Mini-Update – Furs On Film – Reckless

As distractions abound, we’ll go with this, the most efficient way to characterize the 1935 film Reckless, staring Jean Harlow: Yes, that is a single link to a Flickr photo.  The shot is probably better than any still I have for it at the moment, and that is the singular fur in the entire film. … Read More Mini-Update – Furs On Film – Reckless

Furs in Film – The Great Bank Hoax (1977)

As mentioned in the last film update, films from the ’30s with an heiress are “must-record.” Films about small towns are… fur fashion kryptonite, so to speak, even if they’re also from the ’70s. Sometimes wild, random hunches pay off, as they did in the case of The Great Bank Hoax. Maybe it was 1977… Read More Furs in Film – The Great Bank Hoax (1977)

Furs in Film – Forever Lulu (1986)

Good thing I’ve already posted Night Shift because we have a new heavyweight champion for “great fox screen time,” one that will be hard to beat. Also can be added to that concise list of films where a fur coat is integral to the plot. Fortunately, the one in Forever Lulu has a better screen… Read More Furs in Film – Forever Lulu (1986)

Furs in Film – The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

When I’m zipping through the channel guide for TCM looking for stuff to drop on the DVR for later review, I follow specific rules. Certain “thematic factors” argue either for or against the likelihood there will be some good fur in the film in question. One of the “against” factors is “war movie,” even “war… Read More Furs in Film – The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

Furs in Film – The Awful Truth (1937)

I’d like to think I have pretty high editorial standards for singling out an individual film for recognition. Since this is only the second one I’ve done, perhaps I haven’t done much to establish those high editorial standards yet. Personally, I think a film needs quality and quantity to distinguish itself. The previous film, Roberta,… Read More Furs in Film – The Awful Truth (1937)