Fur Films Galleries

Index of Links to the fur fashion reviews and galleries for each posted film.

1930-1934

  • Baby Face – Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder and accumulates some fine fur coats in the process. ReviewGallery.
  • The Crash – Set in the late ’20s with fashion so early ’30s, the fox furs anachronistically fly in this somber entry. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • Girls About Town – Kay Francis in a movie where she wears lots of fur. This happens a lot. That’s a good thing. ReviewGallery + Clip.
  • I’m No Angel – Mae West is a well-dressed circus lion tamer in a big fox wraps and coats. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • Manhattan Melodrama – Myrna Loy wears fox furs opposite William Powell in a film that’s not about a thin man. ReviewGallery.
  • The Match King – A man makes a fortune in matches, and his would-be girlfriend dumps him wearing a fabulous fox-trimmed outfit. ReviewGallery.
  • Morning Glory – Katharine Hepburn in a huge white fox trimmed wrap from the film that won her an Oscar. ReviewGallery.
  • No More Orchids – Carole Lombard stars in this fine example of a spoiled heiress film, with her character appropriately well dressed in several furs. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • Shanghai Express – An iconic role for Marlene Dietrich and one of the best single fur fashion sequences committed to film. ReviewGallery.
  • Success at Any Price – Relative unknown Genevieve Tobin is the mistress and wife of some rich guys and wears the furs to prove it. ReviewGallery.
  • The Thin Man Films – It starts in 1934 and goes to 1947, reviewing five of the six films that include notable furs. ReviewGallery.
  • This is the Night – Thelma Todd and Lily Damita star in this ultra-complex 1932 romantic comedy, both in some nice furs. ReviewGallery.

1935-1939

1940s

  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • The Falcon Films – Group update featuring the furs from a series of “gentleman detective” films starring “The Falcon.” ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • Lady Be Good – Hollywood makes divorce fun again in this Oscar-winning musical that features a few lovely foxes. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • The Lone Wolf Strikes – Sequel to The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt loses Ida Lupino but keeps the big white fox furs. ReviewGallery.
  • They All Kissed the Bride – Young, beautiful Joan Crawford in an enormous full-length silver fox fur coat, what more do you need? ReviewGallery.
  • Tin Pan Alley – Alice Faye and Betty Grable are almost upstaged by lesser-known Esther Ralston’s big fox trimmed cape and muff. ReviewGallery.

1950s

  • Death of a Scoundrel – George Sanders goes from Falcon to Scoundrel in this 1956 film, and the fox stoles go with him. ReviewGallery.
  • Let’s Do It Again – Someone remakes The Awful Truth in 1953 with one of the biggest blush fox stoles of all time. ReviewGallery.
  • Party Girl – Cyd Charisse is the titular character, a showgirl with a couple friendly furs she wears in this crime drama. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • Singing in the Rain – Silent film star Lina Lamont doesn’t stay silent in a selection of thick fox furs in this critical darling. ReviewGallery.

1960s

1970s

1980s

  • Asso (Ace) is an Italian comedy from 1981 with an unfortunate English-sounding name and a fortune Edwige Fenech in beautiful ’80s furs. ReviewGallery + Clip.
  • City Heat – Formulaic action buddy cop comedy that redeems itself only by showing Madeline Kahn in a huge white fox coat. ReviewGallery.
  • Covergirl – Irena Ferris sells some furs thanks to simp Jeff Conway. ReviewGallery + 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. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • The Last Metro – Catherine Deneuve leads in this French tale of Paris under Nazi occupation and the ladies who wear brown fur during it. ReviewGallery + Clip.
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – Short, sweet, this possibly two-for-one ’80s mega fox was a rarity in 1989. ReviewGallery.
  • Night Shift – Shelly Long reinforces the 1980’s “hookers in fur” stereotype with a gorgeous and well-filmed full-length fox fur coat. ReviewGallery.
  • 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. ReviewGallery + 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. ReviewGallery + 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. ReviewGallery + 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. ReviewGallery + Clip.
  • White of Eye – Stay warm in the desert and seduce handymen while wearing lynx in this oddly costumed horror/thriller. ReviewGallery + Clip.

1990s

2000s

2010s

2020s

  • 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. ReviewGallery + Clip.
  • Madame Claude – French remake of a 1977 film based on a true story. Period authentic real fur makes several appearances. ReviewGallery + Clip.

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