for Dream of Love by Ruth Harriet Louise.
Hollywood Revue of 1929 -- Three screen shots from Joan's dance number.
Our Modern Maidens -- A film still with Rod La Rocque (includes press caption).
Untamed -- Three screen shots with Robert Montgomery.
COLLECTIBLES (PERSONAL): A 1976 William Morris Agency check to Joan, with her signed endorsement on back.
1962: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? A film still (with press caption).
1968: Small screen shot with Jerry Lewis from his telethon.
1973: At NYC's Town Hall with John Springer.
ENCYCLOPEDIA: India Adams -- Added a photo, quote, and links for the singer who dubbed Joan in Torch Song.
1950: Candid with Christina.
1953: Torch Song
On the set with Pier Angeli and Cliquot (bigger, better replacement and new press caption).
1954: A still from NBC's "Road to Edinburgh" with Charles Drake (includes press caption).
1950 PHOTOS: The Damned Don't Cry
Screen shots + a still (some on new pages, some bonuses to already-existing pages)
Smoking with Kent Smith
Two shots on the street at car window
Closeup with David Brian
Screen shot and still with Smith in car
Two shots with sunglasses in car
Two shots: Solo, and with Smith and Brian
With Smith: "I'm no good for you..."
With Steve Cochran at club
Two shots: Solo, and with Cochran
1949: Publicity for Flamingo Road.
1950: Publicity kissing a Marine in Los Angeles (includes press caption).
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event in the
August 1 through October 9
From August 1 through October 9, BFI Southbank will host Fierce: The Untameable Joan Crawford, a retrospective of 20 Joan films. August 4 will feature "a special event – An Afternoon with Joan Crawford – which will explore the many faces of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars through a series of illustrated talks. We’ll look at her origins as the original ‘it girl’ and flapper superstar, to the much-parodied larger-than-life figure that has permeated films, TV series and books."
TCM's "Summer Under the Stars"
Friday, August 31, is Joan's day!
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