Thanks to all who contributed yesterday! We’ve got another great group today, so without further ado:
– Lara at Backlots takes a look at journalist Barbara Stanwyck’s creation of a political everyman in Capra’s Meet John Doe.
– Carley at The Kitty Packard Pictorial looks at Lee Tracy’s fast-talking gossip journalist (and Dick Powell’s screen debut!) in Warner Brothers’ Blessed Event.
– Famous Dames looks at Burt Lancaster’s ruthless J.J. Huntsecker manipulating Tony Curtis’ Sidney Falco for his own agenda in Sweet Smell of Success.
– I Started Late and Forgot the Dog looks at the role of the career women in Crime of Passion.
– Kevin at Perforated Carr takes a behind-the-scenes look at Roman Holiday.
– Aurora at Once Upon a Screen looks at Barbara Stanwyck’s domestic column writer who must suddenly become the persona she’s been playing in the newspaper in Christmas in Connecticut.
– Portraits By Jenni looks at a woman torn between her journalistic profession and domestic life with Ralph Bellamy in Headline Shooter.
– Danny at Pre-Code takes a thorough look at rival headlines causing trouble in Platinum Blonde.
– Silver Scenes gives some great behind-the-scenes info in their review of the hilarious Libeled Lady.
– Silver Screenings looks at an early television anthology episode documenting the important case of newspaper printer John Peter Zenger in The Trial of John Peter Zenger.
– The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog looks at the use of the journalist in the Poverty Row thriller The Mysterious Mr. Wong.
– The Hollywood Review highlights some memorable journalists from the pre-code era.
– The Joy and Agony of Movies gives an in-depth look into the production and the true story behind All the President’s Men.
– The Man on the Flying Trapeze compares The Front Page and its later remake, His Girl Friday.
– Bernardo at The Movie Rat looks at journalists in the classic horror films Doctor X and The Return of Doctor X.
– They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To looks at Montgomery Clift as a journalist who gets a little too involved with his readers in Lonelyhearts.
– Ivan at Thrilling Days of Yesteryear writes an in-depth review of Humphrey Bogart’s Deadline – U.S.A.
– Vienna’s Classic Hollywood reviews the Clark Gable/Doris Day romantic comedy Teacher’s Pet.
– Dorian at Tales of the Easily Distracted looks at Shattered Glass, a biopic about reporter Stephen Glass, who was caught fabricating his news stories.
– Girls Do Film looks at some of the historical and cultural context of Sex and the Single Girl.
– The Girl with the White Parasol looks at one murderous reporter trying to keep his secret from his determined protege in Scandal Sheet.
– My co-host Jessica at Comet Over Hollywood looks at portrayals of journalists in film.
– Nitrate Diva looks at Buster Keaton and newsreels in The Cameraman.
– Cliff at Immortal Ephemera looks at another Lee Tracy journalism film, Clear All Wires!
If there are any stragglers, just send me a link once you have your posts up. Thank you all so much for making this such a great success!