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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]
LETTERS: 1930 to a fan re her hobbies (collecting dolls--all sorts) and the upcoming Great Day. (Joan's letters from the '30s are rare, and this is a good example of both her stationery and still-not-perfected signature at the time, as well as of the general type of responses she then gave to fans.)
1929: Publicity with... the first piece of transatlantic air freight in history! Woooo! (Read the accompanying snipe for all the details.)
1930: A screen shot from Montana Moon with Ricardo Cortez.
MAGAZINES: An August 1927 cover of Japan's "The Play and Movie."
1927: A screen shot from The Unknown.
Rose-Marie -- A bigger, better replacement film still with House Peters and James Murray.
Dream of Love -- Publicity shot.
1960: Color candid on 46th St. in NYC.
1963: Color in the Oval Office with President Kennedy to promote "Mental Health Week."
1964: A film still from Strait-Jacket.
1967: With Tim Conway on The Hollywood Palace.
Celebrate with TCM on Monday:
Seven Joan films starting at 6:30am Eastern:
Baby Jane, Torch Song, Goodbye My Fancy,
1950: A bigger, better replacement for a Damned Don't Cry publicity photo.
Color street candid, on the day of a now-famous Eve Arnold shoot.
A bigger, better replacement for a Best of Everything publicity photo.
1961: A bad-hair (pre-/post-hat?) color candid.
A much bigger, better replacement for a Baby Jane wardrobe test photo.
In color at the Oscars with Cesar Romero.
1939: A bigger, better replacement publicity shot for The Women, with Shearer and Russell.
1941: A film still from When Ladies Meet.
1946: A bigger, better replacement publicity shot.
1949: A film still from Flamingo Road.
EVENTS: Help celebrate Joan's March 23 birthday (Monday) at the Laemmle Theater in North Hollywood, where they'll be serving birthday cake and two scoops of Joan's films: Possessed '47 and Baby Jane.
Publicity shot by Hurrell.
1932: Candid with Mary Pickford, Jack Oakie, and Polly Moran.
1933: A film still from Today We Live.
1934: A screen shot from Forsaking All Others.
1935: Dancing with Montgomery in No More Ladies.
1936: At home with Franchot, shot by Hurrell.
A bigger, better replacement with Montgomery on the set of The Last of Mrs. Cheyney.
Reading from The Book of Joan on the set of The Bride Wore Red.
1926: Fashion publicity.
1930: A rare film still from the never-released Great Day!
1941: MGM publicity shot by Hurrell.
1952: A film still from Sudden Fear.
1953: At the premiere of Torch Song with members of her fan club.
1957: On the set of Esther Costello.
ART: A caricature by H. Pierre Montiel.
1934: A radio broadcast to promote Sadie McKee, with Franchot Tone.
Love on the Run -- A film still with Clark Gable.
A film still from The Ice Follies of 1939.
The Women -- A bigger, better replacement for a Crystal film still.
A bigger, better autographed addition for an MGM publicity shot by Laszlo Willinger.
1929: Publicity shot.
1930: A bigger, better replacement with Xavier Cugat in front of the Grauman's mural he created.
ENCYCLOPEDIA - P: Added 2 larger photos and 3 new photos from "The Passing Show of 1924" program. Joan, credited as "Lucille Le Suer," "Lucille Le Seur," and "Lucille Le Seuer" on these pages, appeared in this show at the Winter Garden for 2 months.
1926: A bigger, better replacement for a film still from Paris.
1927: A film still from The Taxi Dancer, with Owen Moore.
1928: With Johnny Mack Brown in Our Dancing Daughters.
1929: A bigger, better replacement for publicity shot by Ruth Harriet Louise.
1959: To Gunnar of the Bel Air Sands with thanks for the champagne.
1961: To a fan with thanks and recent travel news.
1973: To a colleague with appreciation for his work on her recent Pan-Am commercial.
1963: Posing (with Peck, Duke, and Begley) with the Oscar she just accepted for Anne Bancroft.
1967: A sharper version of a candid outside her NYC apartment.
1968: Berserk: A color film still with Robert Hardy.
1960: Color candid.
1962: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?:
From me, merely a bigger, better replacement on the set with Davis and Aldrich.
JEWELRY: Added 4 shots of a gold, amethyst, and diamond bracelet designed by Adrian and given to Joan by husband Phillip Terry on their 3rd wedding anniversary.
ADS: Added a page for 2 special Variety ads: June 21, 1977, announcing the industry tribute to be held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater; and an "Our Beloved Friend" memorial--signed by family, friends, and colleagues--on May 10, 1984, the 7th anniversary of her death.
your city, group, or self is presenting a Joan Crawford-related
event in the
February 6 - April 16, 2015 (Silver Spring, Maryland): The AFI presents Leading Ladies of Hollywood's Golden Age. Joan's Rain is showing 3/28, 3/30, 4/2; Mildred Pierce on 3/29, 3/30; and The Women on 3/21.
LATEST AND UPCOMING RELEASES
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.
Visitors to this page since the site's debut on March 23, 2004:
"The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on."