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.
- The Crash – Set in the late ’20s with fashion so early ’30s, 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.
- Girls About Town – Kay Francis in a movie where she wears lots of fur. This happens a lot to Kay Francis. That’s a good thing. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- I’m No Angel – Mae West is a well-dressed circus lion tamer in 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.
- 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.
- 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
furdown 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 Thin Man Films – The series starts in 1934 and goes to 1947, and we review 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.
- Angel – Dietrich is the Angel from the title, of course, and wears fox and mink to compliment her divine status. 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.
- 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.
- Break of Hearts – Katharine Hepburn movie where Katharine Hepburn doesn’t wear a lot of fur. Lucky for you, Jean Howard comes to the rescue with a huge white fox coat. Review – Gallery.
- Breakfast for Two – Barbara Stanwyck starts the day off right with huge fox fashions in this “screwball” comedy from 1937. Glenda Farrell pitches in with some extra furs, too. Review – Gallery.
- The Bride Wore Red – Joan Crawford in a beautiful and huge fox fur collar. 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.
- Dracula’s Daughter – Marguerite Churchill’s secretarial stipend allows her to perform her duties in a huge white fox cape. Review – Gallery.
- Every Day’s a Holiday – Actual Fur Queen Mae West does a period piece but still manages to wear a ton of fur, including a huge fox collar. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Fight For Your Lady – ’30s 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.
- Ice Follies of 1939 – Joan Crawford doesn’t skate much in a movie about ice skating. She wears some great furs to make up for it, though. Review – Gallery.
- I’ll Take Romance – Grace Moore does her part to reinforce that Broadway diva in fur stereotype with this late ’30s romantic comedy. 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.
- 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 – Jean Harlow and Myrna Loy in a classic with many furs. Review – Gallery.
- The Mad Miss Manton – Quite simply, the most fantastic fur fashion film of all time. There is no equal. Review – Gallery.
- Mannequin – It’s the one with Joan Crawford, not Kim Cattrall. It has more and better furs than that one. You like big fur collars? Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Mr. Dodd Takes the Air – The story of Claude Dodd and the well-dressed women who surround him. Review – Gallery.
- Over the Moon (1939) – What do you do when you inherit 18 million? You buy lots of furs and take your fur-wearing besties around the world! Review – Gallery + Clip.
- 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 – Updated gallery of stills from the film Roberta, much higher quality. 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.
- The Dolly Sisters – A ’40s musical with a happier ending than the one upon which it was based gives Betty Grable a chance to show off a fabulous white fox-trimmed coat. 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.
- The Falcon Films – Group update featuring the furs from a series of “gentleman detective” films starring “The Falcon.” 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 pushes 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 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 of 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 this critical darling’s selection of thick fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- Billion Dollar Brain – Not-Bond saves the world from a really dumb plan to invade the USSR with help from a Soviet agent in fur. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- 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.
- Juliet of the Spirits – Bland hausfrau hallucinates while getting advice from a sexy neighbor. The sexy neighbor wears the largest white fox fur-trimmed dress in history. Review – Gallery.
- The Millionairess – Sophia Loren wears some furs that certainly weren’t common for the ’60s in this comedy. Review – Gallery.
- On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – Rigg, Diana Rigg. The only thing that really matters in this Bond flick and lovely in red fox and chinchilla. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Penelope – Natalie Wood fills in some missing furs from The Great Race in this confusing comedy from 1966. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- 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.
- At Long Last Love – Jukebox musical set in the 1930s with some 1970s stand-ins for the big fox furs of the era on Cybill Shepard and Madaline Khan. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Baba Yaga – No one has optioned the Valentina cinematic universe yet, but here’s hoping the updates will keep her wardrobe as this one did. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- 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.
- Bluebeard – Some of the loveliest ladies of the 1970s wear fur (hooray!) and then get killed by Richard Burton (boo!). Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Darktown Strutters – Strange things happen late at night on Turner Classic Movies; this is one of the stranger ones, with big ’70s fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- Daughters of Darkness – Deconstructive gal pal vampire take wherein you get a Marlene Dietrich-inspired version of Countess Bathory in a big fox-trimmed coat. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- The Dr. Phibes Films – A double dose of ’70s horror about the 1920s, with a sinister, fur-draped henchwoman named Vulnavia. Review – Gallery.
- Funny Lady – Barbara Streisand stars in a sequel biopic of Franny Brice, wearing some excellent 70’s inspired ’30s fox furs. Review – Gallery.
- The Great Bank Hoax – Obscure little comedy from the ’70s that worked in a sexy “fur coat seduction” sequence. Review – Gallery.
- Magnum Cop – Late ’70s Italian exploitation meets Joan Collins in white fox fur. I hope the lira was worth it. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- The Pink Panther Strikes Again – Lesley-Anne Down is a better fur wearer than assassin in this comedy that continues the fur-wearing streak in the Pink Panther films. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- The Possession Of Joel Delaney – Shirley MacLaine gets grabby as a rich divorcee whose status as a rich divorcee is constantly reflected in her wardrobe. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Rabid – Marilyn Chambers destroys Canada in this low-key zombie apocalypse movie that features her wearing a raccoon fur coat (because rabies). Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Ritual of Evil – A short appearance of a big white fox collar and matching hat in a made-for-tv movie from 1970. Review & Gallery.
- Snapshot – Australian “thriller” from 1979 with an excellent selection of late ’70s furs worn by Chantal Contouri while smoking like a champ. Review – Gallery.
- Strip Nude for Your Killer – Giallo starring Edwige Fenech, who does not strip off her coyote fur jacket for over eight minutes. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- American Dreamer – Get hit by a car and get fur coats. This is the internal story logic of American Dreamer. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Asso (Ace) is an Italian comedy from 1981 with an unfortunate English-sounding name and a fortunate Edwige Fenech in beautiful ’80s furs. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- City Heat – Formulaic action buddy cop comedy that redeems itself only by showing Madeline Kahn in a huge white fox coat. Review – Gallery.
- The Couch Trip – Surprisingly effective turn from SNL alum Mary Gross in a big silver fox coat and black fox hat, however briefly. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Covergirl – Irena Ferris sells some furs thanks to simp Jeff Conway. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Dolls – Wicked stepmother gets turned into a doll, but not before wickeding it up in a blue fox fur stroller. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Forever Lulu – Obscure ’80s flick that’s basically Desperately Seeking Debbie Harry, where the seeker wears an oversized white fox coat over a third of the film. 20% Runtime club member. 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.
- The Last Metro – Catherine Deneuve leads in this French tale of Paris under Nazi occupation and the ladies who wear brown fur during it. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Murder-Rock: Dancing Death – Between the murder, rock, dancing, and death, there’s a decent amount of fur in this less revered Fulci gallio. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – Short, sweet, this possibly 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.
- Rent-a-Cop – Liza’s not-too-auspicious return to movies includes some great “80s hooker in furs” fox, including a red fox seen on-screen for extended periods. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Sokaktan gelen kadin – Turkish film about a hooker with a heart of cold and a closet full of silver fox and other furs. 20% Runtime club member. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- A Stranger is Watching – And you’re only watching to see Captain Janeway in a full-length fox fur coat. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- The Stuff – A satirical ’80s horror film with that tired “huge ’80s fur coat fashion show” you get in every satirical ’80s horror film. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Too Scared to Scream – A lady in a coat with a huge fox collar shows up in a slasher movie in the first ten minutes. That’s not ending well for her. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- White of Eye – Stay warm in the desert and seduce handymen while wearing lynx in this oddly costumed horror/thriller. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- The First Wives Club – First wives and second wives contribute to the fur wearing in this ’90s exception that proves the rule. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- The Gumshoe Kid – This should not be here, by which I mean the 1990s section. It features the line: “Silver fox! Oh lord, how I love silver fox!” Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Mad Dog Time – Horrible as a film, but features Ellen Barkin two large, full fox fur stoles in the middle of the 1990s, so undoubtedly notable for the furs. Review – Gallery.
- Midnight Blue – A Playboy softcore outing with Hitchcockian aspirations that includes 10 minutes of Annabel Schofield in a full-length blush fox coat. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Mr. Magoo – It’s the best way to spend 25 seconds of movie-going in 1997. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- The Shadow – The era of pre-Marvel superhero flicks included this 1930s-set entry with some period faithful foxes. Not for long, but very nice indeed. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Chicago – Film from the early 2000s based on a musical from the ’70s, based on a play from the ’20s. So eventually, you get fur on Catherine Zeta-Jones, which is all that matters. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Factory Girl – Sienna Miller stars in a biopic of Edie Sedgwick, a brief ’60s “it girl” with a tragic but fur-filled life. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Miss Pettigrew Lives for A Day – Amy Adams plays a typical late ’30s madcap comedy heroine and wears some almost period-authentic furs. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor – A Mummy sequel with fur! Oh boy, Rachel Weisz in fox! Wait, what? Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Why Did I Get Married – Tyler Perry’s relationship film features affluent couples on a ski resort vacation and all the furs they wear. Review – Gallery.
- Anna Karenina (2012) – Keira Knightley stars as our train-bound heroine in a lovely variety of probably period-inauthentic foxes, but I don’t care. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- American Hustle – By their powers combined, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence make… a really nice way to wear fur in a movie. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Hustlers – The “only” fur film from the 2010s didn’t have to go this hard, but thanks, JLo, your service is appreciated. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- I, Tonya – Margot Robbie gets stuck with the crummy rabbit jacket and not the great silver fox in this 80s-adjacent biopic. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- The Infiltrator – Diane Kruger does all the exciting infiltration in this ’80s-period piece about the upper end of the drug war. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Serena – Jennifer Lawrence wears fur again on screen in this ’30s period piece that, according to my extensive research, should have had a lot more fur. Review + Gallery + Clip.
- Cruella – Disney makes an origin story about a fur-obsessed villain and almost completely forgets the furs. Almost. Review & Gallery.
- House of Gucci – Lady Gaga stars in an ’80s period piece with many authentic ’80s furs. Pretty much the only way you’ll get them in this decade. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Madame Claude – French remake of a 1977 film based on a true story. Period authentic real fur makes several appearances. Review – Gallery + Clip.
- Respect – Aretha Franklin biopic with enough r-e-s-p-e-c-t for the period displayed to use a variety of real furs. Review + Gallery + Clip.