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Jeanette MacDonald

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  • 'Mildred Pierce's' Ann Roth on designing costumes for the Depression era

    'Mildred Pierce's' Ann Roth on designing costumes for the Depression era
    As Mildred Pierce, the proud single mother in Depression-era Southern California in the new HBO miniseries of the same name, Kate Winslet scrambles around town trying to find a job — after kicking her cheating husband out — in a mud-brown floral-print dress.
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

    Los Angeles Time file photo I thought it would be fun to switch back to mystery people, so here’s today’s mystery guest! [Update: Please congratulate Mike Hawks and Mary Mallory for identifying our mystery fellow!] [Update 2: This is Tay...

    John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis get TCM marathons

    TCM starts its Summer Under the Stars festival Wednesday with John Wayne, arguably the biggest movie star of all. Each day in August, starting at 6 a.m., the channel will salute a performer with a 24-hour marathon. What is Wayne's best? I vote “...

    TCM festival salutes Olivia de Havilland, Gene Tierney, Clint Eastwood, Katharine Hepburn, Paul Newman and … Thelma Todd?

    It starts Sunday with Basil Rathbone and ends Aug. 31 with Clint Eastwood. TCM unrolls another Summer of the Stars festival in August. Each day, the channel devotes a day to the films of one actor. Some are familiar: Steve McQueen on Tuesday, Ingrid Berg

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Aug. 3, 1940

    Aug. 3, 1940: Jimmie Fidler’s staff says: Have you seen Jeanette MacDonald's new custom-built jalopy, upholstered in the MacDonald plaid and rigged with a horn that tootles "The Campbells Are Coming?"