Index of Links to the fur fashion reviews and galleries for each posted film.
Fur Films by Decade:
- Baby Face – Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder and accumulates some fine fur coats in the process. Review – Gallery.
- I’m No Angel – Mae West is a well-dressed circus lion tamer in a big fox wraps and coats. Review – Gallery.
- Lady with a Past – Constance Bennett wears furs for over one-third of the entire film as a jilted heiress looking to get her man back. Review – Gallery.
- Manhattan Melodrama – Myrna Loy wears fox furs opposite William Powell in a film that’s not about a thin man. Review – Gallery.
- Morning Glory – Katharine Hepburn in a huge white fox trimmed wrap from the film that won her an Oscar. Review – Gallery.
- No More Orchids – Carole Lombard stars in this fine example of a spoiled heiress film, with her character appropriately well dressed in several furs. Review – Gallery.
- Rockabye – Constance Bennett brings home the early 30’s fox collar prize as she visits the courtroom in a stunning collar and matching barrel muff. Review – Gallery.
- Shanghai Express – An iconic role for Marlene Dietrich and one of the best single fur fashion sequences committed to film. Review – Gallery.
- Success at Any Price – Relative unknown Genevieve Tobin is the mistress and wife of some rich guys and wears the furs to prove it. Review – Gallery.
- The Crash – Set in the late ’20s with fashion so early 30’s, the fox furs anachronistically fly in this somber entry. Review – Gallery.
- The Eagle and the Hawk – Carole Lombard smoking in a coat with a huge white fox collar and cuffs from an obscure 1933 war film. Review – Gallery.
- The Match King – A man makes a fortune in matches, and his would-be girlfriend dumps him wearing a fabulous fox-trimmed outfit. Review – Gallery.
- The Thin Man Films – It starts in 1934 and goes to 1947, reviewing five of the six films that include notable furs. Review – Gallery.
- This is the Night – Thelma Todd and Lily Damita star in this ultra-complex 1932 romantic comedy, both in some nice furs. Review – Gallery.
- Blond Cheat – Joan Fontaine leads a less notable cast in exceptional fox furs in this 1938 entry. Review – Gallery.
- Born Reckless – A “B” movie from 1937 with a very “A” selection of furs worn by the owner of a struggling cab company. Review – Gallery.
- Broadway Melody of 1936 – It’s about Broadway in 1936, so it has girls in huge fox coats and guys made up to look like girls in huge fox coats. Review – Gallery.
- Fight For Your Lady – 30’s RomCom action with Margot Grahame and Ida Lupino looking lovely as ever in some hefty fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- Fools for Scandal – Carole Lombard’s “worst” film has quite a few nice furs, both on Miss Lombard and gossipy Isabel Jeans. Review – Gallery.
- I’ll Take Romance – Grace Moore does her part to reinforce that Broadway diva in fur stereotype with this late 30’s romantic comedy. Review – Gallery.
- Love Is A Headache – A woman called Charlie wears a lot of big fox furs in this shocking expose of adoption in 1938 New York. Review – Gallery.
- Love Is News – A little-known 1937 film with Loretta Young as a ‘madcap heiress’ with an extensive fur wardrobe. Review – Gallery.
- Libeled Lady – Jane Harlow and Myrna Loy in a classic with many furs. Review – Gallery.
- Mr. Dodd Takes the Air -The story of Claude Dodd and the well-dressed women who surround him. Review – Gallery.
- Remember – Divorce and large fox coats mix once more in this romantic comedy that features an amnesia potion as a critical plot point. Review – Gallery.
- Rendezvous – Rosalind Russel anchors this spy flick that features Binnie Barnes as a Russian spy in better furs. Review – Gallery.
- Roberta – Gallery of captures from the 1935 film starring Irene Dunne and Ginger Rogers. Review – Gallery.
- Roberta Version 2 – Updated gallery of stills from the film Roberta, much higher quality. Review – Gallery.
- The Annabel Films – Two for one update with a young, beautiful Lucille Ball in her early film career. Review – Gallery.
- The Awful Truth – Irene Dunne returns in the most enormous white fox coat of all time. Review – Gallery.
- The Bride Wore Red – Joan Crawford in a beautiful and huge fox fur collar. Review – Gallery.
- The Law in Her Hands – Mob lawyer Mary Wentworth dresses in style with a big white fox fur wrap. Review – Gallery.
- The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt – A gentleman detective entry featuring Ida Lupino in several fox furs, including a spectacular white fox coat. Review – Gallery.
- The Mad Miss Manton – Quite simply, the most fantastic fur fashion film of all time. There is no equal. Review – Gallery.
- Times Square Lady – 1935 crime drama/comedy with many furs, starring Virginia Bruce as the Lady in question. Review – Gallery.
- Dance, Girl, Dance – I greatly enjoy Lucy as burlesque queen Tiger Lilly in her oversized white fox fur coat, among a great selection of other furs. Review – Gallery.
- Easy to Wed – A remake of Libeled Lady with a slightly pre “I Love” Lucille Ball taking up the fur-wearing mantle from Jean Harlow. Review – Gallery.
- Father Takes a Wife – Gloria Swanson, in her last role before the big comeback, stars in a film with many lovely furs not meant for the ’40s. Review – Gallery.
- Lady Be Good – Hollywood makes divorce fun again in this Oscar-winning musical that features a few lovely foxes. Review – Gallery.
- Lady of Burlesque – Barbara Stanwyck pushing big fox fur into the ’40s with 1943’s Lady of Burlesque, where Stephanie Bachelor steals the show as a smoking fur-clad faux Russian vamp. Review – Gallery.
- The Dolly Sisters – A 40s musical with a happier ending than the one upon which it was based, gives Betty Grable the chance to show off a fabulous white fox-trimmed coat. Review – Gallery.
- The Falcon Films – Group update featuring the furs from a series of “gentleman detective” films starring “The Falcon.” Review – Gallery.
- The Lone Wolf Strikes – Sequel to The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt loses Ida Lupino but keeps the big white fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- They All Kissed the Bride – Young, beautiful Joan Crawford in an enormous full-length silver fox fur coat, what more do you need? Review – Gallery.
- Tin Pan Alley – Alice Faye and Betty Grable are almost upstaged by lesser-known Esther Ralston’s big fox trimmed cape and muff. Review – Gallery.
- Death of a Scoundrel – George Sanders goes from Falcon to Scoundrel in this 1956 film, and the fox stoles go with him. Review – Gallery.
- Let’s Do It Again – Someone remakes The Awful Truth in 1953 with one of the biggest blush fox stoles of all time. Review – Gallery.
- Party Girl – Cyd Charisse is the titular character, a showgirl with a couple friendly furs she wears in this crime drama. Review – Gallery.
- Silk Stockings – The 1950’s musical version of Ninotchka features Cyd Charisse in no furs at all, but Janis Paige in a few brilliantly dyed fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- Singing in the Rain – Silent film star Lina Lamont doesn’t stay silent in a selection of thick fox furs in this critical darling. Review – Gallery.
- The Great Race – Comedy from 1965 about a race in 1908 that features the lovely Natalie Wood in 3 different fox furs one after another. Review – Gallery.
- The Millionairess – Sophia Loren wears some furs that certainly weren’t common for the ’60s in this comedy. Review – Gallery.
- What a Way to Go! – Shirley MacLaine meets and marries a bunch of guys who end up dying. She wears lovely furs in the process, at least. Review – Gallery.
- Darktown Strutters – Strange things happen late at night on Turner Classic Movies; this is one of the stranger ones, with big 70’s fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- Funny Lady – Barbara Streisand stars in a sequel biopic of Franny Brice, wearing some excellent 70’s inspired 30’s fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- Snapshot – Australian “thriller” from 1979 with an excellent selection of 70’s furs with a penchant for wearing while Chantal Contouri is smoking. Review – Gallery.
- The Bitch – Joan Collins revives her career with this 1979 softcore drama about nothing particularly interesting except the great fox capes she wears. Review – Gallery.
- The Dr. Phibes Films – A double dose of 70’s horror about the 1920s, with a sinister, fur draped henchwoman named Vulnavia. Review – Gallery.
- The Great Bank Hoax – Obscure little comedy from the ’70s that worked in a sexy “fur coat seduction” sequence. Review – Gallery.
- City Heat – Formulaic action buddy cop comedy that redeems itself only by showing Madeline Kahn in a huge white fox coat. Review – Gallery.
- Forever Lulu – Obscure 80’s flick that’s basically Desperately Seeking Debbie Harry, where the seeker wears an oversized white fox coat over a third of the film. Review – Gallery.
- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – Short, sweet, this maybe two for one 80s mega fox was a rarity in 1989. Review – Gallery.
- Night Shift – Shelly Long reinforces the 1980’s “hookers in fur” stereotype with a gorgeous and well filmed full-length fox fur coat. Review – Gallery.
- The Hotel New Hampshire – Long, complex, meandering, and other unflattering adjectives could be applied to the film, but it worked in Jodie Foster and Natassja Kinski in sumptuous furs too. Review – Gallery.