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 - 2015 by Stephanie Jones
Celebrating 11 Years of BOE: 2004 – 2015
[in last month]
ENCYCLOPEDIA: B -- 7 candid snapshots of Joan's longtime assistant Betty Barker (3 taken at Joan's home), with descriptions by Barker on the back.
1929: With new husband Doug Fairbanks, Jr., back in LA after their NYC wedding.
RECORDINGS: Updated the page all around, with Library of Congress info, in-depth album notes, and bigger album-cover pictures.
ENCYCLOPEDIA: A -- Updated the entry for the 1996 Always the Star Joan documentary.
ENCYCLOPEDIA: E -- Added a new entry for An Evening with Joan Crawford, a not-so-successful 1981 Broadway show.
1960: A candid at NYC's Plaza Hotel.
1961: A messy-haired candid.
1962: On the set of Baby Jane with Bette Davis.
1963: Judo training on the set of The Caretakers.
1967: Dead! at the end of The Karate Killers.
1971: Two candid shots of Joan's legs/shoes by Peter Warrack, part of a series he took outside the Ritz-Carlton in Boston.
1958: Publicity for The Bob Hope Buick Show.
1959: Color publicity for The Best of Everything.
A film still from The Damned Don't Cry! with Kent Smith.
On the set of Harriet Craig with Mel Ferrer.
A publicity shot by Bert Six.
1952: On the set of Sudden Fear.
Publicity on the set of Johnny Guitar.
Candid with columnist Sidney Skolsky.
1941: Publicity shot.
1942: Candid on the set of They All Kissed the Bride.
1946: A publicity shot with press blurb.
1947: Candid with pen and cigarette.
Film still from The Shining Hour with Melvyn Douglas.
Film still from Strange Cargo with Peter Lorre and Charles Judels (includes press blurb).
Film still from Susan and God with cast members including Rita Hayworth.
Candid shot by a fan.
New covers for:
November 1934's Ecran (Chile).
1970's Inspektor Kennedy (Germany).
November 1930's La Nacion (Argentina).
October 1952's Teatro Scenario (Italy).
And an article from Time Magazine, November 1978, on Christina's new book.
A new cover for August 1933's ABC (Belgium).
A new cover for a July 1939 Cine-Jornal (Portugal).
Movie Weekly: One of a series of articles in the spring of 1925 announcing a contest for re-naming "Lucille LeSueur": "The $1,000 for a Name Contest." (One especially interesting thing about this 2-pg photo spread: The original owner of this magazine has pencilled in her various choices for the new name!)
A new cover for 1928's Sans-Gene (France).
Screenland: January 1931 article: "Joan Goes to Jail!" (3-pg in-depth interview on the set of Paid, including Joan's own words on her [pre-Method Method] acting technique and subsequent crankiness at home.)
Publicity for Dancing Lady.
Publicity by Clarence Sinclair Bull.
A film still from Sadie McKee with Franchot Tone.
A film still from Forsaking All Others with Clark Gable.
1935: A film still from No More Ladies with Robert Montgomery.
Publicity for The Gorgeous Hussy by Hurrell.
Publicity by Hurrell.
Grand Hotel -- US lobby cards: Two new and two bigger, better replacements.
FILMS: A Denver program for 1929's Our Modern Maidens.
1927: MGM publicity by Ruth Harriet Louise.
1929: Publicity for Untamed with co-star Don Terry.
A film still from Paid with Kent Douglass.
Bigger, better replacement for a publicity shot by Hurrell (with kitten).
A film still from Laughing Sinners with Guy Kibbee.
1925: Publicity for Sally, Irene, and Mary with Douglas Gilmore (includes press blurb).
1926: MGM publicity at the pool (with press blurb).
A colorized British postcard promoting The Unknown.
TELEVISION: 3 small shots taken by a fan of his TV screen from a 1965 appearance on The Tonight Show.
1962: To a fan re Baby Jane and a Tonight Show appearance.
1968: To a young French fan.
1970: To a Pepsi executive and his wife, with handwritten note.
1971: To a fan, re no longer having a fan club.
1972: Newsy, to a fan, with a cute addendum about the postman fainting.
1972: Brief, to a fan, with thanks, mentioning Four Fabulous Faces.
1973: To a fan, re the Odessa, Texas, Shakespeare fest.
1976: To a writer-fan from secretary Betty Barker, with regrets that Joan "cannot send a prayer to you for your book, nor a button."
Color candid with longtime fan Charlie Vee.
1972: Color candid.
FILMS: Have you seen 1932's "lost film" Letty Lynton yet? If not, watch here online in its entirety. (Thanks to Vincent for the link.) To read more about why "Letty" is not currently available, see the "Letty Lynton" entry on this site.
FILMS: A U.S. trade ad announcing a change of title from Circus of Blood to Berserk.
1960: Candid on a Pepsi tour.
1963: Candid with Cesar Romero.
Strait-Jacket -- Publicity shot with ax.
A hair test for Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte.
Candid at the Pepsi UNICEF booth of the NY World's Fair.
1965: A candid at event to buy first PepsiCo shares.
1966: A candid in Mexico.
with a little kid while dubbing;
with twins Cathy and Cindy in her dressing room;
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March 4, 2014. Montana Moon, Our Blushing Brides, I Live My Life, The Last of Mrs. Cheyney, and The Bride Wore Red on DVD from Warner Archives.
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