Fur Films Galleries

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

Fur Films by Decade:

1930-1934

  • Baby Face – Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up corporate ladder and accumulates some fine fur coats in the process. ReviewGallery.
  • I’m No Angel – Mae West as 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.
  • 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 a number of 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 Crash – Set in the late 20’s with fashion so early 30’s, 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.
  • The Match King – A man makes a fortune in matches, and his would-be girlfriend dumps him wearing an amazing fox trimmed outfit. ReviewGallery.
  • The Thin Man Films – It starts in 1934 and goes to 1947, a review of five of the six films that include notable furs. ReviewGallery.
  • This is the Night – Themla 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 big white fox fur coat, among a great selection of other furs. 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.
  • Father Takes a Wife – Gloria Swanson in her last role before the big comeback stars in a film that has a lot of nice furs not meant for the 40’s. ReviewGallery.
  • Lady Be Good – Hollywood makes divorce fun again in this Oscar winning musical that features a few nice foxes. ReviewGallery.
  • Lady of Burlesque – Barbara Stanwyck pushing big fox fur into the 40’s with 1943’s Lady of Burlesque, where Stephanie Bachelor steals the show as a smoking fur clad faux Russian vamp. 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 an amazing white fox trimmed coat. ReviewGallery.
  • The Falcon Films – Group update featuring the furs from a series of “gentleman detective” film staring “The Falcon.” 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 nice 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

  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • The Millionairess – Sophia Loren wears some furs that certainly weren’t common for the 60’s in this comedy. ReviewGallery.
  • What a Way to Go! – Shirley MacLaine meets and marries a bunch of guys who end up dying. She wears nice furs in the process, at least. ReviewGallery.

1970s

  • 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. ReviewGallery.
  • Funny Lady – Barbara Streisand stars in a sequel biopic of Franny Brice, wearing some nice 70’s inspired 30’s fox furs. Review Gallery.
  • Snapshot – Australian “thriller” from 1979 with a nice selection of 70’s furs with a penchant for being worn while Chantal Contouri is smoking. ReviewGallery.
  • The Dr. Phibes Films – A double dose of 70’s horror about the 1920’s, with a sinister, fur draped henchwoman named Vulnavia. ReviewGallery.
  • The Great Bank Hoax – Obscure little comedy from the 70’s that worked in a sexy “fur coat seduction” sequence. ReviewGallery.

1980s

  • City Heat – Formulaic action buddy cop comedy that redeems itself only by showing Madeline Kahn in a huge white fox coat. ReviewGallery.
  • Forever Lulu – Obscure 80’s flick that’s basically Desperately Seeking Debbie Harry, where the seeker wears a big white fox coat over a third of the film. 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.
  • 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 great furs too. ReviewGallery.

1990s

  • Mad Dog Time – Horrible as a film, but features Ellen Barkin two large, full fox fur stoles in the middle of the 1990s, so certainly notable for the furs. ReviewGallery.

2000s

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