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Sunday, June 01, 2008

Marvelous Myrna

Early this morning Turner Classic Movies was playing Love Crazy, with Myrna Loy and William Powell playing a married couple, not Nick and Nora Charles. As you can see from the plot, Powell ends up in drag, looking like someone's mother-in-law, and there's a happy ending.

You can actually watch Love Crazy on YouTube if you follow the links from this one, but TCM also did a tribute to Myrna Loy, which you can watch right now:

Myrna Loy was the epitome of Art Deco style and grace.

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Today's shoes: Cole Haan's Carma Air pumps. Classic, perfect... and also available in red.

Myrna probably wore something like them.


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At 10:46 PM, Blogger Pat Patterson said...

Hmmm, Myrna Loy or Claudette Colbert? Would have to go with Claudetter unless there is a scene in a Myrna Loya film as striking as Miss Colbert being rolled out of a carpet at the feet of Caesar (Warren William).


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