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 - 2021 by Stephanie Jones
Celebrating 17 Years of BOE: 2004 – 2021
(October 2020 to present)
LATEST SITE UPDATES
[in last month]
Saturday, May 1, 1:00pm: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ('62)
Tuesday, May 11, 10:00pm: A Woman's Face ('41)
Sunday, May 16, 6:00pm: Mildred Pierce ('45)
1928: MGM publicity playing a "Rolmonica" (includes press caption).
The Circle: A title screen shot.
Sally, Irene, and Mary: Added info and Links to the George Eastman Museum site and blog re the 2018 restoration and 2019 world premiere of the film. (You can also view a 2-minute trailer on the Eastman site.)
1925: A screen shot from Sally, Irene, and Mary.
Comparison shots of Norma/Norma and Norma/double Joan in Lady of the Night.
"Human chandelier" screen shot from Pretty Ladies (Joan at far left).
A title screen shot from 1925's Lady of the Night.
Pretty Ladies: A title screen shot, new note re Technicolor, and new Links. Also added the full July 1925 film review from the New York Times.
May 10, 1977
1960: Newspaper candid.
1962: Candid at a Portrait of Joan book signing.
1965: Candid at I Saw What You Did event with composer Van Alexander.
1960 to publicist / friend Dore Freeman (re a drunken Mynah bird, Peyton Place, et al).
1968 to soon-to-be-very-possessive UK fan Frank Halls.
FILMS: Sheet music for Female on the Beach.
BOOKS: A small cover photo of the 1986 German Mommie Dearest paperback ("Meine liebe Raben-mutter").
1939: Candid with Franchot Tone in NYC on the eve of their divorce (bigger replacement plus new press caption).
1951: Warners publicity (bigger replacement).
1952: Publicity for Sudden Fear by Ernest Bachrach.
ADS: A 1948 ad for Style-Mart clothes.
1931: A film still from Possessed with Clark Gable and Skeets Gallagher.
1936: Publicity for The Gorgeous Hussy.
1938: A film still from Mannequin with Spencer Tracy.
MAGAZINES: Cover for Silver Screen (1939, US).
PHOTOS: 1931 publicity by Hurrell.
MAGAZINES: Covers for:
Elokuva-Aitta (1933, Finland)
Picture Show (1937, 1940, and 1954; UK)
Zenit (1932, Italy)
GEOGRAPHY: Added a note at the beginning of the New York City section about Joan's never having lived at the Barbizon Hotel, despite numerous claims to the contrary.
Also added bigger cover photos and new publishing info from the film's novelization to the Books Related to Joan Movies page.
Paris (1926): A US window card.
PHOTOS: 1928 publicity on the set of Rose-Marie.
ENCYCLOPEDIA: Willard Mack -- Added a new entry, including a photo and links, for the writer of Old Clothes and Untamed.
1958: Color candid on the set of GE Theater's "Strange Witness."
FILMS: A credit screen shot for The Story of Esther Costello.
ART: Two 2013 Johnny G-inspired drawings by Italian "spanking artist" Lumasoc. (Alert: Erotic content! Don't look if you're shy, prudish, or under 18!)
1940: Susan and God -- A film still with press caption describing outfit.
FILMS: Reunion in France
Nine new or bigger movie posters from Belgium (1), Italy (3), and the US (5).
Lobby cards: One US, and one Italian Fotobusta.
Seven new or bigger movie posters from Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the US.
A title screen shot (top of page).
Posters from the US and from France.
A US lobby card.
1931: A film still from This Modern Age with Neil Hamilton.
1935: Candid on the set of No More Ladies, autographed by Edna May Oliver, Robert Montgomery, Joan, and director Edward Griffith.
FILMS: A 1931 review of Paid from Loew's Weekly.
Weekly (US): January 1931 cover promoting Paid (includes
link to inside pages with ad and review).
Zenit (Italy): December 1931 cover.
TOBACCIANA: Four 1920s "Crack" cig cards from Uruguay.
1925: A film still from Sally, Irene, and Mary with Constance Bennett and Sally O'Neil.
1927: A film still from The Unknown with Norman Kerry.
A film still from Possessed with Clark Gable (bigger, better replacement).
Publicity by Hurrell (bigger, better replacement with new press caption).
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